Her post describes board responsibilities such as Financial and Legal and clarifies that their main Management role as being the hiring and evaluation of the executive director.
Here’s a snippet and link to her post:
There are two types of nonprofit boards, working boards and governing boards. On a working board, members participate in the program, fund raising and administrative work. Board members may staff fund raising booths or actually keep the organization’s books. Working boards are more common in smaller organizations or young organizations. Governing boards are more hands off and provide oversight.
No matter whether it’s a working board or a governing board, there are specific duties that all boards have, as the board is ultimately responsible for the organization.
Additional useful links:
Community Resources on BoardSource.org