From her board governance consulting and training, and her own board experiences, Watermark's Dr. Sharilyn Hale, C. Dir , knows how difficult it is for organizations and boards to govern well.

The Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) has initiated the ReImagining Governance project with a goal to advance new approaches to governance that may ultimately help organizations govern more effectively. As an ONN Governance Champion, Sharilyn has been engaged in the sector-wide consultation and brainstorming processes which are informing this development. Stay tuned as the results unfold.

In the meantime, want to know what young people think about the current state of boards and governance? Check out ONN's Next Generation Governance: Emerging Leaders' Perspectives on Governance in the Nonprofit Sector.