10 practical tips for not-for-profit boards
Keith Roberts FCIS of NFP Analysts, shares 10 solutions to common governance problems he sees at associations and charities.
1 Critical importance of the objects
2 Be accountable to someone else
3 Lock in director turnover
4 Ensure staggered terms for directors
5 Get the board size right
6 Consider independent external directors
7 No nominations from the floor at the AGM
8 Focus the board agenda on strategy
9 Expect draft minutes to be received in days
10 Minutes are not verbatim records of meeting
Keith Roberts is a consultant with NFP Analysts.
he can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org