A nonprofit board of directors job description is often summarized in one word: governance. The term “govern” comes from a Latin word meaning “to steer (a ship).” Governance – steering the course of a nonprofit – plays a critical role in helping your organization achieve its mission and be sustainable over the long haul.

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