Guidelines for building and maintaining high-performance boards, a sample board member job descriptions, and Oliver's book for business professionals considering nonprofit board service
A sample board member job description you can modify for your own needs.
Guidelines for using the board nominating process to identify your nonprofit's needs, find the right candidates, and build productive relationships with board members.
Published by BoardSource and co-authored by Oliver Tessier, this guide is designed to provide direction to business professionals presently serving on boards or considering nonprofit board service. It addresses the role of the board, key differences between for-profit and nonprofit organizations, and choosing a board aligned with the individual's needs and interests.
The board's role in Knowledge Management, published in the October 2001 issue of Board Member.
An overview that includes legal responsibilities of the board, expectations of board members, distinctions between governance and management, and the board and staff roles in fundraising.