Doing Good Even Better

Doing Good Even Better

How to Be an Effective Board Member of a Nonprofit Organization

By Edgar Stoesz

Good Books, Paperback, 9781561486014, 190pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Description

This book is practical, ready-to-go material for nonprofit board members who are stiffly new or wearily veteran. Author Edgar Stoesz, retired board chair of Habitat for Humanity, writes crisply from his wise and seasoned board experience.
The trusted handbook for nonprofit board service is back--newly revised and updated Doing Good Even Better is approachable wisdom, fresh from the recently retired chair of Habitat for Humanity International. Edgar Stoesz (Stayce) has made Doing Good Even Better a guidebook.
In short, pointedly-written chapters, Stoesz covers: Helping Directors Understand Their Governance Role A Plan to Fulfill the Purpose Reporting Back to the Members Planning Effective Meetings Great Boards Have a Good Fight (occasionally) Working Your Way Through a Crisis Great Boards Celebrate Leaving Right "Discussion/Action Questions" conclude many of the chapters. In addition, Stoesz offers a "Board Evaluation Form," a "Director's Self-Evaluation Form," and an Outline for the "Executive Director Annual Review."
Doing Good Even Better is practical, ready-to-go material for board members who are stiffly new or wearily veteran. Author Edgar Stoesz writes crisply from his wise and seasoned board experience.


About the Author
Edgar Stoesz is the author of numerous articles and books, including "Garden in the Wilderness: Mennonite Communities in the Paraguayan Chaco" and "Doing Good Better."