Fiduciary Duties of Boards

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Boards must exercise the Duties of:

Care - do due diligence, be prepared, make thoughtful decisions in line with our mission and values

Obedience - support the organization and work to reach the goals voted on by the Board (even if you were a dissenter)

Loyalty - prioritize the wellbing of the organization over any other associations or self-interests

 

There is a bit more to it than that, but that is a quick description.  For more thorough, but readable, articles about them please read below.

 

See more about these duties here:

https://www.boardeffect.com/blog/fiduciary-responsibilities-nonprofit-board-directors/

or

https://www.esoppartners.com/blog/bid/89198/Corporate-Governance-Duties-of-Care-Loyalty-and-Obedience