January 5th, 2012 by Marc Otte
Last month I wrote an article titled Orientation and Training of New Board Members for GBQ’s Community Action Practice (CAP) newsletter. In the article I discuss the importance of developing an effective Board for nonprofits and some helpful tips regarding how to do so. While my article was geared toward nonprofit organizations, it can be applied to any entity with a Board. Through working with many different organizations over the last few years I have seen the difference between effective and ineffective boards, and trust my “auditor judgment” when I say the difference is noticeable. An effective Board helps keep management on track, acts as an excellent reference source and provides accountability. Click here to read the full article.