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  Alternatives Pty Ltd
  ABN 23 050 334 435

Contents | 1. Introduction | 2. Life cycles | 3. Models | 4. The Board
5. Board review questionnaires | 6. Resources

  1. Introduction 1. Overview of the issues  
  2. Life cycles 2. Community organisations evolve. What governance looks like may depend on the stage in the organisation's life cycle.  
  3. Models 3. Models of governance (including the Carver model)  
  4. The board 4. Questions board members must be able to answer; a model of the board's role; statutory and fiduciary duties.  
  5. Review questionnaires 5. Questionnaires to help Board members review their role.  
  6. Resources 6. Books and internet resources  

These notes on governance are for nonprofit human services organisations.