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Summer Music Festival, Camp, and School Seeks Development Manager

The Walden School ( seeks a Development Manager to join the School’s dynamic, fun, and collegial San Francisco-based administrative team. The Development Manager, with the Executive Director and Board’s Development Committee, helps lead the School’s annual fund and overall development effort. The ideal candidate is highly collaborative, exceptionally organized, has excellent persuasive written and oral communication skills (including communicating in email/online, letter, teleph...
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NRA: First They Circled the Wagons, Now NRA is Circling the Drain

Opinion NRA Annual Meeting of Members on October 2nd, 2021 “ amazing celebration of NRA fellowship and freedom.”!? USA – -( The “leadership” of the National Rifle Association, are either thoroughly corrupt, delusional, or both. They held their Annual Meeting of Members on October 2nd, 2021, of this year, and the event was described by the new President of the Board of Directors, Charles Cotton as follows: “The proceedings in Charlotte were an amazing celebration of NRA fel...
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Dapper Collectives

Our portfolio company Dapper Labs, creator of CryptoKitties, the Flow Blockchain, and the NBA Top Shot collectible game, is announcing Dapper Collectives today. Dapper Collectives comes by way of an acquisition of Brud, a company that has been developing “community-owned media and collectively built worlds” for the last five years. Dapper Collectives will be led by Trevor McFedries, the founder and CEO of Brud and the co-founder of the FWB DAO. Trevor is also an LP at USV. Dapper Collecti...
Tags: Board of Directors, Trends, USV, Nba, Crypto, Lil Miquela, Brud, Trevor McFedries, Dapper Labs, Hannah Murdoch, Web3, FWB DAO Trevor, USV Dapper Collectives

Vietnam's biggest island long held onto a seductive image as the country's 'last paradise.' Then came the clubs, a casino, and a safari.

Travelers who arrive on the Southeast Asian island of Phu Quoc may be forgiven for thinking they are in Venice, the Amalfi Coast, or Paris - anywhere but Vietnam. Alex Robinson Photography / Getty Images When Ken Atkinson first visited the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc in 2003, he was struck by its beauty."It was similar to Phuket or Samui when these Thai islands started from nothing," Atkinson said of the island, which is southwest of Vietnam. The executive chairman of Grant Thornton Vietn...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, Board of Directors, Bali, Australia, China, Southeast Asia, US, Trends, Unesco, Paris, Wwf, Sydney, John, Las Vegas

West Basin Water Harvest festival goes virtual this fall

The West Basin Municipal Water District will host its 22nd annual Water Harvest community festival virtually this fall, the agency has announced. The free online festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. It is meant to teach participants about local water issues. West Basin imports drinking water, recycles water and promotes water conservation for 17 cities and unincorporated areas in Los Angeles County. “We are excited to develop a fun, fresh version of the event that will keep our c...
Tags: Board of Directors, News, Water, Sport, Soccer, Los Angeles County, El Segundo, Harold Williams, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, West Basin Municipal Water District, West Basin, Edward C Little Water Recycling Facility

Danimer Scientific to acquire biodegradable polymer producer Novomer

In Georgia, Danimer Scientific, Inc., a bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, signed a definitive agreement to acquire Novomer, Inc., a developer of conversion technology providing transformable, functional, and low net carbon inputs into the production of PHA-based resins and other biodegradable materials, in a cash transaction valued at $152 million. Each company’s Board of Directors has approved the transaction. Headquartered with a pilot pl...
Tags: Board of Directors, Kentucky, Biodegradable, Company, Fuels, Bainbridge Georgia, Danimer, Novomer, Danimer Scientific, Novomer Inc, Georgia Danimer Scientific Inc, Rochester New York Novomer

Managing Director – The Acting Company

The Acting Company (TAC) in New York City seeks an ambitious and talented arts administrator to serve as Managing Director as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022. Reporting directly to TAC’s Board of Directors as its chief executive officer, the Managing Director will take ownership of and skillfully lead all administrative, fundraising, financial, and communications aspects of the company. The Managing Director will work in deep collaboration with a new part-time ...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, New York City, TAC, Diversity Equity Inclusion, Acting Company TAC

NRMLA: Annual Meeting to Remain Virtual in November

The National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA) announced on Wednesday that November 2021’s Annual Meeting and Expo will again be held virtually, and that the association will re-assess the safety and economic viability of returning to in-person regional meetings in early 2022. This is according to a bulletin sent out to NRMLA membership via email. After deliberating internally among the association’s leadership team and Board of Directors, the decision to keep events in a virtual f...
Tags: Board of Directors, Finance, Nashville, Kent, Norman, Steve Irwin, Omni Hotel, NRMLA, Scott Norman, Mike Kent, NRMLA Board of Directors

