The Ultimate Board Member's Book
The Ultimate Board Member’s Book
A 1-Hour Guide to Understanding and Fulfilling Your Role and Responsibilities
by Kay Sprinkel Grace, 114 pp.
The most enviable boards – those who govern well AND shoulder the responsibility for raising money – know one thing others don’t. They’ve absorbed what is the essence of Kay Sprinkel Grace’s book, The Ultimate Board Member’s Book.
For these board members, there’s zero guesswork about their role and responsibilities. It’s all as clear as gin. You know the feeling when you’re watching a good mystery and suddenly you get it – everything comes together? Well, that’s the effect Ultimate has on board members.
It’s a comfort book, a satisfying 60-minute read that clarifies exactly what’s expected of each board member from Day One. As such, it chases anxiety from the room.
About the Author
Kay Sprinkel Grace is a skilled professional and articulate trend spotter in the nonprofit sector and a seasoned volunteer. Based in San Francisco, she is widely sought as a speaker across the globe. Her recent focus is on the swiftly changing face and fabric of philanthropy.
Kay’s consulting clients span the nonprofit sector: public media, arts, culture, education, health, social services and the environment. Author of seven books on fundraising and boards, and speaker at recent professional gatherings in Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Slovakia, Australia and Canada as well as the United States, she has gathered insights and exchanged ideas with a wide array of leaders.
Kay has received Stanford University’s highest award for volunteer leadership service, The Gold Spike, and was recognized with the Pink Carnation Award from Gamma Phi Beta. In 2013 she received the Henry A. Rosso Award for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fundraising from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.