Board Of Directors

Wikipedia defines a board of directors as a body of elected or appointed members who jointly oversee the activities of a company or organization. 

Other names include:
  • Board of Governors
  • Board of Managers
  • Board of Regents
  • Board of Trustees
  • Board of Visitors
It is often simply referred to as "the board".

Business executives sometimes consider joining a non-profit board and should consider:
  • Do you have a passion for the mission?
  • What is the written? 
    • Strategic plan
    • Mission
    • Vision
    • Values
  • What is the responsibility?
  • What is the average board member's contribution?
  • What are the executive directors biggest challenges?

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