Entries for the 'Board Members' Category
By: Jerry Thacker
You've heard of EBay; why not hold a FREEbay?
You want to let people know about your services. You've printed and handed out referral cards. You've let appropriate social services agencies know. You've even advertised with billboards and on Christian radio. Here's an idea you might want to implem...
By: Ron Haas
Maybe you don't verbalize your feelings in a board meeting, but your frustrations are real. Your board members expect you to raise all the money, but they don't lift a finger to help. Even worse—some of them don't give at all. If you feel this way, you are not alone. Countless nonprofit execut...
In Romans, chapter 16, the apostle Paul is inspired by the Holy Spirit to publicly thank individuals who have been used by God to minister to others and to himself. We would like to follow that scriptural example by expressing our heartfelt gratitude to Elaine Williams, who has been the assistant ed...
By: Tom Lothamer
I recently introduced one of my board members this way: "Donna serves on our board and is one my bosses." Everyone laughed, but I immediately became aware of my mistake.
I regularly hear from PCC executive directors who are struggling with the problem of having too many bosses. Individual board mem...
By: Thomas Glessner and Anne O'Connor
The law has long acknowledged that minors do not have the same maturity and capacity as adults to make many decisions. Areas where a minor's rights traditionally have been limited include: voting, driving an automobile, drinking alcohol, getting married, obtaining a tattoo, body piercing, and enteri...
By: Thomas Glessner
Providing medical services to abortion-minded and abortion-vulnerable clients has proven to be an effective way not only to serve the needs of these women, but also to empower them to choose life. Through medical services such as ultrasound, these women are introduced to the humanity of their unborn...