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1412, 2017

The Benefits of Independent Board Members

By | December 14th, 2017|Categories: Board Policy Manual, Governance, NonProfit Boards|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Benefits of Independent Board Members

Many of corporate Canada’s best practices have filtered down to nonprofit board governance, one of which is the practice of having independent board members on a board. As part of their fiduciary duty, all board [...]

211, 2017

Managing Founder Succession

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Governance, NonProfit Boards, Succession Planning|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Managing Founder Succession

I recently attended the BoardSource Leadership Forum in Seattle, Washington which brought together almost 1,000 governance enthusiasts to learn about leading practices in governance. One of the most interesting and practical breakout sessions I attended [...]

1708, 2017

Succession is Leadership

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Board Policy Manual, NonProfit Boards, Risk Management, Succession Planning|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Succession is Leadership

David Hutchinson from recruiting firm Hutchinson Group spoke at an event yesterday about succession planning for the CEO and other mission-critical roles. He shared a sobering statistic that only 34% of boards have a written [...]


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