Be Better this Memorial Day.

Be Better Challenge

My challenge to you and myself is to take a break from partisan national, state-wide and local politics and focus on what is important, family, friends, local heroes in our community, organizations that help others, and last but not least, pictures of all of the awesome bbq-ing that will be going on this weekend. As we prepare for this Memorial …

Leadership and Experience You Can Count On

As the Technology Lead for NXTBoard, I get to work with the boards of cities, school districts, nonprofits, and for-profit companies across the nation. Our focus is connecting the “how” processes of a board with the “what” and “why” — mission, vision, strategic plans, goals, progress measures, constraints, evidence, reporting, and governance models that drive results. Boards come in all …

Understanding the Different Roles in Local Government

Understanding the Different Roles in Local Government

It is a common myth that important elections only take place every two or four years. Local elections often take place every year, and because turnout is lower, your vote can actually make even more of a difference. Understanding each of the local government roles and their impact is critical if you want to influence choices that affect you and …