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Larkin Street Youth Services Board Member Onboarding and Leadership Development. 2010 Board Assessment Results : Thematic Overview. Engage. Involve. Sustain. Fewer reports and more discussion at meetings More insight into EC deliberations

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2010 Board Assessment Results:

Thematic Overview

Engage

Involve

Sustain

Fewer reports and more discussion at meetings

More insight into EC deliberations

Increased dialogue on potential new opportunities

Allow for/encourage more dissention

Improve on-boarding of new members

Increase/broaden Board participation

Reach out to members that are less involved

Provide more opportunities for exposure to day-to-day operations

Broaden Board diversity

Develop next generation of Board leadership

Clarify risk management practices/reporting

skills mix planning overview
Skills Mix Planning - Overview

Past Process

  • Limited transparency into desired vs. existing skills
    • Little transparency into who will be leaving the board in coming years and how that will affect the board’s skills composition
    • Limited ability to focus on specific skills needed when looking for new candidates
  • Unclear ownership of this responsibility

Future Process

  • Board memberinformationmanaged through an Excel tool that visually shows:
    • Gap analysis: Desired skills mix vs. current skills mix
    • Attrition impact: Board skills mix in future years as members roll off
  • Owned by Board Development Committee Chair
  • Supported by senior staff administration
  • Skills mix targets determined by Executive Committee annually
onboarding overview
Onboarding - Overview

Past Process

  • Generally informal
  • Dependent on initiative of board buddy
  • No systematic process to determine if new members feel engaged, connected, and well integrated

Future Process

  • New members are still assigned a Board Buddy
  • Board Buddies are given clearer direction regarding their role and responsibility
  • Board Development Committee member(s) assigned responsibility to
    • make sure that new members are engaged
    • assure that the Board Buddy is fulfilling their responsibility
onboarding new member onboarding template
Onboarding - New Member Onboarding Template

Purpose

  • Creates a consistent onboarding experience
  • Provides guidance to the Board Buddy on their role
  • Incorporates a periodic check in by the Board Development Committee
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Board Member Engagement

  • Goal: Assure that the talents and interests of Board members are benefiting the Agency as fully as possible
  • Ongoing informal dialogue between Board Chair/EC and individual Board members, with at least one annual check-in
    • How has your experience on the Board, and on the committees or events that you participate in, been this year?
    • What has been particularly helpful in facilitating your involvement? Have there been any impediments?
    • Has your ability to contribute your time to the Agency changed?
    • Are there additional ways that you think your skills could help the Board/Agency?
leadership development
Leadership Development

Purpose

  • Intended as a tool for the Board Chair and EC in guiding future leaders
  • NOT intended as a set of prerequisites or requirements
  • Facilitate identification of gaps in prospective leaders’ experiences vs. potentially desirable breadth of skills

Sample Screen

Shot

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Leadership Path: Board Chair

  • Board Experience
    • Experience chairing at least two committees
    • At least two years on executive committee
    • At least one year on finance committee
    • At least 6 years total experience on the board

Leadership Ability

    • Displays strong leadership skills
    • Takes initiative when issues arise
    • Universally respected by board members
    • Fair and apolitical
    • Ability to identify and cultivate future leaders

Skills

  • Strong fundraising record
  • Familiarity with/ability to cultivate major donors
  • Productive relationship with executive management of agency
  • Engagement
  • High level of engagement
  • Displays interest in pursuing increasing levels of leadership on the board

Performance

  • Consistently meets personalcommitments
  • Committees led by candidate consistently meet committee goals
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Leadership Path: Executive Committee

  • Board Experience
    • Experience chairing at least one committee
    • At least 3 years total experience on the board

Leadership Ability

    • Displays strong leadership skills
    • Takes initiative when issues arise
    • Universally respected by board members
    • Fair and apolitical
    • Ability to identify and cultivate future leaders
  • Skills
  • Strong fundraising record
  • Familiarity with/ability to cultivate major donors
  • Productive relationship with executive management of agency
  • Engagement
  • High level of engagement
  • Displays interest in pursuing increasing levels of leadership on the board

Performance

  • Consistently meets personal commitments
  • Committees led by candidate consistently meet committee goals
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