The more aligned and strategic your board of directors is the more successful your organization will be. The Executive and Staff can and should handle the daily work of the organization, but they must be supported by a strong BOD! Professional development for your BOD, in a setting outside the normal “board meeting” space, resulting in a solid program of work for your organization are a must for moving forward effectively.
Board Boot Camp
Non-profits are the heart of a community and recently corporate social responsibility has become a hot topic. As chambers look for ways to provide relevance not only to their members, but to their communities, assisting non-profits in training their boards to be more effective is a sound “business” practice. This is “business” education that you may not have thought of as a part of your chamber program of work, but that could make you a hero!