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Boards help sheets part 7 - Board responsibilities

Fulfilling your governance role

There are a range of responsibilities you need to be aware of and addressing if you are to fulfill your governance role effectively.

  • What financial and legal obligations do I have?
  • How should we be tackling risk management for our organisation?
  • How can I serve my organisation better?

These help sheets will help you answer these questions and ensure you become a safer and more effective board member.

We will be adding new help sheets regularly so keep coming back to check out the latest tools and resources to help strengthen your board and yourself as a board member.

Help sheets:

More help sheets:

Part 1 - Board basics: Before you join a board
Part 2 - Board building: Recruitment, induction, training & succession
Part 3 - Better boards: Assessing & improving your board
Part 4 - Board structures: Getting the nuts & bolts right
Part 5 - Troubleshooting: Fixing common board problems
Part 6 - Better members: Boosting your own effectiveness
Part 8 - Strategic planning: Mapping your group's future
Part 9 - Board business: Towards more effective meetings
Part 10 - Board-Staff-Volunteers: Managing the relationships
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