Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce Business Journal and Other Publications Q1 2016 Business Journal - Page 41

The Changing Role of Non-Profit Boards in your Community The chart below describes the differences in the two “hats” of board members. Governance Support This section is primarily for those with many years of expe- The board acts as a body Board members act as individuals The board is the boss Board members act with and under the direction of staff rience serving on Boards, but it will also be of interest to the newly elected Board member. As you start to serve on more than one non-profit Board, you will notice differences in the types of decisions being made. This variance is typically due to the difference in size and maturity of