Don’t be one of those desperate nonprofits. Don’t invite potential board members at the first sign of interest, regardless of background or suitability. Your nonprofit will be a stronger when you hold out for the right board members.
So what qualities make for a board member recruit worth waiting for? The qualities experts suggest for effective nonprofit board members are diverse. They relate to availability and experience, naturally, but unexpected qualities are needed too.
The board expert in the article below warns that her “wish list” for each nonprofit board member isn’t exactly politically correct. Curious? Keep clicking.
Top 10 Things to Look For in New Board Members [Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog]