Effective Boards for Park Districts
Thursday, September 20, 2012

In the September/October 2012 edition of Illinois Parks & Recreation, ESC Engagement Manager RJ Young provides an outline effective Board Development in the article Diagnostic Tools for Highly Effective Boards.

Young defines the phases of a comprehensive Board Development project: diagnostics to understand how a board is performing, utilizing this information to create a detailed action plan for strengthening the board, and - the most critical - implementation that ensure all of the hard work creates results. 

"Park District commissioners who are constantly focused on improving themselves and their board's effectiveness have learned that [Board Development] is a good investment of both their time and effort," writes Young. 


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About Illinois Parks & Recreation Magazine:

Illinois P&R is the magazine of the Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA). It has a circulation of over 17,000 parks and recreation professionals in Illinois. ESC is a member of both the IAPD and IPRA and provides consulting to Park Districts and Special Recreation Associations.

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