Think fast: Is your nonprofit a membership corporation? Okay. What decision-making authority do your members have (and we don’t mean board members)?
I’ll wait. 🙂
Did you know that knowing the answers to these questions can strengthen your infrastructure and impact?
Today’s Fast Build topic is the role of membership in governance. Nic explains what statutory membership is and why it is critical that you understand the role membership plays in governance within a nonprofit.
When you are designing your governance structure, ignoring membership will impact the way you are building out your organization. We have to be thoughtful and deliberate about how we include membership into our governance structure and how we intend to work with or without a membership to ensure a nonprofit is building the way it should.
How are you thinking about the role of membership in your organization’s governance? Let us know in the comments!
You can watch Episode 48 below.