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Doing Good Even Better

How To Be An Effective Board Member Of A Nonprofit Organization

Edgar Stoesz

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Description

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 (Stãyce) 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.

Good Books, 9781561486014, 190pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007



About the Author

Edgar Stoesz has spent most of his adult life in nonprofit organizations, both as director and employee. He has been active on the board of Habitat for Humanity, International, serving as Chair from 1991 to 1995. Additionally he has chaired the boards of Heifer Project, International; the American Leprosy Mission; and Hospital Albert Schweitzer. Stoesz has addressed or conducted workshops for more than 200 boards. He lives in Akron, Pennsylvania.