Friday, November 11, 2005't Expect a Cushy Ride Aboard a Nonprofit "Don't Expect a Cushy Ride Aboard a Nonprofit
Source: Journal Record - Oklahoma City
Publication date: 2005-11-10
Arrival time: 2005-11-11

By David Page

Being on the board of a nonprofit group could be detrimental to your image.

Many people go on the board of nonprofits and think they are doing something good but something that will not test them, said Marcus S. Owens, a former director of the Internal Revenue Service Exempt Organization Division.

Board members are responsible for watching the assets of the nonprofit and making sure they are used properly, he said. If you do not watch these things, there is the possibility of damaging one's reputation."

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