Planning for Progress Judith Lindenau, CAE, RCE www.judithlindenau.com. Board/Staff Relationships. 1. Build awareness of the similarities and differences in roles between staff and volunteer leaders
1. Build awareness of the similarities and differences in roles between staff and volunteer leaders
Gain a working knowledge of techniques you can use to strengthen teamwork between staff and volunteers
Understand the tools for keeping this relationship consistent from year to year
www.judithlindenau.comLearning Objectives for this session
www.judithlindenau.comChief duties of the Board of Directors
Insist on an annual review, in writing
Have review forms available for review committee
www.judithlindenau.comProvide ongoing support and guidance for the executive; reviewhis/her performance
Short term (one year) work plan
Business Plans for every project (www.judithlindenau.com/project_planning_marketing.pdf )
www.judithlindenau.comEnsure Effective Organizational Planning and Determine and monitor the organization's programs and services
1. Have clearly written and approved procedures for evaluating the chief executive and in an approach that ensures strong input from the chief executive.
6. The board chair consults with the CEO when appointing chairs for various committees.
10. Ensure all board members are trained about the role of the board, its committees and their functions, and that the board chair has basic skills in meeting management.
1. Practice basic skills in interpersonal communications, particularly in listening and giving feedback.