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This book is essential for anyone wanting to create a smooth running, more effective, NPO organization.


In this ebook we cover building an effective partnership between the volunteer board and staff.

The Complementary Model of Board Governance outlines a policy-based model of governance and management that can be readily adopted within not-for-profit organizations (NPOs).

Everything you need to know about NPO governance is in this ebook.

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In this Ebook You Will Discover...

  • Strategic Planning

    Strategic planning explained. How the plan is created, the board’s role in approving, implementing, and monitoring as well as the role of staff.

  • Ethical Standards

    You’ll learn codes of conduct for the board and CEO and get a sample conflict of interest policy.

  • Task Forces

    How to make the best use of board committees, task forces, and CEO working committees. Sample terms of reference, roles and reporting are also included.

What's Inside The Complementary Model of Board Governance

  • Useful templates to manage and govern your day-to-day and long-term operations
  • Detailed look at the 10 guiding principles of Complementary Governance
  • Tips and tactics for using committees and task forces more effectively
  • Step-by-step guides and a template for a directors’ manual showing who does what within each layer of your organization
  • Strategic Planning Explained
  • Using Committees and Task Forces

This book will provide much needed assistance to volunteers and staff of small, mid-sized and large NPOs who are trying to cope in an environment of contracting resources and expanding demands for services.

Check Out What Other People Are Saying About This Ebook

From the CEO perspective, the Complementary Model is effective for a not-for-profit organization. The roles of the board and CEO are clear, the issue of codes of conduct for both parties is very comprehensive and facilitates a very interdependent relationship.

Bernadette Spence, BSW, MSW
Bernadette Spence, BSW, MSW CEO, Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society

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