What Prospective Board Members should ask Nonprofit Organizations:
- What are your expectations for board members of this organization?
- What roles and responsibilities will I need to fulfill?
- Where is the organization in its life cycle?
- Is the organization’s founder still on the board?
- Is the board a working or governing board?
- What’s the relationship like between board members, and between board and staff members? What is the organizational culture like?
- How often does the board meet?
- What is the organization most proud of in the last 2 years?
- What are 2 improvements that would enable the organization to better fulfill its mission?