Board 101: Basic Responsibilities
Nonprofit boards have the ultimate responsibility and accountability for the organizations they lead.
Does every member of your board understand their legal obligations, basic responsibilities, and duties?
It doesn't matter if you have served on a board for years or if you are serving on a board for the first time, this one hour course will help you with whatever stage of board development you are at with your organization. The following will be addressed:
- 3 legal responsibilities of a nonprofit board
- 10 basic responsibilities of a nonprofit board
- Key tasks the board should undertake
Past workshop participant comment: "It is a great overview of responsibilities of board members. For newcomers, it's enlightening; for experienced board members, it's a reminder of all their responsibilities."
About the presenter:
Diane McDonald, Education and Training Director, Nonprofit Network. Upon graduation from Michigan State University, Diane began a career in merchandising and retail buying with R.H. Macy & Co, Inc., in Kansas City, Missouri. After two years she was promoted on to Davidson’s, a Macy's division in Atlanta, Georgia, as department store group manager. A relocation to the Detroit area provided the opportunity for Diane to join Manufacturers Bank as branch manager. Her introduction to the nonprofit sector came through the Jackson Community Foundation, where she served as Grant and Scholarship Coordinator. Diane joined Nonprofit Network in 2010 and assists nonprofits in professional development and best practices.
Nonprofit Network Member - Member Benefit
Future Nonprofit Network Member - $10.00