Ways to Learn

Articles

The Board and Risk Management

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2015
Author: 
Melanie Lockwood Herman

What board members need to know about risk management

Articles

How to Communicate in a Crisis

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2015
Author: 
Jack Savage

For any land trust, large or small, credibility is the ultimate coin of the realm. After all, “trust” is in our names and inherent in our mission. All nonprofits rely on supporters believing that the staff and board of the organization are trustworthy.

Articles

Advice for Transitioning to a Governing Board

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2014
Author: 
Edith Pepper Goltra

What does it mean when a land trust board evolves past a common notion of a “working board” to take on a larger focus on governance? This is a critical transition, but not without its challenges.