PART ONE: GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES, ROLES, AND STRUCTURE.
1 In the Spirit of Service: Introduction to the Nonprofi t World.
2 What Is Governance?
3 Governance Roles.
4 Governance Structure.
5 The Board–Chief Executive Relationship.
PART TWO: GOVERNANCE PRACTICES.
6 Building a Board.
7 Legal and Ethical Responsibilities.
8 Financial Oversight.
10 Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning.
11 Communications and Outreach.
12 Succession Planning and Chief Executive Transition.
14 Bylaws and Policies.
15 Board Meetings.
16 Board Dynamics.
Appendix: Sample Policies for Nonprofi t Boards.
Board Member Fundraising.
Code of Ethics.
Confl ict of Interest.
Record Retention and Document Destruction.