To be competitive in today’s nonprofit environment, you need to change. This presentation addresses five steps to make your nonprofit more competitive.
This guide from the Robert C. Harris NonProfit Center shares tips for the Board President, including: 1) mission drift, 2) governing docs, 3) strategic direction, 4) board orientation, 5) transparency, 6) authority (who speaks), 7) executive sessions, 8) maintaining focus, 9) president's message (turn it in on time!) and 10) policies.
This document contains a format for an effective dialog between the income board chair/president and the chief staff person. It includes 15 questions to discuss and is formatted so key issues are not overlooked.
This chart helps to clarify the distinct duties of the president-elect, president, and immediate past-president.
The Fort Collins Area Chamber’s PowerPoint explains the eight influences shaping the next decade for chambers of commerce. This is one way a chamber has outlined the Horizon Initiative: Chambers of the Future to their chamber board for effective involvement and planning. See also the Horizon Initiative Outline.
Considering the world's dramatic and accelerating pace of change, what lies ahead for the members, boards and staffs of business-led economic and civic organizations? This document contains the Fort Collins Area Chamber’s plan for discussing the Horizon Initiative with their board and includes a timeline with actions and outcomes/opportunities. This is one way a chamber has outlined the Horizon Initiative: Chambers of the Future to their chamber board for effective involvement and planning. See also the Horizon Initiative Presentation.
This board job description outlines the time expectations and obligations of a Chamber Board Member. The function of a Longview Chamber Board Member is to serve as a voting member of the Board of Directors for the Longview Chamber, developing policies, procedures and regulations, monitoring financial performance and the Chamber’s programs.
This nomination form is completed by prospective new Board members and by those who wish to serve on Chamber committees. Includes a summary of Board member responsibilities.
This form is used to nominate individuals to serve on the Board of Directors. Four Chamber Board of Directors and two alternates will be elected to serve on the Chamber Board of Directors for a term of three (3) years beginning April 1, 2015. Each Chamber member is entitled to nominate four different candidates for consideration by the election committee. The six nominees receiving the most nominations will be on the ballot for election at our annual meeting which is Thursday, March 12, 2015.
This form is used to nominate yourself or another individual as a potential Board member and explains the expectations of those who serve on the Board.