CHICAGO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--SmithBucklin, the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other, announced today that it has launched Board Forward, the leading content source specifically designed for volunteer board members and available free of charge. The new resource features a monthly e-newsletter and website that provide relevant news, information and guidance to help volunteer board members enhance the performance of their boards and organizations.
“SmithBucklin has been serving volunteer boards for more than 60 years. We highly respect and admire those who donate their time and expertise to serve their associations”
“At SmithBucklin, we understand the challenges volunteer boards face every day,” said SmithBucklin President & CEO Henry Givray. “Our client organizations’ volunteer leaders have said there is a need for this kind of content, so we view Board Forward as a way to give back to the association community and reinforce our passionate commitment to help associations achieve their missions.”
Board Forward will provide thought-provoking, relevant and useful content from a board-level perspective on topics such as governance; board culture, roles and structure; international boards; leadership; fiduciary responsibility; committee structures; leading practices for boards; mergers and acquisitions; board orientation; board succession; diversity; legal responsibility and bylaws; antitrust issues; and strategic planning. Content will include articles featuring subject-matter experts, abstracts of stories from leading publications, interviews with volunteer board members, and case studies, tips and advice.
Anyone can register for the monthly e-newsletter by visiting boardforward.com. Volunteer board members are encouraged to share the information with friends, colleagues and fellow board members.
“SmithBucklin has been serving volunteer boards for more than 60 years. We highly respect and admire those who donate their time and expertise to serve their associations,” said John Stoiber, executive vice president & chief executive of SmithBucklin’s Business Trade Industry Practice. “Our intention is for Board Forward to be an invaluable resource for volunteers making significant contributions to their organization members, industries and professions.”
For more information, visit boardforward.com.
SmithBucklin is the association management and services company more organizations turn to than any other. Founded in 1949, the company’s mission is to drive growth for its client organizations and provide uncompromised stewardship for their long-term prosperity. SmithBucklin provides full-service management and high-impact specialized services to trade associations, professional societies, technology user groups, corporations, government institutes/agencies and other nonprofit organizations. SmithBucklin’s offices are located in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Old Lyme, Conn., St. Louis and San Ramon, Calif. and the SmithBucklin + MCI Worldwide Partnership provides client organizations with seamless association and event management services from more than 40 offices throughout the world. The company is 100 percent employee-owned. For more information, please visit smithbucklin.com or call 1-800-539-9740.