Organizational & Governance Best Practices for Boards with Charity Tyler – May 7

Join United for Libraries Tues., May 7 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern

A well-defined set of organizational and governance standards and best practices help boost board efficiency and performance, engage current board members, cultivate volunteers and future leaders, and create a positive board culture. Learn the difference between bylaws and operational standards and what belongs in each along with tips for a regular review of both. Learn how to evaluate your current committee structure, determine the needs of your organization, and implement change for increased engagement and improved efficiency and outcomes.


Charity Tyler was named Executive Director for the Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation in 2015. She has led transition from capital to annual giving focus while creating policies and improving governance structures to support fundraising on behalf of the Cedar Rapids Public Library and to support Foundation-funded programs, including Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. She currently serves as United for Libraries’ fiscal officer.

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