We dive right into the discussion of working vs policy boards with a controversial question: Why do working boards suck?
Being on a working board – where most of the work of an organization is done by the board rather than a manager or executive director – can be taxing and stressful. However, it can also allow you to be involved in the creation of something cool and rewarding. Is it worth it?
On the other hand, are policy boards – where the board simply provides guidance to the management – the ideal?
Audra, Kyle, and Aasa have a frank discussion in this episode about what’s involved in being a member of one of these hard-working groups.
(Warning! This episode contains some strong language)