Get on Board’s, Carrie Minnich, CPA recently posted “Board Size and Terms″ for Mission Minded, Dulin, Ward & DeWald, Inc.’s nonprofit blog.
Carrie’s post highlights the average board size and addresses term limits for board members. She clarifies that there is no law on term limits; however, strongly recommends instilling term limits.
Here’s a snippet and link to her post:
The State of Indiana requires nonprofit organizations to have at least 3 members. Realistically the number of board members will vary depending on the organization. The average is 7 to 15 members; however, some larger nonprofits may have 30 or more members.