Michael Davidson has extensive experience providing technical assistance in board governance both as a trainer and workshop leader for Executive Directors and board members and as a consultant and coach for nonprofit boards.
His experience includes:
Lead trainer and curriculum designer for the United Way Linkages program, introducing more than 300 young professionals to the skills needed to fulfill the responsibilities of board members
Chair of Governance Matters providing leadership for panels, conferences and research projects designed to advance the sectors understanding of effective board governance and leadership
Invited speaker on current trends in board governance for numerous organizations, including bar associations, fundraising professionals and nonprofit professionals
Lead Governance Trainer for the Support Center for Nonprofit Management
Member of the review panel for the New York Times Awards of Excellence
Consultant to more than 50 nonprofit organizations assisting in governance reform, recruitment planning, executive director transition, executive director evaluation, board assessment, fundraising, strategic planning, etc.
In a recent article about her “mission to destroy all executive committees,” Simone Joyaux presented five reasons for her campaign. While her observations may apply to some organizations in some situations, I don’t think it applies to all – here’s why.