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Posts Tagged 'new board members'

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Governance Minute: Board Orientation: An Ongoing Process

Rebekah Burch Basinger says that board member orientation is a critical piece to ensure the long-term success of a board member, but it's an area that is often glossed over. We tend to think of board orientation as a once-and-done activity, but in fact, orienting new members is an ongoing process. We're always being oriented.

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Governance Minute: Essentials of Board Orientation

Rebekah Burch Basinger says that board orientation should focus on the essential pieces of information that a board member needs, and the temptation to dump everything on the new member should be resisted. 

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Governance Minute: The Benefits of a Good Board Mentor

Rebekah Burch Basinger says that a "board buddy" or mentor can help a new board member get up to speed quickly. The buddy or mentor can help the new member at meetings, but the buddy can also contact the new member between meetings to answer questions.

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