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BGCA Governance and Structure

Structure of Boys & Girls Clubs of America 2 Congressional Charter A congressional charter is a law passed by Congress that states the mission, authority and activities of a group. The Congressional charter was issued in 1956 to Boys Clubs of America to promote health, social education, vocational, and character…

Are You a Dysfunctional Leader

Are You a Dysfunctional Leader? Following these tips will help turn dysfunctional leaders into functional leaders. Bill Treasurer (/authors/1299-bill-treasurer) October 27, 2015 Few things are as damaging to an organization as a dysfunctiona l leader. Left unaddressed, the corrosive impact will show up in low morale, stifled development and poor…

National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices

1 BoardSource, Leading with Intent : A National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices 2015 www.leadingwithintent.org CEO Data Section 1: You and Your Organization 1.1 Which category best describes your organization? Answer % Public charity 79% School/college/university 3% Governmental agency 1% Association or professional society/trade association 9% Foundation 7% Other 1%…

Stanford Survey on Leadership and Management in the Nonprofit Sector

STANFORD SURVEY ON LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR IN COLLABORATION WITH Published November 2017 TABLE OF CONTENTS Executive Summary ……………………………. 1 Survey Responses ………………………………. 7 Demographic Information ………………… 7 P erspectives on the Sector ………………13 Mission ………………………………………….. 16 St rategy ………………………………………… 20 Impact Evaluation …………………………..29 Insight and Courage…

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Area Council

Area Councils Guide 4 5 19

Area Council Guide April 2019 17276445 10750550 6938645 11029950 19752945 11328400 11895455 9239250 Colorado Colorado Table of Contents TOC o “1-3” h z u History of Area Councils PAGEREF _Toc3554772 h 4 Structure of Area Councils PAGEREF _Toc3554773 h 4 Local Boys & Girls Club Organization PAGEREF _Toc3554774 h 5…

Area Council BGC Governance Summary

Structure of Boys & Girls Clubs of America 2 Congressional Charter A congressional charter is a law passed by Congress that states the mission, authority and activities of a group. The Congressional charter was issued in 1956 to Boys Clubs of America to promote health, social education, vocational, and character…

Area Council Liaison Job Description 4 9 19

Area Council Liaison Job Description Overview The Area Council Liaison (ACL) has the direct responsibility for serving as conduit between the local organization and the greater Boys & Girls Club Movement. In that capacity , they provide guidance and leadership to the governance function of the Movement and share Movement…

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Boards

Board Member Performance Standards

M EETINGS The Board of Directors sets policy and maintains stability by overseeing finances, operations, development and public relations. Therefore, full participation of the Board is necessary. Each member should:  Attend at least 75% o f scheduled Board of Directors meetings.  Attend at least 75% of scheduled committee…

Consent Agenda

Page 1/2 © Boys & Girls Clubs of America Consent Agenda Creating an efficient meeting agenda is an issue with which many chairs struggle. Standard, repetitive items often eat up the agenda, and not enough time is left to focus on serious deliberation. Consent agendas are one way of liberating…

BB06 Fiduciary Responsibilities 10 15 19

BOARD BRIEF: Fiduciary Responsibilities Board Briefs are “at -a-glance” resources that help board volunteers better support their Boys & Girls Club. They are designed to occur as five -minute education opportunities at board meetings . SUMMARY Maintaining fiscal accountability is a prime responsibility of the board of directors. Board members…

BB07 Board Development 07 28 19

1 Adapted from the work of Fred Miller, Chatham Group, Inc. BOARD BRIEF: Board Development Board Briefs are “at -a-glance” resources that help board volunteers better support their Boys & Girls Club. They are designed to occur as five -minute education opportunities at board meetings . SUMMARY Effective boards of…

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CEOs

CEO Development Guide 8 29 19

Leading the Movement: CEO Talent Development A Guide to Your Professional Development with CEO Success Profile, Competency Summaries and Development Suggestions Leading the Movement: CEO Talent Development April 2019 2 FYI ® for your improvement © Korn Ferry 2014 –2015. All rights reserved. No part of this work may be…

10 Steps CEO Performance Assess

HOW TO CONDUCT A CHIEF EXECUTIVE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT IN 10 STEPS There is no single method for conducting a chief executive assessment , but boards and chief executives are more likely to find the assessment constructive if it is implemented in a thoughtful and planned way. BoardSource encourages boards and…

Board Chair CEO Partnership Table

THE PARTNERSHIPTEXT MAY NOT BE REPRODUCED WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION. © 2019 BOARDSOURCE.ORG BOARD CHAIR CHIEF EXECUTIVE & The partnership of the board chair and chief executive provides a structure for accomplishing the tasks of the organization. Governance and management complement and support each other — together focused on mission through…

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Covid 19

Corona Virus Information

Support for Boards of Directors in challenging times As COVID-19 challenges us in all area s of our lives , Boys & Girls Clubs of America wants to make sure that our Board Members have access to some of the latest thinking around their roles , duties and new ways…

Finance Committee Fundamentals

Does your organization have one finance committee that carries out all of the duties associated with financial oversight? Or do you have separate finance, audit, and investment committees? BoardSource recommends that organizations that conduct an independent audit have a separate audit committee or task force for added accountability. Separate investment…

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Great Futures 2025

2020 Operational Framework 10 09 19

Operational Framework 2020 UPDATE GREAT FUTURES 2025 STRATEGIC DIRECTION Great Futures 2025 was developed with local Club professionals and board members across the Movement. The Strategic Direction outlines our purpose and our priorities through 2025. It's about creating the strongest Clubs and the best experiences . PURPOSE To inspire and…

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Safety

Incident Response Guide 6 2019

INCIDENT R ESPONSE G UIDE CONTENTS INCIDENT PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE Overview ………………………….. ………………………….. ……………………….. 2 Incident Reporting ………………………….. ………………………….. …………. 2 Legal Counsel ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………… 4 Insurance ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………. 4 Response Partners ………………………….. ………………………….. …………. 4 Document Retention ………………………….. ………………………….. ………. 5 COMMUNICATION TOOLS Crisis Communication Plan ……………………………..

Safety Committee Guide 5 2019

SAFETY COMMITTEE GUIDE CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Overview ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. . 1 BUILDING AN EFFECTIVE SAFETY COMMITT EE Committee -Building Cycle ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ……. 1 Composition ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………. 2 Skills and Expertise ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ………………………….. ……………… 3 Committee C hair ………………………….. ………………………….. ……………………………..

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Great Futures Connections Magazine

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Training

Spillett Leadership University

Abuse Prevention Training – Enrollment Reference Guide Getting Started Access to Spillett Leadership University requires that you have a bgca.net account. If have not registered for bgca.net, please sign up and once your account is approved by your CEO or their assigned delegate you may then use BGCA.net to access…

FREE SEXUAL ABUSE PREVENTION TRAINING

Ensuring the safety of every single child who attends a Boys & Girls Club is imperative to our mission. Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Praesidium, one of the country’s leading abuse prevention experts, have partnered to bring Clubs FREE Sexual Abuse Prevention training to local board members! These…