"This book is the perfect guide for every nonprofit board member! Loaded with wisdom, it's a must read that will take board members to the next level of successful board governance." --J. Todd Chasteen, General Counsel, Samaritan's Purse
"Mike Batts has put his quarter century of advising and serving on nonprofit boards to good use in this accurate and easy-to-read book." --Chuck Hartman, Assoc. Prof. of Bus. & Law, Cedarville Univ.
"This book is exactly what a busy volunteer board member needs. It is perfect for board member orientation and for quick reference reminders for the experienced board member." --Doug Starcher, Partner, Broad & Cassel
"This book provides clear, no-nonsense guidance on the basic issues for new nonprofit board members. Using it will ensure your organization has communicated fundamental governance issues." --Dan Busby, President, ECFA
From the Author
Having observed first-hand the challenges associated with orientation of new board members in nonprofit organizations, my purpose in writing this book is to provide a concise and practical resource that truly simplifies the orientation process. New board members need to understand the environment of nonprofit board service in order to properly carry out their important responsibilities. If you are a nonprofit board member, this book is for you, with the hope that it makes a positive difference for you.