John Nason is the author of Foundation Trusteeship and Trustees and the Futures of Foundations.


Twelve qualities of the good trustee

Posted on May 15, 2014 by John Nason

Determining the process for choosing trustees to act as stewards of your philanthropy’s assets is one of the most important decisions you must make.  The slideshow below will take you through the twelve qualities of a good trustee… Read More

Qualities of the Good Trustee

Posted on November 4, 2002 by John Nason

In ‘Foundation Trusteeship: Service in the Public Interest,’ John Nason revisited his exploration of the role of philanthropic governance that he began in his 1977 landmark book, ‘Trustees and the Future of Foundations.’ In his second volume, Nason offered a list of the ten qualities of a good trustee, provided here… Read More