Bob's Corner: Infuse Some Fun into Your Board Meeting

Posted by AH on Sep 22, 2016 4:26:45 PM

Bob is back to talk about how to make your board meetings more engaging and productive by adding a little fun. He checks in with some of AH's meeting managers to get their advice as well.

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Topics: front row meetings & events, Governance, video, meeting management, board meeting

Make Sure Your Governing Documents Are Consistent and Up to Date

Posted by Amy Williams, CAE, MPA, IOM on Sep 20, 2016 3:03:56 PM

When was the last time you reviewed your governing documents to ensure that they are aligned with each other?

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Topics: Association Management, Governance

Using Data to Meet Your Strategic Goals

Posted by Amy Williams, CAE, MPA, IOM on Aug 30, 2016 11:24:16 AM

Every board should strive to be data driven. This is not a new concept. 7 Measures of Success: What Remarkable Associations Do That Others Don’t was published ten years ago! In that book, the authors found that remarkable associations are constantly gathering quantitative, qualitative, formal and anecdotal information about their members and their industry that is then analyzed to evaluate association performance and make decisions in strategic and operational planning.

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Topics: Association Management, strategic planning, Governance

The Importance of Having Clearly Outlined Job Descriptions for Your Board

Posted by Jennifer Pastore on Aug 18, 2016 10:50:58 AM

Although association board members are volunteers, having clearly defined “job” descriptions for them is critical to moving projects and initiatives forward and making the volunteer experience a meaningful one. A well-defined job description should define a board member’s role as a representative of the association and clearly identify his or her responsibilities. The job description should also establish the qualifications and set expectations for the position. A job description that accomplishes those four items can help create a path for greater volunteer satisfaction and increased board member productivity.

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Topics: Association Management, Governance

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