Month: June 2013

Rules Don’t Play The Governing Game For You

Earlier this week in Chicago I was privileged to join Sandi Burke, Immediate Past Board Chair, and Chuck Macfarlane, President & CEO, of the American Association of Diabetes Educators, in presenting a program at the Annual Meeting of the Association Forum of Chicagoland:  “Taking a Good Board to the Next Level:  the AADE Story.”  Sandi,

An Extraordinary CEO With Her Ego In Check

Virginia Jacko, President & CEO of the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, is a truly outstanding nonprofit chief executive.  She’s also blind, by the way.  On her watch, the Lighthouse has dramatically expanded its revenues while launching a number of innovative new programs.  I originally got to know Virginia well when I served as her governance consultant at