To ensure they remain vital, value-creating and sustainable, associations must not only have boards comprised of skilled and dedicated individuals, they must also acquire certain competencies.
Improving Board Accountability
Emphasizing accountability is key to improving board performance. Here are tips on how to bring board members into closer alignment to enhance performance.
Creating Diversity Within Your Board
Two Smithbucklin executive directors discuss the important role that diversity plays within your board and steps to build an inclusive environment with intention.
North American Association Goes Global
The Legal Marketing Association (LMA) recently expanded globally and now supports a fully functioning Europe Region – achieved in less than four months.
Questions Boards Should Ask About Risk Management
Risk management is crucial to ensure that associations are protected from financial risk, data risk, and more. Here are four questions boards should ask to improve risk management.
6 Attributes of Exceptional Board Members
Want to make sure that your board members are best serving your association? Look for these six attributes found in exceptional board members.
Tips to Keep Board Members Engaged
Want to boost engagement on your board of directors? Here's how to ensure that board members are fully engaged and driving your association forward.
The Framework for a Strong Board Succession Strategy
Board members are essential in driving your association to meet its long-term goals. Here's how to create an effective board succession strategy that ensures the right leaders are in place.
Forming and Launching a New Initiative in the Security & Safety Industry
Why Boards Need Clarity
For volunteer leaders who serve on association boards, having clarity on roles, responsibilities, expectations, governance, the mission, policies, protocols, and values, is vital.