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Board Portal Best Practices: Fundraising & Your Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, May 07, 2018

Fundraising is essential to the success of nearly every 501(c)3...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Governance

By Dustin McKissen, April 12, 2018

Effective governance is the core responsibility of any board of directors...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Term Limits

By Dustin McKissen, March 02, 2018

For your organization to thrive, your board of directors needs a consistent infusion of fresh ideas and new perspectives...

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Board Portal Best Practices: How to Avoid a Conflict of Interest

By Dustin McKissen, January 19, 2018

A conflict of interest can devastate your board of directors and your entire organization...

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Handling Conflicts of Interest

By BoardPaq, January 12, 2018

Conflicts of Interest - Summary Q&A...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Three Ways to Improve Your Minutes

By Dustin McKissen, December 13, 2017

The minutes from your board meetings are an important record of the decisions your directors make. Meeting minutes are also a great resource ...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Increasing Engagement on Your Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, November 05, 2017

An engaged board is an effective board, and an effective board is a requirement if your organization is going to meet the goals it set forth in your strategic plan...

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What Helps Nonprofits, School Boards, and Community Banks Have a Big Footprint?

By Dustin McKissen, September 25, 2017

Many small nonprofits and mission-driven organizations are still using technology that limits their ability to maximize their impact...

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Why Do You Need a Board Portal? Because Your Board Will Change, but Your Mission Won’t.

By Dustin McKissen, September 22, 2017

Five years from now, there’s a good chance that your entire board of directors will be different than it is today...

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BoardPaq is Proud to Announce its Inclusion on the Inc. 5000

By BoardPaq, August 24, 2017

BoardPaq, the board portal of choice for more than 1,000 organizations, is proud to announce its inclusion on the prestigious Inc. 5000, coming in at #1131 on the publication’s list...

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There is No “I” in Team: Why a Board of Directors Still Matters

By Dustin McKissen, August 09, 2017

The lone hero saving the day makes a pretty good story....

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Why a Diverse Board of Directors is a Better Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, June 12, 2017

Imagine the scenario: A board of directors talks about attracting new customers...

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I Must be Crazy. I Actually Enjoy Working With a Board of Directors.

By Dustin McKissen, May 19, 2017

Without a doubt, working with a board of directors comes with challenges...

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How a Board Portal Can Help You Be More Efficient With Your Directors Time

By Dustin McKissen, April 20, 2017

The first board of directors I ever worked for faced—and overcame—one of the biggest challenges ...

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The Number One Thing Regulators Wish All Nonprofits Would Do Better

By Dustin McKissen, March 16, 2017

In a recent article for The Nonprofit Times, attorneys Tracy L. Boak and Karen I. Wu shared the five things regulators (including the IRS and state officials) believe nonprofits need to improve...

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Succession Planning Made Easier with a Board Portal

By Dustin McKissen, January 16, 2017

The start of a new year is a time to make resolutions...

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What Is the One Resource That’s Almost as Valuable as Money? One Ohio School District Found Out.

By Dustin McKissen, December 19, 2016

Getting additional funding is a hard thing for any school district to accomplish...

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How a Board Portal Makes Your Organization More Efficient

By Dustin McKissen, November 21, 2016

If you took Economics 101, you’ll probably remember two things your professor taught you...

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It’s Almost 2017, and Here’s What Your Organization Needs to Do—and Not Do—in the Coming Year

By Dustin McKissen, November 08, 2016

2016 is almost over, and it’s not too soon to start thinking about what your organization needs to accomplish in 2017...

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Using a Board Portal to Provide the Transparency Your Constitutents Demand

By Dustin McKissen, October 21, 2016

In this day and age, not much remains hidden...

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Creating a Culture of Innovation, Starting with Your School Board

By Dustin McKissen, October 14, 2016

Innovation is important to businesses, who won’t remain competitive unless they evolve, adapt, and consistently work on creating new and better products and services...

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What’s Your School Board’s Next Strategic Challenge?

By Dustin McKissen, October 07, 2016

Everyone knows that school boards face big challenges...

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Want More Engaged School Board Members? Make it Easy on Them by Using a Board Portal.

By Dustin McKissen, October 04, 2016

What is a typical day like for a typical school board member...

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3 Ways to Build a Strong Board/Staff Relationship (One Way? Use a Board Portal.)

By Dustin McKissen, September 09, 2016

Serving on a board of directors is not easy. It’s a test of your leadership, patience, and resolve...

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