Real Madrid to sue La Liga over TV deal

Real Madrid take legal action In a startling turn of events, Real Madrid have confirmed in an official statement that they will be taking legal action over the decision to sell a stake in La Liga to private equity firm CVC. Comunicado Oficial.#RealMadrid — Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadrid) August 10, 2021 Writing in typically brisk fashion, the statement said:The Board of Directors of Real Madrid CF, meeting today at 11:00 a.m., has unanimously agreed to carry out both civil and criminal legal act...
Tags: Board of Directors, Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Lionel Messi, Leo, Messi, CVC, CVC Comunicado Oficial RealMadrid Real Madrid, Board of Directors of Real Madrid, Javier Tebas Medrano, Javier de Jaime Guijarro, CVC Fund, CVC Capital Partners SICAV FIS Fund

What’s the board’s role in an early-stage startup?

Gregg Adkin Contributor Share on Twitter Gregg Adkin is vice president and managing director at Dell Technologies Capital, the global venture capital investment arm of Dell Technologies. What’s the board’s role in an early-stage startup? Startup founders frequently ask me about the role of a board of directors. A board can be a crucial asset in an early-stage startup. Here’s a framework for how it can help drive success at y...
Tags: Startups, TC, Column, Board of Directors, Entrepreneurship, Tech, Regulatory Compliance, Startup Company, Dell Technologies, Dell Technologies Capital, Board Member, Gregg Adkin, EC Column, EC Future of Work, Strategy People Image Finance, Dell Technologies Capital Strategy Setting

Canada: Cyber Liability: Practical Tips In An Area Of Expanding Directors And Officers Liability (Podcast) - Dentons

Ransomware is one of the biggest growing threats to businesses and its impact will not end anytime soon. With every business being a potential target, Board of Directors will need to develop strategies to ...
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Box takes fight with activist investor public in SEC filing

The war between Box’s current leadership and activist shareholder Starboard took a new turn today with a detailed timeline outlining the two groups’ relationship, thanks to an SEC filing and companion press release. Box is pushing back against a slate of board candidates put forth by Starboard, which wants to shake up the company’s leadership and sell it. The SEC filing details a lengthy series of phone calls, meetings and other communications between the technology company and Starboard, which ...
Tags: TC, Cloud, Board of Directors, Enterprise, Drama, Tech, IR, Park, SEC, Silicon Valley, Box, KKR, Aaron Levie, GAAP, Lazar, Mayer

Fewer CEOs are serving on outside boards. That’s good (and bad)

BJ Jenkins Contributor Share on Twitter BJ Jenkins is CEO of Barracuda, a provider of cloud-enabled security and data protection solutions. He is a member of the boards of directors at SumoLogic and Generac Power Systems. It used to be a heavily traveled two-way street in corporate America: CEOs joined other companies’ boards to broaden their experiences, expand their influence, or simply because it felt good. Boards sought o...
Tags: Startups, Column, Board of Directors, Opinion, America, Tech, Diversity, Ceo, Corporate Governance, Gender Equality, Gender Diversity, Mckinsey, Barracuda, Korn Ferry, Equilar, Generac Power Systems

6 strategies for running more effective startup board meetings

Sylvain Kalache Contributor Share on Twitter Sylvain Kalache is the co-founder of Holberton, an edtech company training digital talent in more than 10 countries. An entrepreneur and software engineer, he has worked in the tech industry for more than a decade. Part of the team that led SlideShare to be acquired by LinkedIn, he has written for CIO and VentureBeat. More posts by this contributor For companies that u...
Tags: Startups, Column, Board of Directors, Linkedin, Tech, United States, Venture Capital, Startup Company, Board, Advisory Board, Holberton, Meeting, Board Member, Sylvain Kalache, EC Column, EC Future of Work

Job opening: Communications and Grant Manager, Life’s Kitchen

Because helping spread the word about jobs — even those that aren’t agency-related, is just one of the many services I offer…and thanks for the heads-up, Mike. Life’s Kitchen is looking for a Communications and Grant Manager. From the job description: This position is responsible for assisting in the creation and implementation of marketing and fundraising strategies to grow the base of philanthropic support and increase public awareness of Life’s Kitchen. The Communications & Grant Manage...
Tags: Board of Directors, Jobs, Microsoft, Life, Seo, Boise Jobs, Communications Manager Job, Tammy Johnson, Life& 039, s Kitchen, Mike Life s Kitchen, Treasure Valley Position Responsibilities, Board Marketing Committee

