Governance Resources

The ECFA Governance Toolbox Series is perfect for training ministry board members on governance issues. A 10-minute DVD, Board Member Read-and-Engage Guide and Facilitator Guide on key governance topics. Short Video + Discussion = Engagement.
Have a question about governance? ECFA’s Knowledge Center has a wealth of knowledge on the topic — everything from sample board policies to board evaluations to risk management — easy-to-understand guidance on challenging governance topics.
ECFA brings leading governance experts to center stage for 60-minute webinars throughout each year. Easy-to-understand presentations, helpful on-screen outlines, your questions answered by the presenters and related documents to give you hand-on help.
Learn from leading governance experts — these governance videos are from ECFA Forums with presentations. Hear John Pearson, Steve Macchia, and Dan Busby share on governance principles before a live audience.
Read one of John Pearson’s governance blog posts and you will immediately become a fan. John is president of John Pearson Associates, editor and publisher of the weekly eNewsletter, Your Weekly Staff Meeting, and author of Mastering the Management Buckets.
The 3rd Annual ECFA Governance Survey includes the top 10 Survey Highlights and 7 Strategic Observations. This 50-page Executive Summary, based on responses of nearly 2,500 board members, board chairs and CEOs of ECFA-accredited organizations, provides outstanding information.