Tag Archives: Board of Directors

“Board Culture: How to Prevent a Shift in the Wrong Direction” webinar

On January 29, 2013, from 2 – 3:30 pm  I will present a webinar titled “Board Culture: How to Prevent a Shift in the Wrong Direction” in collaboration with BoardSource.    Using a “hypothetical” case study, this 90 minute low-cost webinar will offer an interactive format … Continue reading

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Lawyers Serving On Nonprofit Boards

Pick a nonprofit scandal.  Generally a lawyer served on the board of directors. When reading about nonprofit scandals, my question is “Where was the lawyer?”  It often appears they were absent as a board member and a lawyer. During a recent CLE program, I spoke on lawyer’s legal and professional responsibilities using … Continue reading

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Boards – Three Hard and Fast Rules for a Board’s Fundraising Policy

When speaking about boards and fundraising, one audience question often is:   “What is an individual board member’s responsibilities for fundraising?”  A board of directors is legally responsible for managing a nonprofit organization.  Their responsibility includes securing enough “resources” to insure their nonprofit’s continued existence and ability to fulfill its mission and exempt purposes.  The … Continue reading

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