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Published by Aspen Publishers in Frederick, MD .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nonprofit organizations -- Management.,
  • Directors of corporations.,
  • Associations, institutions, etc. -- Management

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[editor, Holly Kleinsasser].
ContributionsKleinsasser, Holly.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD62.6 .B635 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3706643M
ISBN 100834204444
LC Control Number2003277049
OCLC/WorldCa32515906

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Identifying a new board member is only the first step in what you hope will be a mutually rewarding relationship. Whether orientation of your new board member is approached informally, or formally, be sure to include the basics needed for new board members to become engaged in the work of the board right away, and to serve as a committed ambassador and advocate for your nonprofit’s mission. Nov 02,  · Board Member Orientation: The Concise and Complete Guide to Nonprofit Board Service - Kindle edition by Michael E. Batts. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Board Member Orientation: The Concise and Complete Guide to Nonprofit Board Service/5(49). Jul 14,  · An upcoming election of a new slate of board members should signal the start of planning for the new member orientation. The quality of the orientation process is a reflection on how well the board works as a group. When the orientation runs like a well-oiled machine, new members will come to their first board meeting with full confidence that they are joining a great organization. Naturally, the primary recipient of orientation education is the new board member. All new members should participate. Every current board member has a role in orientation as well, whether to function as a mentor, represent the diversity of the team to the newcomer, make .

Serving on a nonprofit board can be an incredibly rewarding experience for the properly prepared board member. This book is for the generous and busy people who agree to give of their time and talents by serving on nonprofit boards. Nonprofit boards often fail to /5. Finally! Board member orientation truly simplified. Serving on a nonprofit board can be an incredibly rewarding experience for the properly prepared board member. This book is for the generous and busy people who agree to give of their time and talents by serving on nonprofit boards. Nonprofit Author: Michael Batts. Mar 17,  · The orientation can be scheduled in one day, or taken in nuggets over a few days. Having a specific, designated plan for new member orientation is more important than how the orientation is carried out. How Orientation Benefits New Board Members. The orientation sets the stage for the new board member’s initiation to board service. Board orientation ought to begin when a person is being considered as a potential board member. At the very least the recruitment and application process should assist a new board member in understanding: Why their expertise and skills, and which ones in particular, would be valuable assets to .

Prepare your new board members for success. Ensure you are providing new board members with the necessary materials and information during the orientation process. Based on information from The Board Building Cycle and Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards, this nonprofit board orientation checklist includes important information such as. For the new board member, it is an orientation handbook that provides useful information about the organization, board structure and operations, and fellow board members and staff. For the balance of a member’s board service, the manual then becomes an indispensable working tool and a central resource about the organization and the board. Each member of the Board should have a Board Manual, or Handbook, that contains the types of contents listed below. Board members should be oriented to the contents, for example, during a Board orientation session. Contents of Board manuals may differ somewhat among different organizations, depending on the needs and nature of the organization. Board Member Orientation: The Concise and Complete Guide to Nonprofit Board Service. Author: Michael E. Batts, CPA. Serving on a nonprofit board can be an incredibly rewarding experience for the properly prepared board member. This book is for the generous and busy people who agree to give of their time and talents by serving on nonprofit boards.