What Constitutes Board Director Misconduct?
July 19, 2017

What Constitutes Board Director Misconduct?

When board directors behave badly, the consequences for the board director and the organization can be swift, severe and long-lasting. Misconduct by board directors can be intentional or unintentional, and sometimes it’s difficult to tell the difference. When someone perceives…

What Is A Board Meeting Proxy?
July 7, 2017

What Is a Board Meeting Proxy?

Any number of reasons may prevent a board director or member of a corporation from attending an important meeting, such as a special meeting or an annual meeting. The member doesn’t always have to be physically present to cast a…

How To Resolve Board Disputes
June 27, 2017

How to Resolve Board Disputes

The board handbook offers a wealth of knowledge about who the board is and how the directors should be working together to make strategic plans according to the organization’s mission. The same idea holds true for corporations and non-profit organizations.…

Non-Profit Corporate Governance: The Role Of The Board
June 1, 2017

Non-Profit Corporate Governance: The Role of the Board

In rare instances, non-profit board directors get paid for their time, but by and large, they serve as volunteers without pay. Non-profit board directors usually have a special connection to their non-profit organization that has deep personal meaning for them. Non-profit board directors are typically motivated by their passion for the organization’s mission. Some non-profit directors bring seasoned board experience with them from the corporate world. Others benefit by board orientation, training, and mentoring to competently serve on a board. Whether non-profit directors lead by design or by experience, they all have specific duties and responsibilities to their peers on the board and the whole organization.