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How directors can support their organizations—and each other
Use these touchstones as a starting point for gauging your board’s effectiveness.
A board’s annual affirmation statement should remind directors of three key roles they play.
Tear down the walls that limit your thought patterns using these strategies.
Tips for making sure board training is worthwhile for everyone.
Continuously acquiring new knowledge is key to leading your credit union into the future, according to CUES Webinar presenter Michael G. Daigneault, CCD.
Enhance director engagement and minimize board dysfunction by asking current and prospective volunteers to sign a document confirming their commitment.
The Carver model provides management with a compass for success.
When your credit union board defaults to recruiting available people vs. highly competent people, you’ll regret it. Here are four principles spotlighting how great boards take their time in recruiting great directors—and avoid disasters.
Part one of this three-part series discusses the thin line between directly compensating board members and reimbursing certain costs. Part two digs deeper into what credit unions are providing board members and why they feel it is appropriate. Part three gives thoughts about compensation of one director. This article was first published in Credit Union Management magazine.
Learn about an easy way to incorporate ongoing professional development into credit union board meetings called "The Extra 30."
The health of a credit union depends on having healthy board members. NCUA sets forth guidelines for how and when CUs may provide them with health and accident insurance.
The Carver model provides a framework for strong governance and strong management.
Here are strategies for opening the dialog necessary to create such a board.
In part one of this three-part series we discuss how compensating board members and reimbursing them is a very thin line. This second part discusses what some credit unions are providing board members and why they feel it is appropriate. Part three gives thoughts about compensation of one director. This article was first published in Credit Union Management magazine.