Bylaws Module 11: Elections and Terms

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Leaders are key to an organization, and, to support their success, you must establish effective election processes and terms of board, officer or other service. Handled wrongly, elections and terms can create or foster an unhealthy or unstable culture. Handled rightly, elections and terms enable growth, innovation, and stability. Read this section so your organization can establish election processes and term standards that embrace opportunities and avoid pitfalls.
To see what is included in each module, see Bylaws Module 1: Introduction or Bylaws Module 2: Definitions
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