Thomas L. Hyatt, Esq.

Traits of High-performing Boards … and Steps Toward Becoming One

Posted by Thomas L. Hyatt, Esq. on Aug 21, 2019

Topic: Governance and Policy

Boards that are exemplary for their development of and adherence to best governance practices have certain identifiable traits. But this is no accident—they have taken steps to elevate their practices and maintain them at the highest level.

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Back to Basics: The ABCs of Governance

Posted by Thomas L. Hyatt, Esq. on Aug 12, 2019

Topic: Governance and Policy

Are you on the board of a nonprofit? If so, you have a unique responsibility in that you are a fiduciary. In an increasingly complex world of nonprofit governance, coupled with the range of legal compliance issues confronting boards today, it’s easy to lose sight of the fundamentals...

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10 Point Checklist to Get Governance Right

Posted by Commonfund Institute, Thomas L. Hyatt, Esq. on Oct 1, 2013

Topic: Governance and Policy | Industry Knowledge

While governance has many facets that can make it daunting to navigate, trustees may want to start with this 10-point checklist.

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10-Point Checklist: Get Governance Right

Posted by Commonfund, Thomas L. Hyatt, Esq. on Aug 12, 2013

Topic: Governance and Policy

Follow this 10-point governance checklist to address the topics your board is accountable for....

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