Right from the Start: Roles and Responsibilities – References

Included below are some of the resources used to develop this module. 

Arnwine, Don L.  Effective Governance: the roles and responsibilities of board members. Proceedings of Baylor University Medical Center 15(1), 2002.  p. 19-22.  www.baylorhealth.edu/proceedings/15_1/15_1_arnwine.pdf

BoardSource: Building Effective Nonprofit Boards.  www.boardsource.org.

Bradshaw, Patricia and Rachel Osborne.  School Boards: Emerging Governance Challenges.  Education Canada Vol. 50 (1) 2009-2010. p. 46-49.

Brown, Jim.  The Imperfect Board Member: Discovering the Seven Disciplines of Governance Excellence. Jossey-Bass, 2006.

Chait, Richard, William P. Ryan and Barbara E. Taylor.  Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005.

College Compensation and Appointments Council.  The Board Chair and President Relationship.  CCAP, 2008.

Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador.  Ten Tips to Becoming a More Effective Board Member. CSC, 2011.  http://www.envision.ca/templates/resources.asp?ID=4089

Data Governance Institute.  www.datagovernance.com

Ferronato, Sherry.  Mentoring Canada:  The fundamentals of board involvement.  Sponsored by Big Brothers and Big Sisters Canada and the Muttart Foundation, 2005.

Karplus, Lester.  How to be an Effective Board Member.  National Guild for Community Arts Education, 2011.  www.nationalguild.org/pdfs/HowtoEffectBdMemb.pdf

Keel, Robert G. Memo to Ontario Directors of Education Re: Summary and Commentary re: Bill 177 – An Act to amend the Education Act with respect to student achievement, school board governance, and certain other matters (file M4310).  Keel Cottrelle LLP, 2010.

Keel Cottrelle LLP Barristers & Solicitors. Code of Conduct Document Guidelines for School Boards.  2011.  http://www.dsb1.edu.on.ca/boardinfo/boardmeetings/pdfs/agendas/2010-2011/agenda-1130.pdf

Light, Mark.  The Strategic Board: The Step-by-step Guide to High-impact Governance. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001.

Ontario Catholic School Trustees Association.  Catholic Trustees, Advocates, Guardinas & Stewards of Catholic Education. Available for downloading at https://www.ocsta.on.ca/VirtualLibrary.aspx.

Ontario Public School Board Association.Good Governance: A Guide for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities, pdf version at http://www.opsba.org/index.php?q=site_resources.

Saskatchewan School Boards Association.  Becoming a Better Board Chair.  SSBA, 2009.  http://www.saskschoolboards.ca/educationservices/modules/Module_12_Better_Board_Chair.pdf

Saskatchewan School Boards Association.  Handbook for School Board Members 2009-2012.  SSBA, 2009. www.saskschoolboards.ca/educationservices/Handbook09_12.pdf

Williams, Robert and Margot Trevelyan.  Example “tools” for Module3 and 4.  Private email conversation, 2010.

Writenine (eHow member name).  How to be an Effective Board Member.  eHow, 2011.  http://www.ehow.com/how_5604256_effective-board-member.html