Developing a Board of Directors by Z8z8nu9H

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									Developing a Board of Directors
                A Board can:

•   Perform tasks
•   Support
•   Contribute skills
•   Advise
•   Fundraise
•   Assist with nonprofit status
•   Obtain public funding
      What is a Board of Directors?

•   Governing body
•   Oversees the financial operation
•   Supervises the Director
•   Maintains the mission
•   Legally responsible
       Why do you need a Board?

•   Funding
•   Traditional structure
•   Non-profit status
•   Community connections
•   Organizational credibility
•   Attract good people
•   Talents and skills
•   Safeguarding the mission
                Board tasks:

•   Regular meetings
•   Elect officers
•   Form committees
•   Plan events
•   Represent organization
•   Sit on other Boards
              Starting a Board:

•   Introductions
•   State of the organization
•   Discuss Board structure
•   Discuss goals
•   Form committees
•   Elect officers
•   Appoint committee chairs
•   Assign committees
•   Meeting schedule

								
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