Monthly Archives: July 2012

Keeping Your Board Fresh

The benefits of rotation outweigh the risks By Mark J. Joffe I once invited a professional colleague of mine to a meeting of my organization’s board of directors. About midway through the meeting, I turned to him and whispered, “What … Continue reading

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Top 10 Major Responsibilities of Board of Directors

BoardSource itemizes the following 10 responsibilities for nonprofit boards in their booklet “Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards,”. 1. Determine the Mission and Purposes 2. Select the Chief Executive 3. Support and Evaluate the Chief Executive

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Announcing New NESC Board Members

The selection of new NESC board members bears a direct relationship to the board development component of NESC’s strategic plan. NESC’s strategy calls for a highly talented and broad range of board members who reflect industry, functional, ethnic and gender … Continue reading

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Register for our Connecticut Board Chair Roundtable Sessions

Leading a nonprofit board can be a formidable responsibility.  Do you ever wish you had a source for advice and counsel?  NESC, in partnership with the  Fairfield County Community Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Excellenc (CNE), has developed Board Chair Roundtables so board leaders … Continue reading

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