JOHN CARVER 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 over twenty-five 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 and the American Cancer Society. He is author of the bi-monthly newsletter workshop Board Leadership and his books have sold over 250,000 copies around the world.
MIRIAM MAYHEW CARVER has consulted using the Policy Governance model in the U.S., Canada and England with a wide variety of organizations. A Canadian citizen, Mrs. Carver is former Executive Director of Canada's first AIDS hospice and a federation of counseling programs in Ontario. She is co-author with Dr. Carver of A New Vision of Board Leadership: Governing the Community College (1994).