Decision making is often challenging for nonprofit chief executives. Where does the board’s authority stop, and the chief executive’s authority begin?
The answer lies in the [Read more]
The Buckeye Ranch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization serving children, youth, and families through a continuum of care, including mental and behavioral health services, child [Read more]
When the topic of chief executive evaluations and performance reviews was discussed during a board retreat we facilitated, a board member said, “we do that, [Read more]
As a consultant who has worked in this industry for over 20 years, I can list out the famous “Top Ten To-dos,” but what is [Read more]
Incorporating Climate Justice in the Work of Human Service Nonprofits Is Critical to Helping Those They Serve
Climate change affects us all, but its burdens are not distributed equally; it adversely impacts low-income populations and people of color. In a guest column, [Read more]
Understanding where your board lies in the nonprofit lifecycle is not only important for good board governance, it is fundamental for an organization’s overall strategic [Read more]
Most Local Nonprofit Boards are Less Diverse Than Our Community. Here’s How United Way of Central Ohio Is Addressing the Issue.
Most boards in Central Ohio do not reflect the communities they serve. In a guest column, Kourtni Hatton, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer and [Read more]
Board membership is one of the most important acts of service that someone can give to their community. But when board members are not engaged, [Read more]
In our last column, Six Things Boards Need to Know About Succession Planning, we noted that the two most feared words in any nonprofit [Read more]
The two most feared words in any nonprofit boardroom are “search committee.”
Boards bemoan having to replace a chief executive. The time, energy, emotion, risk, and [Read more]
At the start of each new year, I take a moment to sit in reflection of what was and what will be. I try to [Read more]
What does it mean for a board and chief executive to be in “constructive partnership?” And why is a constructive partnership a critical component of [Read more]