Finding Board Members

More from our discussion of board members with Larry Mandel. “How do you find boad members?”

  • Identify
  • Cultivate
  • Recruit
  • Orient
  • Involve
  • Educate
  • Evaluate
  • Rotate

Last year of a vice-chair’s … to become the chair.

Two -year commitments (term limits) for board officers.

Look for:
People with commitment
People who will be active
Have to have enough time (the problem of going to the same people).
People with experience
People who broaden our perspective

Board members should be expected to contribute financially to the organization. With foundations —- there is a requirement of 100% board participation financially up front.

Idea: give a questionaire to potential board members

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