Getting governance right at your club

Kevin Fish has seen the good, the bad and the highly dysfunctional. An authority on governance best practice, he shares his insights on how clubs can do better It is accepted within our industry that high levels of membership satisfaction at clubs are generally underpinned by excellent collaborative governance, which can be best described as the staff and the elected volunteers pulling together effectively, in the pursuit of goals that secure the current and future success of the club. That burden of responsibility at clubs often falls to just a few committed members, who often experience the common problems that golf club committees find themselves wrestling with, from painfully long meetings, inconsistency of direction at the club, and ultimately struggling to attract the best possible candidates to best serve the club. Kevin Fish - industry expert and former GCMA Manager of the Year - has earned a reputation as an authority on governance best practice, and in this video he shares some insights developed during his career so far. In this 20 minute video on the key principles of good golf club governance, Kevin looks at: Whose job is it to govern the golf club? How do club committees operate? What is the correct set up for a committee? Why does your club exist? Keeping the score Attracting the right candidates Strategic planning Membership satisfaction
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