What makes a good director?

Workshop Intro:

Good directors make a good board. With a focus on the duty of care and the duty of loyalty this basic primer focuses on how each individual director ensures the board’s success.


Workshop Type:

Workshop Duration:
2.5 Hrs


Good directors need to know what they can do as individuals to ensure a board’s success.

We’ve all heard about a director’s fiduciary duty and the duty of care. But how do these important concepts translate into the daily demand for good governance and principled leadership in our co-ops? What does "acting in the best interest of the co-op" really mean? How must a director and the board handle situations of conflict of interest?

We'll also explore:

  • how you can contribute to the results your board needs
  • how to work together as directors
  • what you need to get the job done right