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To whom is the board accountable?

To whom is the board accountable?

The simple answer is the persons identified in the Society’s Bylaws. However, like everything else in life nothing is that simple. So where are the complexities? First is that most non-profits in BC are incorporated under the Societies Act of British Columbia....

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What is a Fiduciary?

The moment you become a board director you become a Fiduciary and take on a host of legal obligations, duties and liabilities. A fiduciary is a person who holds a legal or ethical relationship of trust with one or more other parties. The legal system recognizes a...

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Getting the right people on your board.

One area of concern for many boards, especially when they are recruiting candidates for director positions is the composition the board. Some want to ensure that they have a lawyer and accountant on the board and others are totally opposed. Opinion is divided on the...

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