- By Marc J. Epstein

Joining a Nonprofit Board: What You Need to Know

  • Title: Joining a Nonprofit Board: What You Need to Know
  • Author: Marc J. Epstein
  • ISBN: 9780470931257
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Joining a Nonprofit Board What You Need to Know Praise for Joining a Nonprofit Board As an individual who has served on various nonprofit boards and as the president and CEO of a large nonprofit organization I can attest to how valuable this book

    Praise for Joining a Nonprofit Board As an individual who has served on various nonprofit boards, and as the president and CEO of a large nonprofit organization, I can attest to how valuable this book is Marc Epstein and Warren McFarlan offer insight into the expectations of nonprofit board members, which is extraordinarily beneficial to individuals considering their fiPraise for Joining a Nonprofit Board As an individual who has served on various nonprofit boards, and as the president and CEO of a large nonprofit organization, I can attest to how valuable this book is Marc Epstein and Warren McFarlan offer insight into the expectations of nonprofit board members, which is extraordinarily beneficial to individuals considering their first nonprofit board and to seasoned professionals already serving on boards Gail McGovern, President and CEO, American Red Cross Excerpted from Foreword This book is a roadmap for the business person who wants to serve on a nonprofit board, and unwittingly assumes that the approaches that worked so well in the for profit world can be seamlessly extrapolated to the nonprofit board room Roseanna H Means, M.D founder and president, Women of Means A must read for all new and existing nonprofit board members It is full of practical advice that will help improve the effectiveness of nonprofit board members and the organizations they serve Roger Servison, president emeritus, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and vice chairman, Boston Symphony Orchestra What a powerful tool now available for anyone involved with governance of America s nonprofit enterprises The analysis is cogent and concise, amply supported by real life examples George B Beitzel, chairman emeritus, Amherst College, and chairman emeritus, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation Joining a Nonprofit Board offers practical advice in complementing your business experience with the nuances of nonprofit governance, performance, and management in order to fully achieve the societal mission Jeffrey C Thomson, president and CEO, Institute of Management Accountants This book will guide you through the differences between for profit and nonprofit organizations and boards It will help you navigate through all the nuances in which nonprofit organizations actually operate on a day to day basis Elaine Ullian, former president, Boston Medical Center Joining a Nonprofit Board is a must read This book should be required reading and distributed at the opening board meeting Agnes C Underwood, former head, Garrison Forest School and National Cathedral School vice president managing associate, Carney, Sandoe and Associates A Board needs a unifying and visionary objective It must be World Class This book successfully shows how to create a World Class Board W Richard Bingham, former chairman, California Academy of Sciences

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    1. I was hoping to learn more about steps to becoming a board member, however this book would be extraordinarily helpful to anyone who has recently joined a board for the first time or anyone interested in what nonprofit boards are, what their primary functions are, etc. Here is the breakdown of the book:Chapter 1: difference between nonprofits and for profit organizations (this might be skippable depending on your understanding, especially of legal and financial differences between the two)Chapter [...]

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