Bottom line: This is a quick read that will help you understand the job of a board member.

The Ultimate Board Member’s Book takes only 60 minutes to read, yet it provides a solid command of just what board members must do to help their organization succeed. It’s all here in jargon-free language: how boards work, what the job entails, the time commitment, the role of staff, serving on committees and task forces, fundraising responsibilities, conflicts of interest, group decision-making, how to develop yourself, effective recruiting, de-enlisting board members, board self-evaluation, and more.

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