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February 24, 2013

Nonprofits Go All Out to Find and Recruit Stronger Board Members

Some local United Ways have programs that help connect charities with potential trustees, such as BoardServeNYC, which runs matchmaking events. It also offers training so that people who are new to board service be more likely to succeed.

When three nonprofit groups merged last year to form the University of Arizona Health Network, problems quickly emerged with its new board of directors.

The parent organizations had appointed equal numbers of trustees to protect their interests, but...

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