The Pros And Cons Of The Governing Board Of Non-Profit Organizations

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“The governing board of a non-profit organization holds ultimate responsibility for ensuring that the organization serves its mission and for the overall welfare of the organization itself.” (Worth, 2017) This week’s reading was about how boards of non-profit organizations or better known as “governing boards”, operate and the types of responsibilities they have. Before taking this class, I thought that boards held the same responsibilities and held the same amount of power. Elected boards, self-perpetuating boards, appointed and hybrid, and advisory boards were discussed in this chapter. I was able to learn about the advantages and disadvantages of each board. For example, an advantage of a self-perpetuating board would be the board is able
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