The board will work through activities that will focus on developing a deeper understanding of the work of the board. Activities will focus on the follwoing questions:
Past: What history do I/We bring to the board?
Purpose: Why am I a member of the board? Why does the board exist?
Perspectives: What are my deeply-held values?
Passion: What aspects and ideas excite me and drive me in my board service?
Process: How shall we function as a board? What are the “norms” that guide our actions as individual board members? What are the “norms” that guide our actions as a whole board? What are our needs as board members to allow us to function well?
Plan: What are our next steps? Goals for the Board?
Short Term (next month)
Mid-Term (by fall)
Long-Term (next five years)