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KBLX 102.9 FM Radio Weekend Tip! Why do Nonprofit Boards have Bylaws?

What are Bylaws and why are they required?  

Nonprofit Board of Directors who adhere to, review, and revise their Bylaws are exercising good governance.

How a Nonprofit Board of Directors is governed is determined by its Bylaws.

A Nonprofit’s Board Of Directors Bylaws are considered a legal document that dictates how the organization must be governed.   

A court of law will side with your Bylaws in any dispute. 

Your bylaws should deal with only the highest level of governing issues such as:
Organizational purpose, board structure, officer position descriptions and responsibilities, terms of board service, officer/board member succession and removal, official meeting requirements, membership provisions, voting rights, conflict-of-interest policy,...  

Board members are legally accountable for following their Bylaws.   Failure by a board to follow the stipulations outlined in the bylaws can have devastating consequences.

Bylaws are not a policy and procedure manual but instead a governing guide.  

Keep your Bylaws current and relevant to reflect current realities. 

"Good governance establishes a foundation for good work"

1 Comment to KBLX 102.9 FM Radio Weekend Tip! Why do Nonprofit Boards have Bylaws? :

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bestessay discounts on Monday, May 14, 2018 5:59 AM
Several non profits organizations are working now a days. Such organizations are providing many facilities to many people. These organizations can provide funds and donation to needy people. So, needy people can make their life easy and can meet their needs.
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