Editors’ note: This article was first published in summer 2003 and is featured in NPQ’s special winter 2012 edition, “Emerging Forms of Nonprofit Governance.”The past twenty years have seen the steady growth of training programs, consulting practices, academic research, and guidebooks aimed at improving the performance of nonprofit boards. This development reflects both hopes and doubts about the nonprofit board.
Greeted with smiles, treated like royalty and seated on top of a floating turquoise paradise. Welcome to the world of luxury catamaran charters, elegantly and enthusiastically embraced by TradeWinds. Oh, how I loved sailing aboard JimJams from Marina Fort-Louis on the French side of St. Martin to secret coves and fun port stops along the sandy shores of Anguilla. Let me count the waves, er ways.