BoardNews: Summer 2016

Welcome to the Summer edition of our better board management newsletter. Today, we'll share recent Company news, upcoming special event details and information about the policy management feature included with every BoardDocs subscription.

We're also excited to see many of you have registered for the 14th Annual eGovLIVE Conference, Sept. 7th - 9th in Atlanta! There, we're thrilled to host featured speaker Reshma Saujani, the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code -- details below. The BoardDocs team is busy traveling the U.S. with a full calendar of state conferences, so please check our Upcoming Events to find out when we'll be in your area.

Christen Clegg, BoardNews Editor-in-Chief

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Reshma Saujani Selected as 2016 eGovLIVE Featured Speaker
Reshma Saujani is the Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. A true political entrepreneur, Reshma has been fearless in her efforts to create positive change in the technology industry. In March, she was named one of Fortune’s World’s 50 Greatest Leaders. Read More about Reshma

2016 eGovLIVE Special Event at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Emerald Data Solutions recently announced that the 2016 eGovLIVE special event will take place the evening of Thursday, Sept. 8th at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. As Atlanta's newest and most engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement with today’s Global Human Rights Movements, the Center provides a beautiful space for our guests to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings. More Event Details Here

Going to ICMA Annual? Party with Legendary Rock Band KANSAS!
You’re invited to join Emerald Data Solutions for a private event at the historic Midland Theatre, Kansas City’s premiere concert venue. You’ll party with one of the most legendary rock bands to ever take the stage – Kansas. We’re talking eight gold albums, three sextuple-platinum albums and over 200 weeks on the Billboard charts. And that’s just for starters. Remember to mark the date – and we’ll see you in the heartland for an evening you’ll never forget. More Event Details Here

New Jersey School Boards Association Selects BoardDocs
The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) has chosen BoardDocs for its member board management services. The Association recommends implementing board management solutions, which prove to be a remarkably wise investment for governing bodies. The NJSBA joins a growing list of more than 20 state school board associations that have selected BoardDocs, which will generate over one million in additional revenue for state associations in 2016. Read More

Emerald Data Solutions Makes Inc. 5000 List 6 Years Running
Company Dominates Governance Industry with Record BoardDocs Sales Growth Year after Year
Inc. Magazine has named Emerald Data Solutions one of the fastest growing private businesses in the nation on its 34th Annual Inc. 500/5000 List. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy – America's independent‐minded entrepreneurs. Read More

What can BoardDocs Policy Management do for you?
This summer, all BoardDocs subscriber sites were upgraded to include our policy management feature. The BoardDocs policy feature gives you a means to publish all of your policy manuals easily, at your own pace. This feature does not replace the consulting and counsel you receive as you develop policies and policy changes, but it does allow you to publish changes to your policy manuals immediately upon board adoption. Read More

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That's all for now. We look forward to seeing many of you in Atlanta this September!

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