11/11/10

2010 OAPCS 3rd Annual State Conference: “Why it’s Great Policy to Have Good Policies: Good Corporate Governance”

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Presented by the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Vorys attorneys Elizabeth Smith and Martha Brewer spoke at the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools 3rd Annual Conference on November 11. 

Ms. Smith and Ms. Brewer’s presentation, "Why it’s Great Policy to Have Good Policies: Good Corporate Governance," educated participants on certain ins and outs of Ohio Ethics Laws, as well as the importance of being involved with the Ohio Department of Education, the Auditor of State and the Ethics Commission.  The session also discussed new and important regulatory topics, including the requirements to retain IRS 501(c)(3) not-for-profit status and maintaining compliance with the IRS-990 form.  Participants learned best practices for Board meetings and Board governance.