Voting in the United States is a topic that comes around every two to four years, and each time, our elected officials typically spend a bulk of their time in between elections trying to entice Americans to get out and vote.
Boosting participation from your Board of Directors is key to driving fundraising and new donor relationships for your non-profit or charitable association. According to The Balance, donors are more likely to give to your organization or cause when they know you have full participation from the board. One way to increase participation and engagement from your board members, as well as involve them in more of the major fundraising decisions is through virtual voting.
Online voting offers many advantages for organizations and election managers who want an opportunity to gather input from as many voting-eligible members as possible.
The pros and cons of paper voting vs voting software
“To elicit the broadest possible participation, alumni trustee elections have been conducted online since 2010.” -- Stacey J. Mobley, Esq., Chairman, Howard University Board of Trustees,
Hospital boards and associations vote on regular basis to keep their constituents healthy.
If you have a child in school, you know the large number of events are scheduled throughout the year.
Fundraisers gain particular attention because of what they say about the school district’s fiscal health.
It is all but inevitable that fundraising event discussions also touch on, or reveal, a community’s values. This is a good thing.
Nobody still gets a gold watch at retirement, do they?
Spoiler: trick question.
The question is not about watches, or about retirement. Both concepts continue to evolve. Smart watches and early retirees? No watches and no retirement? It depends.
One thing that hasn’t changed when it comes to employees and their employers: the pitiful amount invested in employee recognition. In fact, total spent averages just 1-2% of corporate expenditures, according to Josh Bersin at Forbes.
“Two candidates castigate the bar for a variety of complaints, including perceived corruption, bloated bureaucracy and alleged misbehavior of bench officers.”
This juicy description describes a 2010 State Board of California election in the periodical, The California Bar Journal. The article goes on to briefly outline the fourteen candidates and their districts.What’s notable is how the article opens. The 2010 election was a hybrid election:
“for the first time [the California Bar Association] permits voters to cast ballots electronically or with a traditional mail-in ballot.” (emphasis added)