The BoardSource 2010 Index on Nonprofit Governance found that only 27% of board members are under age 50. Including multiple generations on your board introduces new perspectives and lively dialogue. It helps create a vibrant, diverse, and healthy nonprofit and sustain the sector. Many boards, however, do not include emerging generations when recruiting nor appreciate them when they join. We will investigate why, propose how to leverage all & share what can you expect from your efforts.
- What you can do to recruit, orient and take full advantage of the talents and styles of board members of each generation
- Practical ideas to become the anti-bored board
- How to get broad buy-in in any organization
- Steps on how to avoid the Board/Gen X Executive Director challenge
- Questions you can ask younger potential board member to assess candidacy