Board Meetings and Retreats

The Alliance has compiled this set of board meeting and retreat-related resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Board Meetings — FAQs

BoardSource shares common answers to questions posed by nonprofit leaders on the topic of board meetings. Covering everything from how to approach the very first board meeting of a nonprofit to how long meetings should last and whether or not the museum or nonprofit should use Robert’s Rules of Order, this resource is a good introduction to conducting effective board meetings.

Guidelines to Conducting Effective Meetings

The Free Management Library has a section on managing meetings. It includes links to resources on planning, leading, and evaluating the meeting.

Organizing a Retreat

Community Tool Box offers guidance on organizing and planning a retreat.

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