The hidden benefits of adding a CTO to your board

Abby Kearns Contributor Share on Twitter Abby Kearns, chief technology officer at Puppet, has more than 20 years of experience scaling growth for numerous Fortune 500 and startup companies. The pandemic forced companies around the world to adjust to a “new normal,” which caused many leaders to pivot their business strategies and adopt new technologies to continue operations. In a time of chaos and change, there is no senior le...
Tags: Startups, Column, Business, Board of Directors, Tech, Corporate Governance, Hiring, Cto, Software Engineering, Puppet, Agile Software Development, Chief Technology Officer, Lightbend, Abby Kearns, EC Column

React Mobile Names John Stachowiak Interim CEO

Hospitality employee safety device leader React Mobile today announced its Chief Executive Officer Robb Monkman has resigned. Monkman will remain on the Board of Directors and assist with steering company growth. Board member John Stachowiak, a three-time CEO and four-time CFO, will fill the post in the interim. A search for a permanent React Mobile CEO is underway.
Tags: Travel, Board of Directors, Board, Monkman, Robb Monkman, John Stachowiak

Robinhood announces 3 new board members as it gears up for IPO

JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images Three new independent directors are joining Robinhood's board, the company announced Tuesday. Jon Rubinstein, Paula Loop, and Robert Zoellick will join Jan Hammer and Scott Sandell as independent directors. The additions bring the retail trading app one step closer to an IPO, which could be announced soon. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robinhood is adding three new independent directors to its board, the company announced on Tuesday, ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Board of Directors, News, Finance, Ipo, Trends, Markets, Harvard, Pwc, SEC, World Bank, Goldman Sachs, Bob, Robinhood, Vlad Tenev

Reorganizing the NRA, the Goal …more Accountability to the Membership

Reorganizing the NRA, the Goal …more Accountability to the Membership, iStock-donskarpo USA – -( There’s been a lot of discussion in recent years, and especially in recent weeks, about reorganizing the NRA. The NRA itself filed a “Reorganization Plan” with the bankruptcy court, but, as I mentioned in a recent article, that “plan” was a joke, mostly just declaring that the new, reorganized NRA would have all of the same assets and liabilities of the old NRA, and that the new, reo...
Tags: Usa, Board of Directors, Guns, US, Association, Nra, NRA Board, Advisory Board, Nominating Committee, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Jeff Knox, Firearms Coalition, NRA Board of Directors, Neal Knox, The Firearms Coalition

NRA Bankruptcy Thrown Out… NRA Members are the Big Losers

Opinion Wayne LaPierre: What’s Next? USA – -( Judge Harlin Hale has thrown out the NRA’s bankruptcy case, saying it was not filed in good faith, meaning that the reasons stated for filing the Chapter 11 action were not legally valid. He also expressed serious concerns about “the surreptitious manner in which Mr. LaPierre obtained and exercised authority to file bankruptcy for the NRA. Excluding so many people from the process of deciding to file for bankruptcy, including the va...
Tags: Usa, New York, Texas, Board of Directors, Guns, Indianapolis, Houston, Ny, James, Association, Nra, Board, Lee, Brewer, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre

Ben Carson joins board of directors of largest homebuilder in US

The largest homebuilder in America, D.R. Horton, announced it appointed former HUD Secretary Ben Carson to its board of directors.
Tags: Board of Directors, US, America, Radio, Hud, Ben Carson, Industry News, R Horton, Select, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, D.R. Horton

Metrolink CEO to become head of LA Metro

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors is scheduled to appoint Stephanie Wiggins, current CEO of Metrolink, to lead L.A. Metro. The current L.A. Metro CEO, Phillip A. Washington, announced on Feb. 3 that he is stepping down in May after six years. The Board of Directors conducted a national search for the next CEO and will vote during its Board of Directors meeting at 3 p.m. Thursday to appoint Wiggins. Once appointed, Wiggins’ four-year ter...
Tags: Transportation, Facebook, Board of Directors, News, Washington, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Eric Garcetti, Metro, Wiggins, Phillip, Metro Board, Metrolink, Riverside County Transportation Commission

NRA’s Bankruptcy Lurches Forward ~ But Who Speaks for NRA Members?

