BOARDS AND COMMITTEES
They are volunteers, too!
~ June 2006 ~ Topic
The President's Role in Helping the Board Do a Better Job
Sometimes the president of a nonprofit perceives his/her job as keeping the Executive Director (ED) on track, and forgets about keeping the board members on track.
These aren't matters that the ED can handle gracefully, and he/she shouldn't have to handle them.
Jeanne Bradner can be reached at Jeannebrad@aol.com.
See our online bookstore for Jeanne Bradner's book on boards: The Board Members Guide: A Beneficial Bestiary and Leading Volunteers for Results: Building Communities Today, and Passionate Volunteerism.
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, The Board Member's Guide, A Beneficial Bestiary and Leading Volunteers for Results: Building Communities Today and Passionate Volunteerism. 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.
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