The board secretary provides the board with required meeting notices, prepares agendas and provides guidance on proper meeting procedures. The board secretary takes minutes of the board meetings, or oversees the process and reviews and distributes approved minutes. The secretary maintains or oversees the maintenance of all board records and committee reports.

The board member responsible for governance creates best practices in board recruitment, engagement and continuous improvement. Both a visionary and strategic, this board position requires a broad background of experiences, is willing question present practices and is experienced in group performance dynamics.

Conversation with an experienced person about requirements, writing meaningful job descriptions, developing standards for evaluating candidates, tools, services, etc for recruiting staff, board, and volunteers to effectively achieve your mission

Conversation with an experienced person about fundraising goals, prospective sources, activities, etc to become focused and efficient on raising funds to support your mission