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Chapter Resources: Governance

Board Development

Chapter Membership Policy

Provided by USGBC | Pages 2 | Updated 2013

Recruiting a Stronger Board

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 87 | Updated Jan 2009

Sample USGBC Board Member Letter of Agreement

Provided by USGBC | Pages 1 | Updated Aug 2010

USGBC Chapter Board Member Orientation Guide

Provided by USGBC | Pages 2 | Updated Mar 2010

Sample Roles and Responsibilities for the Board of Directors

Provided by USGBC | Pages 16 | Updated Nov 2010

New USGBC Chapter Board Member Checklist

Provided by USGBC | Pages 6 | Updated Feb 2012

Board and CEO in Partnership

Provided by Authenticity Consulting, LLC | Pages 2 | Updated Jan 2008

Legal Duties of Board Members

Provided by Venable LLP | Pages 6 | Updated Dec 2010

Sample USGBC Board Member Commitment Statement

Provided by USGBC | Pages 1 | Updated Sept 2010

Survival Basics for USGBC Chapter Boards

Provided by USGBC | Pages 2 | Updated Nov 2010

All Hands On Board - The Board of Directors in an All Volunteer Board

Provided by National Center for Nonprofit Boards | Pages 25 | Updated Jan 1999

Six Steps to Reinvigorate Your USGBC Chapter Board

Provided by Elizabeth Frisch | Pages 1 | Updated June 2012

Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards by BoardSource

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 1 | Updated Jan 2010

Board Self-Assessment by BoardSource

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 22 | Updated Jan 2010

Reciprocal Board Agreements

Provided by Nonprofit World Journal | Pages 3 | Updated Jan 2010

WEBINAR: Board Building Cycle: Board Engagement & Accountability

Provided by USGBC | Updated No Date

WEBINAR: Board Building Cycle: Cultivating & Recruiting Potential Leaders

Provided by USGBC | Updated No Date

WEBINAR: Board Building Cycle: Identifying Your Board's Needs

Provided by USGBC | Updated No Date

WEBINAR: Board Building Cycle: Preparing for 2012 Board Orientation

Provided by USGBC | Updated No Date

WEBINAR: Board Survival Basics (Video Podcast)

Provided by USGBC | Pages | Updated 2012

WEBINAR: Board Survival Basics: Your Legal Responsibilities (Webcast)

Provided by USGBC | Updated No Date


Branches

USGBC Chapter Branch Toolkit

Provided by USGBC | Pages 27 | Updated No Date

Principles of Good Governance and Ethical Practice - A guide for charities and foundations

Provided by Panel on the Nonprofit Sector | Pages 32 | Updated Oct 2007

Principles of Good Governance Workbook - Steering Your Board Toward Good Governance and Ethical Practice

Provided by Independent Sector, BoardSource | Pages 69 | Updated Jan 2009

Principles of Governance Progress Worksheet

Provided by Independent Sector, BoardSource | Pages 5 | Updated No Date

Board Profile Matrix

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 3 | Updated No Date


Bylaws

Model USGBC Chapter Bylaws

Provided by USGBC | Pages 5 | Updated June 2012


Executive Directors

Peer Training Catalogue: Inventory of Available ED Coaching

Provided by USGBC | Pages 4 | Updated Mar 2011


Project Management

Harvard Guide to Project Management

Provided by Harvard Business Review | Pages 63 | Updated 2011


Regional Committees

USGBC Regional Committee Role and Charge

Provided by USGBC | Pages 3 | Updated Jan 2011


Strategic Planning

Regulatory and Administrative Checklist

Provided by Bob Harris, CAE | Pages 7 | Updated July 2006

USGBC Chapter Strategic Planning Guide

Provided by Lisa Whited | Pages 56 | Updated Sept 2009


Succession Planning

Building Leaderful Organizations

Provided by Tim Wolfred | Pages 23 | Updated Jan 2008

Capturing the Power of Transitions

Provided by The Annie E Casey Foundation | Pages 20 | Updated Jan 2004

Staying Engaged, Stepping Up

Provided by Tom Adams | Pages 20 | Updated Jan 2006

Creating a Board Nominations Committee for your USGBC Chapter

Provided by USGBC | Pages 2 | Updated Mar 2010

Board Building Cycle

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 8 | Updated Jan 2007

Governance Committee Expands on Nominating Committee

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 1 | Updated Nov 2012

Help Your Governance Committee Enhance Your Future

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 2 | Updated Nov 2012


Team Building

Building Emotional Intelligence in Teams

Provided by Druskat, V., Wolff, S. | Pages 14 | Updated Jan 2001


Volunteer Management

USGBC Volunteer Management Toolkit 2011

Provided by USGBC | Pages 74 | Updated Jan 2011

Sample Volunteer Tracking Form for USGBC Chapters

Provided by Unknown | Pages 2 | Updated No Date

Volunteer Resource Management Checklist for USGBC Chapters

Provided by USGBC | Pages 1 | Updated Dec 2009

WEBINAR: How to Prevent and Address Volunteer Burnout

Provided by USGBC | Updated Aug 2011

WEBINAR: How to Use Volunteer Job Descriptions to Maximize Your Chapter’s Volunteer Resources

Provided by USGBC | Updated Mar 2011

WEBINAR: Ideas for Recognizing and Thanking Your Chapter’s Volunteers

Provided by USGBC | Updated June 2011

WEBINAR: Inspiring and Leading Volunteer Committees to Success

Provided by USGBC | Updated Feb 2011


Volunteer Position Descriptions

Governance Committee Job Description

Provided by BoardSource | Pages 1 | Updated No Date

Sample Membership Manager Job Description

Provided by USGBC Chicago Chapter | Pages 3 | Updated Sept 2009

Development Committee Job Description

Provided by USGBC | Pages | Updated 2011

Communications and Marketing Job Description

Provided by USGBC | Pages | Updated 2011

Green Schools Committee Job Description

Provided by USGBC | Pages | Updated 2011