Two years ago JLSD made an important change to governance by splitting the Board of Directors and Executive Management Team. Want more info or clarification on this important change, check out the article below….
Who’s the Boss, the Board or the Executive?
There is an abundance of advice for nonprofit boards and EDs that speaks to the advantages of “partnership” and “open communications.” But sometimes that advice just doesn’t feel like enough.
Who’s the boss? The board or the executive director/CEO?
The answer: it depends on whether the board is acting as a body, or whether board members are acting as individuals. The key is remembering that the board is different from board members.