Best Board Practices: Twelve Touchstones of a Healthy Main Street
A fundamental difference between good Main Street organizations and great ones is the practices and policies of the board of directors. This informative session focuses on 12 key practices that effective nonprofit organizations incorporate into their daily work and operations – all spearheaded by the board of directors. You'll not only learn about these practices and how to integrate them into a Main Street organization; you'll also receive a checklist to critique your own organization's performance in the 12 touchstones. (Key practices are based on the extensive research of BoardSource and described in "The Source: Twelve Principles of Governance that Power Exceptional Boards.")
- Understand the twelve best practices of high-functioning boards and how those are applied in a Main Street organization
- Conduct a self-analysis of your own organization's performance
- See the opportunities for improving the organization's board and be motivated to make those improvements
Tuesday, May 4, 8:30-9:45 a.m.