John Carver (Atlanta, GA) is known internationally as the creator of the breakthrough in board leadership called the Policy Governance Model. He has worked with boards in the United States and Canada as well as on four other continents for more than 30 years. His clients have included the National Association of State Boards of Education, the National Ballet of Canada, the American Institute of Architects, the Pentagon Federal Credit Union, Lutheran World Relief, the American Cancer Society, and many more. Author of the bi-monthly newsletter workshop Board Leadership, Carver's books have sold over 300,000 copies worldwide. Miriam Carver (Atlanta, GA) is an internationally recognized authority on the theory and implementation of the Policy Governance model and consults throughout North America and England. She has been involved in the development of the governance capacity of boards in education, health, social service, professional associations, city councils, and charitable organizations. She is coauthor of several books including the bestselling Reinventing Your Board.