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Nonprofit board service for the genius

Author: Susan Schaefer, (Writer on nonprofit management); Bob Wittig
Publisher: Nashville, TN, USA : For the Genius Press, an imprint of CharityChannel LLC, [2015] ©2015
Series: --For the GENIUS.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"A fun, informative read that candidly highlights a board member's journey. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned veteran, this how-to book provides the insights, strategies, and document templates to help you succeed."--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schaefer, (Writer on nonprofit management); Bob Wittig
ISBN: 9781941050132 1941050131
OCLC Number: 910880375
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxiii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Why would anyone want to serve on a nonprofit board? --
Board basics --
Just the facts --
Finding the right match --
Getting from here to there : from candidate to board member --
Ready, set, action! Wait, who does what? --
Board anatomy --
Bylaws, articles of incorporation, 990s... oh my! --
Creating a roadmap : strategic thinking and planning --
Budgets : a financial blueprint --
Other fun financials --
From ambassador to advocate --
The "F" word : fundraising --
Risk management : covering your assets --
Measuring organizational success : the board's role --
Board recruitment : the dating game --
Orientation : an essential beginning --
Make meetings magic --
ED-chair partnerships : the dynamic duo --
Supporting and evaluating the ED --
Hiring and firing the ED --
What if your leaders flee to Cancun? --
Founders and longtime leaders --
Assessing the board's performance --
Keeping board members engaged and connected --
When things go awry --
Board culture : boards are people too --
appendix A. Sample board commitment form --
appendix B. Sample board officer job description --
appendix C. Sample individual board member fundraising plan --
appendix D. Sample conflict of interest policy --
appendix E. Sample document management, retention, and destruction policy --
appendix F. Sample whistleblower protection policy --
appendix G. Sample executive director evaluation template --
appendix H. Sample succession planning elements.
Series Title: --For the GENIUS.
Responsibility: Susan Schaefer, CFRE, Bob Wittig, MBA.

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"A fun, informative read that candidly highlights a board member's journey. Whether you are a novice or a seasoned veteran, this how-to book provides the insights, strategies, and document templates to help you succeed."--Back cover.

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