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Point/Counterpoint: Holding Your President Accountable

IN “GOOD TO GREAT and the Social Sectors,” author James Collins defined a different view of the authority and accountability for volunteer organization board presidents than that of presidents (CEOs) of traditional businesses. According to Collins, presidents of volun- teer organizations lead with legislative (authority)

Club Governance: Successful Governance Strategies

Download Publication FEATURES In Boards We TrustTips to build member confidence in your club's board. The New PandemicThe effects of the loss of civility on private clubs. Refining Bylaws to Unite BoardsConvincing members to amend bylaws. Evaluating the General ManagerSetting and meeting standards of performance

Alignment and Understanding

The Governance Survey is conducted annually and is also used with individual clubs when we are preparing for board orientations, supplemented by the gathering of numerous supporting documents from the General Manager. Wherever possible, we also compare the survey responses with factual data to identify

Trusting Senior Management to Manage

The Country Club in Brookline, Mass., has a 12-person board, nine of whom chair major committees. The three-person executive committee consists of the president, treasurer and secretary, who all also serve on the board, and we have a significant number of other committees and subcommittees.