Transitioning to a Governance-Focused Board
Most nonprofits, including choruses, do not start out with enough resources to hire professional staff. But what happens when your chorus is ready to move from a situation in which board members are doing the program and administrative work to one in which board members are focused on guiding direction and policy and providing financial oversight? And how do the board’s all-important fundraising responsibilities play in to all of this? This panel discussion draws on real-life experience to explore best practices and potential pitfalls to keep in mind during this important transition.