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Established in 2016 as a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, the Directors Academy is focused on identifying, developing and advancing the next generation of diverse board members and leaders.

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Established in 2016 as a national 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, the Directors Academy is focused on identifying, developing and advancing the next generation of diverse board members and leaders.

    Audit Committee Leadership

    Audit Committee Leadership

    Keith Meyer chats with Billie Williamson about the Audit Committee and what the key differentiators are for those that work well. Billie shares her personal experiences leading an Audit Committee, offering lessons learned and best practices for improving committee performance.

    • 21 min
    Leading the Board through a Crisis

    Leading the Board through a Crisis

    Keith Meyer and Bob Glauber focus on the financial crisis of 10 years ago and the impact it had on the board Bob was leading at the time.

    • 33 min
    Director Duties and Responsibilities (continued)

    Director Duties and Responsibilities (continued)

    Keith Meyer continues his conversation with Bob Deignan as they focus in on acting in good faith as a board director.

    • 10 min
    Director Duties and Responsibilities--Part 1

    Director Duties and Responsibilities--Part 1

    The idea of joining a board of directors may sound appealing as the next step in your professional growth, but what exactly does a board director do? Bob Deignan shares with Keith Meyer the basic duties of a board director and sets expectations for what your time on your first board may look like.

    • 30 min
    The Board’s Role in Shaping Corporate Culture

    The Board’s Role in Shaping Corporate Culture

    As the governing body for an organization, the board of directors must be cognizant of how the organization maintains its reputation and viability. Gail Golman Holtzman explores hot topics affecting the workforce from the #MeToo movement to the gender pay gap in this episode of The Craft of Governance with Keith Meyer.

    • 26 min
    Transitioning from Board Member to Board Leader

    Transitioning from Board Member to Board Leader

    The transition from the C-suite to the boardroom then to board leadership can cause some growing pains and create some gray area in understanding your role and responsibilities. James White and Keith Meyer explore the new skills you needed to develop to become an effective board member, the impact of being a diverse board chair, and how to adapt your leadership style to your evolving board roles, focusing on James’s personal transition from the CEO role to an independent director and then to board chairman.

    • 20 min

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