The Benefits of Transparency in the Boardroom

Transparency is a word that gets bounced around a lot in boardrooms these days, so it’s not surprising that many high-functioning organizations have adopted a transparent and accountable approach to

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Governance with a Focus

The best associations are the ones that are focused on their mission and driven to set and achieve goals. Directors have a clear intention for what they want to achieve.

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Is it Time to Re-Structure Your Governance?

For a variety of reasons, a growing number of associations are restructuring governance to increase their efficiency. Some association executives and volunteers take the plunge once they realize things aren’t

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What Are Board Fiduciary Duties?

Board Fiduciary Duties Fiduciary duty equates with loyalty and encompasses the four main legal principles: The duty to act in the best interests of the organization The duty to disclose

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The ROI on Board Service

  “Leaders are made, they are not born“. -NFL Hall of Fame Coach, Vince Lombardi. So where does one find a good source for leadership development? Association boardrooms are ideal

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How to manage: “I just have a question.”

  It sounds so virtuous when a board member says, “I just have a question.” You would expect the query can be answered briefly with a quick return to the

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Thanks to MultiView Association Management for supplying this article. by Robert C. Harris Scheduled to start at 5 and end at 8, the meeting began with 20 people making self-introductions. They

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While Board training can be an annual ongoing project, the optimum time to have it is after your Annual General meeting and before your first regular Board meeting. Usually 3-5

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By: George Bryce, lawyer  |  Website: www.BryceLaw.ca On March 25th, the Hon. Michael de Jong, BC’s Minister of Finance, introduced Bill #24 (2015) to bring into law a new Societies

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Aila Karpio Association management companies have been around for a long time.  However, they may not all be called AMCs, but for instance administrative support or service providers, or use

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