Board members know the important, but often unrecognized role the board plays. In addition to taking responsibility for the organizations legal and ethical obligations to donors, clients and the government boards shoulder the responsibility of providing guidance to the organization by managing the organization and leading others with their hands, minds and spirits. (Masaoka, 1999)
Roles, Influence, and Responsibilities of a Nonprofit Board Member
SDSU Extension's Community Vitality Newsletter includes resources to enhance communities and improve their capacity to flourish.
When you think of a place that you enjoy, how many different types of engagement make that place valuable? Consider a park. You have the swing sets, the children’s area, a pool, perhaps a gazebo or small shell, the trees and environment. Is that enough for a quality space?
Interest in local foods continues to soar among consumers nationwide. Here in South Dakota, the Dakota Fresh Food Hub in the southeastern corner of the state is helping meet that local demand by providing an array of local foods to wholesale and retail customers.