Opinion NRA’s Bankruptcy Lurches Forward ~ But Who Speaks for NRA Members? USA – -( The slow-motion train wreck of the NRA, just keeps piling up in spectacular fashion. A new investigative report by Bloomberg’s propaganda wing, “The Trace,”  ( and one of the Democratic Party’s online propaganda outlets, “The Daily Beast” has published excerpts of a presentation to the Board outlining a legal ...
Tags: Usa, New York, Board of Directors, Guns, Bloomberg, Dallas, Dell, Journey, Caribbean, James, Association, Nra, Board, Democratic Party, Schneider, NRA Board

Chief Executive Officer, Chamber Music America

Chamber Music America (CMA) is the national service organization for the chamber music profession. Founded in 1977 to develop, support and strengthen the small ensemble music field, CMA delivers a comprehensive array of career development services and direct financial support to this community in order to sustain its vitality and innovation. Chamber Music America (CMA) is the national service organization for the chamber music profession. Founded in 1977 to develop, support and strengthen the...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, New York City, Smith, Cma, Puerto Rico, Board, Board of Directors The Board, Chamber Music, Board Chair, Diversity Inclusion and Equity, BIPOC, Chamber Music America CMA, May 's National Chamber Music Month, Residency Endowment Fund

Realogy appoints first black board member

Felicia Williams is a veteran executive from retailer Macy's. She'll serve on the Realogy board's audit committee.
Tags: Board of Directors, Race, Radio, Zillow, Coca Cola, Redfin, Industry News, Macy, Coldwell Banker, Realogy, Brokerage, Select, News Brief, Century 21, Michael J. Williams, Ryan Schneider

Jay-Z is joining mobile payment giant Square after it acquires Tidal for $300 million - here's what the superstar musician will do in his new leadership role

Shawn Carter, also known as Jay Z. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Jay Z's music streaming company Tidal is being acquired by payment company Square for $300 million. As part of the deal, Jay Z will, "now help lead our entire company," Square CEO Jack Dorsey said.  Rather than taking on an executive role, Jay Z is joining Square's board of directors. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a surprise announcement on Thursday morning, Jack Dorsey's Square revealed that ...
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The Master’s University President Sam Horn Resigns

This just in from TMU and TMS: March 1, 2021. Special Update From the TMUS Board of Directors: On Friday, February 26, the Board of Directors received a letter of resignation from our TMUS president, Dr. Sam Horn. The board is grateful for the several important institutional milestones that were reached this past year, including the school’s reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the reaffirmation of accreditation by WSCUC. This past year has been one of the most challenging years in higher...
Tags: Health, Board of Directors, Infertility, TMS, TMU, Sam Horn, The Master's University, TMUS Board

Jacksonville Symphony seeks Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer

Join the Jacksonville Symphony and help us in planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing the Symphony’s development plans in support of our organization’s strategic vision and growth. Reports to: President & Chief Executive OfficerWorks in close collaboration with: Senior Leadership Team, Board of Directors, and Music DirectorRESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION:The Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing Jackson...
Tags: Art, Board of Directors, Jobs, Jacksonville, Board, Board of Trustees, Cao, Jacksonville Symphony, Marketing and Communications, Steven Libman, Development Committee Diversity Equity, InclusionThe Jacksonville Symphony

GameStop's CFO didn't resign - he was pushed out after the board 'lost faith' in him, sources say

A man stands outside of a GameStop store with a new PlayStation 5 game console. Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images GameStop announced the sudden departure of its CFO on Tuesday with a statement saying he resigned. Sources close to the company told Insider that the executive was actually pushed out by the board.  His ouster is part of an ongoing shakeup at GameStop led by activist investor Ryan Cohen. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On Tuesday afte...
Tags: Gaming, Board of Directors, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Sherman, Gamestop, Bell, Cfo, Cohen, Ben Gilbert, Chief Financial Officer, Tech Insider, George Sherman, Ryan Cohen, Jim Bell

Marriott International Appoints Anthony Capuano as New CEO And Stephanie Linnartz as President

Marriott International's (NASDAQ: MAR) Board of Directors announced today that Anthony "Tony" Capuano has been appointed Chief Executive Officer and has joined the company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. He was previously Group President, Global Development, Design and Operations Services. The Board of Directors also announced that Stephanie Linnartz, previously Group President, Consumer Operations, Technology and Emerging Businesses, has been appointed President, effective i...
Tags: Travel, Board of Directors, Marriott, Arne Sorenson, Marriott International, Capuano, Stephanie Linnartz, Linnartz, Anthony Capuano, MAR Board of Directors, Anthony Tony Capuano