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Look here for infomation and the latest techniques to develop your board or committee. The purpose is to help those who work or serve on nonprofit boards of directors or committees.
~August 2001~
  • Are You Enhancing or Impeding Progress at Your Meetings?

Are You Enhancing or Impeding Progress at Your Meetings?

Each board or committee member has the responsibility to make the meeting meaningful for all. They believe in collaboration, democratic process and collective wisdom. The following are ways to be helpful.

Ways to Help Groups


Ways to Impede Groups

Good board and committee members avoid the following:

From: The Board Member's Guide, Jeanne H. Bradner, Conversation Press, 1999

Jeanne H. Bradner

Jeanne H. Bradner is an author, consultant, trainer and speaker on volunteerism, board development and leadership. She is the author of three publications, Passionate Volunteerism, The Board Member's Guide, A Beneficial Bestiary and Leading Volunteers for Results: Building Communities Today. She served as director of the Illinois Governor's Office of Voluntary Action, Midwest Regional Director of ACTION, and Executive Director of the Illinois Commission on Community Service. She is the volunteer program specialist for Illinois' Harper College Volunteer Management curriculum.

Send your comments and questions to Jeannebrad@aol.com

Copyright 2001 by Nancy Macduff.
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