Board Governance

Board Governance

Building Better Boards

Board development is the ongoing process of building and maintaining strong governing boards in order to help directors keep their organizations focused on meeting their mission effectively, with accountability and in compliance with the law. Contact us today to discuss how ESC’s consulting solutions can benefit your agency.

ESC Board Governance Solutions

  • Attract quality board members
  • Clarify board and staff roles and responsibilities
  • Make board meetings more productive
  • Get board members involved in fundraising
  • Focus the board on the “big picture”
  • Create a productive board committee structure
  • Update by-laws and create a board manual
  • Create a dashboard of key performance metrics
  • Develop an effective board orientation program
  • Prepare for a capital campaign
  • Improve the board / staff partnership

ESC Resources

Learn more about ESC’s governance consulting services.
Read ESC’s Governance Consulting Brief

Should you do strategic planning or board development first?
Read Michael Daily’s Recommendation

Board transitions can be difficult.
Read Moving From a Founding Board to a Governing Board


We provide capacity building solutions to strengthen your board, make a strategic plan for your future, increase your fundraising capacity, market your programs, pay your staff fairly, grow your revenues, and more.


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