The American Bar Association-published resource provides a description of general legal principles as they apply to nonprofits and offers practical suggestions and checklists to help directors perform their duties. It aims to help directors of all nonprofits to maximize their resources.
The authors of the guidebook are Jeannie Carmedelle Frey and Willard L. Boyd III. Frey is senior vice president, chief legal officer and general counsel at Provena Health-Resurrection Health Care (now joined as Presence Health) and has written and spoken widely on health care and nonprofit organizations. Boyd is a shareholder at Nyemaster Goode PC in Des Moines, Iowa, and was chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the ABA Business Law Section from Aug. 2008 to Aug. 2011.
Title: Guidebook for Directors of Nonprofit Corporations, Third Edition
Publisher: ABA Business Law Section
Product Code: 5070656
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