Are you an aspiring board member who wants to make the right decision about joining a board? Perhaps you’re an executive director who isn’t getting what you need from your board of directors? Maybe you’re a board chair or member dreading yet another unproductive meeting or year? Get On Board !
On Board presents a clear road map to best-practice nonprofit governance and rewarding board service.
In this book, you will learn:
“If you’ve just been asked to join your first board or you’re on ten boards, Nanette Fridman has written the book for you. On Board tells you everything you need, from A to Z and then some —and it’s so readable.”
“Insightful and spot on! Nanette cares deeply about the nonprofit sector and has written an important resource to guide boards toward success.”
“Too often the expectations of board members and the workings of nonprofits have been vague or mysterious. Whether you are a professional or board member, On Board demystifies how nonprofits work and lays out in detail how board members can be responsible, effective and fulfilled.”
“Nanette Fridman has written a very practical handbook for nonprofit boards filled with lots of useful tips, checklists, and examples!”
“With On Board, board members—new and experienced—will learn how to be effective stewards, ambassadors and leaders of their organizations.”
“Nanette Fridman insightfully shares her experience with nonprofit boards to help individuals be more intentional, engaged and clear about their roles. Every governance committee should give this book to their new and ongoing board members.”
“This book is the perfect companion to any executive director who wants to build their board and drive more change into the communities they serve.”
“As a member of multiple non-profit boards and having been a non-profit manager myself, I would recommend On Board to anyone who is currently on or is considering joining a board or is looking to start a nonprofit themselves. It is informative and easy to read—a really valuable resource.”
“A perfect primer for the novice director and rich refresher for the veteran board member!”