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How to Compare Board Portal Vendors

Perhaps your board has finally decided that they can’t function any longer without a board…

What Is a Nonprofit Board Committee?

Upon first consideration, you may think that the workhorses of a nonprofit organization are the…

The Importance of Having a Financial Expert on the Audit Committee

One of many issues that the financial crisis brought forth was that many board directors…

What Is the Role of a Nonprofit Advisory Board?

To gain a better understanding of the role of nonprofit advisory boards, it helps to…

What Does the Steering Committee Do?

Large and ongoing projects don’t stay on track on their own. A steering committee guides…

Governance Committee’s Role in Corporate Governance

Many words or terms describe the financial marketplace over the past decade — evolving, volatile,…

What Is a Board Committee Charter?

Standing committees for boards should have a committee charter. The number of…

Best Practices for Board Committees

If board presidents could choose one of the top changes they’d like to make to…

The Role of Board Committees

There’s no shortage of items on a corporate board’s agenda. With so many pressures coming…

The Board’s Involvement in Financial Accounting

A corporate board of directors essentially has two areas of responsibility pertaining to financial accounting.

Best Practices for Shareholder Activism

In past years, activists had a reputation for being corporate raiders. Times are changing, and…