In what ways do nonprofits need to elevate the thinking about the development of their boards? Do we focus on the wrong stuff? This article suggests that we do and presents a series of stories that focuses the reader on critical but neglected aspects of board development.

In this article from Nonprofit Quarterly you will learn:

  • Board development and leadership

  • Nonprofit board framework 

  • Structural approaches to board development

  • Board recruitment and the issue of appointed board members

  • Nonprofit governance cautionary tales

  • Board room dynamics

  • ...and much more!