Complete with real-life stories and anecdotes, forms and checklists, agendas and group facilitation techniques, this easy-to-use book, written by a well-respected and successful non-profit executive, will finally answer the question of how to build a great board with a quick and simple framework that really delivers. This title will be an energetic read, down-to-earth simple, and above all else, usable. Unlike the books that have no plan or the rigid "one true way" prescriptions, this book will unmask and demystify how to build a great board.
Mark Light is President of the Arts Center Foundation, Victoria Theatre Association, and Dayton Opera, as well as the consulting firm First Light. An executive with nearly twenty years of experience, he has provided governance guidance to organizations ranging from the United Way to housing authorities to arts organizations. He speaks extensively and has presented programs for the National Center for Nonprofit Boards.