Today is the last installment of the 4 steps you can take to recruiting and retaining the right board members for your nonprofit organization's (NPO) board of directors. We will discuss Step 4- Manage your board. Managing and maintaining a good, strong functioning board can be challenging. When you have taken the previously stated 3 steps, it is then time to monitor the efforts that you have already put in place. As with the second step, Plan, I will ask you some questions today to guide your thinking when working on managing your board. Read More
Over the past three weeks, we have reviewed some steps that you and your board can take to recruit and retain the 'right' board members. Please see the below graphic for a review of the steps.
We have already discussed the importance of Assessing the needs of your board and organization as well as Planning for the right board members.
Today, we will discuss Training your board. Read More
Thank you for coming back to learn more about the next step to help you recruit and retain the right board members! Last week we spoke about the first step, Assess. This week we will discuss the next step, Step 2 = Plan. I will ask some questions to guide your thinking. These questions will revolve around your organization's goals and deciding who the right people are to help your organization reach those goals . Then I will make some suggestions of actions that you can take from your planning efforts. Read More
I'm excited to get into more detail to help you recruit and retain the right board members! Last week I gave an overview of certain steps your board can take to ensure that you are recruiting and then retaining candidates who are the best fit for your nonprofit board. This week, we will speak in some more detail about Step 1 = Assess. When conducting an initial assessment of your board, on a broad scale, it is important to determine the status of your organization as well as to decide the specific needs of your board. Read More
Creating and sustaining a solid board of directors for your nonprofit is a significant task. Certain steps can help to ensure a strong, collaborative and working board to benefit the nonprofit organization you lead. Here are the steps that can be completed to guide you and your board to success!