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The Board’s Employee

Most not-for-profit Boards have only one employee – the head staff person. The rest of the organization’s employees do not report to the Board and the Board has no role in managing or directing any other employees. This head staff person can have various titles: CEO, Executive Director, Executive Producer, General Manager etc. This person […]

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Simple (not easy) step towards great governance

The Board of Directors can be the bane of an arts and cultural organization’s existence or, in rare circumstances, the proverbial wind beneath its wings. The Board can lift up an organization’s mission or suck up valuable time, energy and resources without adding anything but fulfilling the requirements of the corporations act. So how do […]