Elizabeth Schmidt

If you have a gnawing sensation in the pit of your stomach, you just might be doing something unethical. So says Elizabeth Schmidt, president of nonprofit management consulting firm Southpoint Social Strategies and professor of nonprofit law and practice at the College of William and Mary Law School. Schmidt says conflicts of interest having to do with board members are very common in the nonprofit world, e.g., board members doing business with the organization where they stand to make a financial gain. She stresses that the entire board should always be aware that a board member (or an organization affiliated with a board

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