The description of the infighting at the Pinellas County Homeless Leadership Board is excruciating, but there may be a relatively simple solution to the impasse.
In any number of recent cases, state attorneys general have indicated that they are willing to step in when boards exhibit a lack of a sense of duty.
NPQ has found the legal wake-up calls issued to nonprofit boards that fall asleep at the wheel a welcome indicator of a healthier regulatory environment, but some see it differently.
Conflicts of Interest and a “Memo of Frustration”: A Community College Foundation Finds Itself in a Mess
The boards of the College of DuPage and its foundation are very much in the public eye, and not in a good way.
The stakeholders of Sweet Briar College are trying to get the court to delay the college’s closing so that the situation can be thoughtfully considered. They need an activist AG who indicates he understands that time is the major variable to ensure a good decision.
In this case, as in the one today on Cooper Union, the NY Attorney General challenges boards on their misuse of organizational assets—in this case, two buildings.