With Governor DeWine’s stay-at-home order, what started out as social distancing now requires Ohio nonprofit boards to forgo in-person meetings until the COVID-19 crisis has passed.
Understandably, board governance may not be at the top of your mind. However, it is important to remember failure to follow appropriate procedures puts the board and the organization at risk. It could also put each director at individual risk, which D&O insurance will not cover.
The attached article details how, by making small adjustments for electronic alternatives to in-person meetings, an organization can continue to be effectively governed now and protected in the future.2020-March-Legal-Alert-Board-Governance-during-COVID-19-Article