Here are 10 Questions you should cover off before signing up as a Director with a non-profit Board. As a Director, ignorance is not bliss; it is your job to know about risks. You will demonstrate a lot of sophistication if you ask these questions before agreeing to join.
Greg Vermeulen is a successful business owner and investor. He founded and grew Echinus Inc. into a global energy consulting company, and is founding director and CEO of Leaders For Non Profits (L4NP). Greg serves on a number of corporate and volunteer boards where he has direct experience creating financially sustainable enterprises in public, private, and non-profit sectors. Follow Greg on Twitter
Non-profit organizations (NPOs) are governed by a board of highly skilled directors. While significant advances in technology and education have taken place over the past few years, director training has essentially remained the same for the past 20 years.
07/13/2013 04:33 EDT
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