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Recruiting & Orienting Board Members Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center April 2012 by Lettie Haver.

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1 Recruiting & Orienting Board Members Paul Clarke Nonprofit Resource Center April 2012 by Lettie Haver

2 Overview O Ongoing Process Energy -> Process -> Board -> Mission O Offer Support O Welcome Change

3 from The Board Building Cycle, by Marla J. Bobowick, Berit Lakey, and Sandra R. Hughes, Copyright 2000, National Center for Nonprofit Boards. For more information about NCNB (now BoardSource) call or visit

4 5 Questions First O Where are they? O How long does this take? O Whose job is it? O Where do we begin? O How do we engage them?

5 Define Engagement O Time O Financial O Governance O Talent O Blood, sweat, tears

6 Start where you are. Recruit for where youre going. O Board Culture O Life Cycle O Structure O Energy O Mission O Knowledge, skills, abilities O Personality O Influence/Access O Energy/Focus

7 Diversify For all the right reasons.

8 Who does what? O Board Chair O Nominating /Governance Committee O Whole Board O Executive Director

9 Growing a Board Member O Selecting O Cultivating O Establishing O Nurturing O Permaculture

10 Where are they? O Right in front of you? O Next door? O In community programs? O Online?

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12 Offer Support O Training and orientation O Encourage mentorship O Ongoing education

13 Welcoming Board O Fresh perspective O Challenge assumptions O Meaningfully engage O Build relationships O Enact change

14 Recruitment Tools O Board evaluation O Strategic plan O Dream board description O Board profile O Inclusion case statement and plan O Candidate info sheet O Application O Job description O Contract or Agreement form O Exit Interview O Board Development Plan

15 Orientation Tools O Board member information O Executive Director bio O Organizational Chart O Responsibilities O Officer job descriptions O Committee charters & members O Articles, bylaws, 990, D&O, policies O Organizational history O Board development plan

16 Sources Best of Board Café: Jan Masaoka Recruiting a Stronger Board: BoardSource The Board Building Cycle: BoardSource Five Good Ideas: Practical Strategies for Non-profit Success Step by Step Board Recruitment Kit! Additional sources available as links online


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