5 Ways To Keep The Best Board Members

Georgia NonProfits: Retain Your Talent!An organization’s board can play a very important role. Especially for nonprofits, board involvement is crucial. So how can you be sure your nonprofit has the best board? Here are 5 ways to find and keep the best:

  1. Figure out who you want to be involved. Ask who has the right skills, connection, diversity, and influence.
  2. Ask yourself why they qualify for the position. Why do they deserve to be on the board?
  3. Figure out why they would want to be involved. Make sure they know what they will be doing and why they are needed.
  4. “Pick the right time to get a commitment. Ask. Wait. Follow up.”
  5. Show appreciation towards your board members. Remember that they have volunteered and want to be given credit and feel celebrated.

“5 Ways to Keep the Best Board Members – The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times.” The NonProfit Times. N.p., 25 June 2015. Web. 21 July 2015.

July 24th, 2015 by Georgia Non-Profit Insurance