Ten Best Practices for Nonprofit Boards
February 1, 2021
Veronica Martinez: wow! That’s a lot of nonprofits!
Wendy Thomas: Yes it is!
Wendy Thomas: Use of a “Board Commitment Statement” is a great way to make expectations visible.
Jenny Thai: Wendy do you have any examples of a board commitment statements?
Amy Wenham: Great question Jenny!
Wendy Thomas: Yes. I’ll send a sample along with my follow up email
Theresa Woodard, MD: thanks Wendy
Jenny Thai: Great!
Melanie Nguyen (she/her/hers): Echoing the sentiments in the chat — thank you
Wendy! Looking forward to reading the sample
Wendy Thomas: That’s a great point that sometimes committee needs change and they need to be evaluated every few years as the organization evolves.
Wendy Thomas: “If you’re any good at all, you know you can be better!”
Wendy Thomas: Staff Development & Board Development
Wendy Thomas: I have a good board self-evaluation tool that I will also send out with the notes.
Amy Wenham: Thank you Wendy! I was about to ask that
Skylar Smith: Thank you, Wendy!
Wendy Thomas: 1. What have we accomplished that you’re proud of.
Wendy Thomas: 2. What do I well that you appreciate.
Wendy Thomas: 3. What could I be doing better?
Wendy Thomas: 4. What should we focus on in the coming year?
Wendy Thomas: Every three years evaluate your mission, your by-laws and your policies.
Wendy Thomas: Make your charity your birthday fundraiser on Facebook!
Jenny Thai: Really enjoyed this!
Jason Simpson: Yes, thank you so much!
Veronica Martinez: Great information!
Kristin Maun: This has been a great presentation, thank you so much!
Stacy Turner: that was fabulous!!!
Ashlin Applin: Thank you!
Trey Henderson: Thank you very much, Johnny and Wendy!
Madison Curley: Thanks so much for the helpful info & resources!
Melanie Nguyen (she/her/hers): Very useful and digestible information, thank you!
Laura Law: Thank you, Johnny! This was very helpful.
Trevor Killblane: Thank you Johnny, this was great insight and very
Amy Wenham: Thank you Johnny! This was great!
Taylor Austin: Thanks, Wendy and Johnny! Really great information!
Arthetta Pouncil: From Arthetta Pouncil to Everyone, This has been an informative presentation. Thank you .
Dillon Hargrave: Thanks for providing insights and valuable information!
Veronica Martinez: I love the quote!
Rebecca Brewer: Thank you for the awesome presentation, Johnny!
Zack Orr: Thank you! This was great!
Theresa Woodard, MD: thank you!
Frances Dodson: Thank you Wendy & Johnny. We have a lot to think about! Be safe. Stay healthy.
Jennifer Maxwell: Thank you! Very insightful presentation!
Linda Felstein: Thank you Johnny and Wendy! This was very informative!
Brandi Ross: Thank you, team! This was very informational!!!
Leticia Calvillo: Thank you!
Tori Burris: Thank you much Wendy & Johnny!!
Pamela Amburgy: Thank you, Wendy and Johnny!!
Betty Melake: Thank you for all the valuable information! I enjoyed the presentation format.
Grant Maxey: Thank you! Zero slack and lots of insight that we will take with us. Have a good evening!
Lucy Gonzalez: Thank you so much! Looking forward to talking to you next weekend!!