One of the most important responsibilities of a board is to ensure that it continuously adds qualified new members and keeps them engaged. Board building should not just happen when it is time to fill a vacancy. It should be an ongoing process with year-round activities.
Participants will learn what it takes to build an effective board. Understanding these steps can help board members avoid the common ups and downs of building and maintaining a diverse, inclusive and enthusiastic board.
- Articulate the need for a governance committee in supporting and strengthening overall board performance and recruitment
- Cultivate an appreciation for the role that diversity and inclusion play in strategic board recruitment
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of the critical steps in the process of finding, recruiting, and engaging board members
- Understand how to engage potential new board members in a way that sets them up for successful board service and that meets both the organization’s and the board member’s needs and expectations
Facilitated by Wendy Biro-Pollard, Volunteer Engagement Expert &