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We regularly remark upon the significance of a great CEO-board chair relationship. A strong, well-functioning board is one of a nonprofit’s most important assets, and one that is often underutilized. It’s only when the CEO and board chair work in concert to support and develop their board, that they get the most out of this valuable resource. The CEO has a challenging role in making this happen. But with the right skills (and a few tips), he/she can engage the board chair as a strategic partner in helping the board – and the organization – drive toward its full potential. The La Piana Consulting team put our heads together to assemble this list of six practical suggestions to build an effective CEO/board chair relationship.
Today we are looking at board development from the perspective of the organization - who do you want on your board, and why? Your board governance committee is charged with this essential task of providing leadership for today and the future.