Leadership: Board

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE If you want your Board members to be more engaged and responsive to the needs of the organization, you need to let them know what is expected of them. Board Member job descriptions do not need to be complicated and can be completed 1-2-3. 1. Substitute information that is appropriate for your […]

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Roles and responsibilities of the board member development committee, AKA nominating committee, or recruitment committee. No single description will suit the needs of all organizations, but the description at the end of this packet can help identify gaps in your committees’ operations.   Member Login

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Increase the productivity of your Board by ensuring you have the right mix of people. The right mix means: Your Board should reflect the diversity of the population you serve, should be serving, or has a vested interest in your success. Your Board possesses the full range of skills and expertise necessary […]

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE Collect information from board members that will help you understand their connections, skills, and other useful information. This quick tip includes a sample survey instrument so you don’t have to “create the wheel.” Useful for board development and recruitment purposes.   Member Login

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MEMBER EXCLUSIVE RESOURCE This template form can easily be used by your recruitment committee to collect information from prospective board members.   Member Login

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