What Trait Is Most Important in Board Member Recruitment?

Do you want to recruit nonprofit board members? What is the most important characteristic to seek? The ability to write large checks? An extensive network of friends? Or, how well they work with others?

All of these characteristics will provide value to your nonprofit organization.

However, the key characteristic is something else. Watch and discover more to improve your board recruitment process.


Chapters of What Trait is Most Important in Nonprofit Board Members

00:00 What is the most important board member characteristic?

00:13 Three good choices for the most important trait

00:57 An even better options for your board recruitment plan

01:13 What does this board member characteristic look like in actions

02:16 More information

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Karen Eber Davis

Karen Eber Davis Consulting guides executive directors and CEOs to generate the resources, boards, and support they need to make remarkable progress on their missions. As the award-winning thought-leader, advisor, and founding principal of Karen Eber Davis Consulting, Karen helps nonprofit leaders get answers, generate revenue, and grow their mission. Davis is known for her innovation and practicality based on her work with or visits to over 1,000 nonprofit organizations and her experience leading board and team events. She is the author of 7 Nonprofit Income Streams and Let's Raise Nonprofit Millions Together.