Your board orientation is a great tool to educate your nonprofit board and get new board members started on the right foot. This video outlines a 90-minute board orientation session and gives you tips about how you can make your board member orientation interactive.
You can create a practical board orientation that energizes, educates, and guides your new board members to become super board members.
Better Board Orientations Table of Contents
00: 28 1. A Welcome
00:45 2. Revenue, The Sector and You
01:13 3. History of the Organization
01:34 4. Organization Chart
01:46 5. Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws
02:16 6. Your Strategy
02:48 7. Program Summaries
03:24 8. Board Roles and Responsibilities
04:02 9. Your Call to Action
04:23 10. The Vision
04:46 More Information
For more see:
More Board Resources for Epic Board Meetings
Get started by watching, How to Have Great Board Meetings,
and reading How to Create Engaging & Effective Board Meetings,
Challenge your board to support you with the specific actions identified in Guilty as Charged.
And finally, make sure you don’t accidentally alienate members, watch 5 Ways to Turn Off Your Nonprofit Board Members.
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Karen Eber Davis provides customized advising and coaching around nonprofit strategy and board development. People leaders hire her to bring clarity to sticky situations, break through barriers that seem insurmountable, and align people for better futures. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.
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