Simple, straightforward guidance on nonprofit board governance.The number of nonprofit organizations is growing increasingly across the United States and abroad, yet many nonprofit boards find that their goodwill often outweighs their governance skills, one of the most undertaught and under-discussed areas of a nonprofit manager's job. Nonprofit Boards That Work provides hands-on advice and real-world examples for nonprofit managers and boards to apply directly to their own organizations. Backed by the National Center for Nonprofit Boards, this easy-to-read guide contains case studies, checklists, sample questionnaires, forms, and explanations to guide boards and their executive directors toward the development of a more thoughtful, intentional, and mission-conscious approach to governance that their particular nonprofit requires.Maureen K. Robinson (Bethesda, MD) is the former director of education at the National Center for Nonprofit Boards. She has worked directly with hundreds of nonprofit organizations.
Maureen K. Robinson is a consultant who specializes in nonprofit governance and management. She was the director of education at the National Center for Nonprofit Boards for eight years. Prior to joining the NCNB, she organized executive searches at the Smithsonian Institution and was director of legislative programs at the American Association of Museums. She writes and speaks extensively on the topic of nonprofit governance, both in the United States and abroad.