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  1. 8th Annual NSFA National Conference April 24-25, 2013 BUILDING A CARING, LOYAL, OBEDIENT BOARD! Harry Vande Velde President and CEO Legacy Foundation

  2. Our board is great when it… Stanford Power Grid The P Paradigm Sample job description Potential board grid Evaluate your board grid TTT agreement Board meeting checklist Emeritus membership Why do we have them? This thing called a board! Build the toolbox, STUFF WE CAN USE! How do we build a great one?

  3. WHY DO PEOPLE SUPPORT AN ORGANIZATION WITH THEIR PHILANTHROPIC ASSETS? Sharing our thoughts, successes and hiccups along the path of board development.

  4. What is the role of the board? By-laws and Mission Be active, learned and thoughtful. Duty of Care

  5. What is the role of the board? Conflict of Interest Mission comes first, self comes last! Duty of Loyalty

  6. What is the role of the board? Duty of Obedience Audit Follow laws and regulations and develop sustainability.

  7. Do we have a plan? Do we utilize the plan as an active, living document? Does the plan specifically enumerate how to grow the board?

  8. PROGRAMS PEOPLE SHOULD COULD NICE TO PRODUCTS

  9. Do we have 1 % board participation within the TTT, WWW paradigm?

  10. Time, Talent and Treasure Agreement • Time: please check at least 3 boxes • Attend scheduled board meetings. • Attend scheduled committee meetings. • Attend special sessions of the board; retreat, conferences, and public meetings. • Write/ call prospects for involvement. • Write/ call professional advisors for involvement. • Talent: please check at least 3 boxes • Arrange for public presentations of the benefits of having a relationship with XYZ organization. • Provide prospects to sit on XYZ Committee. • Provide ideas to investigate and implement. • Invite organization staff and board members to attend events that create a relationship • Provide services-in-kind benefitting organization • Treasure: please check at least 2 boxes • Make a gift of $___ or more to the ______ Fund. • Make a gift of personal significance to an existing fund or create a fund. • Create a planned gift. • Board Member Signature Date • Organization Representative Signature Date

  11. Attend all board and committee meetings and be prepared to participate Review agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings Attend all organization functions, such as special events Be informed about the organization’s mission, services, policies, and programs Become familiar with organization finances, budget, and financial/ resource needs Serve on committees or task forces and offer to take on special assignments Make a personal financial contribution to the organization commensurate with one’s capacity Assist with organizational fundraising, including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship Professional experience with leadership and accomplishments in business, government, philanthropy, or the nonprofit sector A commitment to and understanding of the organization’s mission and beneficiaries Understanding of the role of philanthropy in executing a nonprofit’s mission Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for the organization’s cause Ability to communicate, build consensus and maintain confidentiality Key Qualifications Key Responsibilities • Assist the board in carrying out its fiduciary responsibilities • Act as an ambassador for the organization • Keep up-to-date on relevant developments, both nationally and locally • Suggest possible nominees to the board who can make significant contributions to the work of the board and the organization • Ensure the organization’s commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities the organization serves • Follow conflict-of-interest and confidentiality policies • Participate actively in the board’s annual evaluation and planning efforts

  12. How do we start dating, building our relationship?

  13. WILLING TO FUNDRAISE NOT ABLE TO FUNDRAISE WILLING TO FUNDRAISE ABLE TO FUNDRAISE NOT WILLING TO FUNDRAISE ABLE TO FUNDRAISE NOT WILLING TO FUNDRAISE NOT ABLE TO FUNDRAISE

  14. Stanford Power Grid -Personal relationship -Will return my call -We know who they are, they know who we are -We have heard of them

  15. Our board is great when it… • develops a strong, allied relationship with the CEO in pursuit of mission fulfillment. TRUST, CANDOR, RESPECT, TIMELY COMMUNICATION • develops a platform that is proactively engaged in advocacy, grant making, fund raising and marketing. FLEXIBLE, FOCUSED • develops a culture of thinking, that we devote our time to the things that advance the organization. VISIONING, THINKING, DEBATE, ARTICULATION OF DECISIONS • creates an environment that ensures that mission driven, organizational precedent setting decisions are made. THE WE, NOT THE ME • is dedicated to transparency. MEASURED OUTCOMES, FINANCES, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS • displays and models the highest level of ethical and professional behavior. • ensures the financial stability and growth of the organization now and into the future. ENSURES THAT WE HAVE A PLAN, THAT WE USE THE PLAN, AND THAT WE MEASURE OUTCOMES ACCORDING TO THE PLAN HIRE THE BEST PEOPLE PLACE APPROPRIATE RESOURCES IN THE HANDS OF THE BEST PEOPLE • measures critical indicators in a timely manner. ANALYZE DATA, FULFILL SERVICE DELIVERY, COMMUNICATE CONSISTENTLY • maximizes the resources sitting around the board table. ENGAGE THE MEMBERS AS INDIVIDUALS AND AS A BOARD • seeks opportunities to grow. READING, TASK FORCES, COMMITTEE WORK, CONFERENCES, WEBINARS • keeps board and staff succession as a priority.

  16. Board Meeting Checklist • My meeting materials were: clear and understandable, delivered in a timely fashion, appropriate for the agenda. • Yes_____ No_____ • Over 90% of the members were present • Yes_____ No_____ • We spent our time on policy and vision, not on micromanagement and operations • Yes_____ No_____ • The Chair was effective in guiding the agenda in a timely manner. • Yes_____ No_____ • The meeting was inclusive, open and inviting. • Yes_____ No_____ • This meeting was worth my time and talent. • Yes_____ No_____

  17. How do we concludeour relationship?

  18. Emeritus Board Member Attributes and Responsibilities • Has served a full three terms. • Has chaired at least one committee. • Has made a gift and / or created a fund. • Has presented prospects and / or candidates. This is an honorific title. This is a distinction voted on by the Governance Committee and the Executive Committee for full Board approval. Emeritus members are invited to Annual meeting and June board meeting. Emeritus members are invited to select gatherings of the board and Foundation. Emeritus members receive full recognition in the annual report and on the website. Emeritus members are called upon for counsel and expertise. Emeritus members are solicited at different points during the year.

  19. 8th Annual NSFA National Conference April 24-25, 2013 BUILDING A CARING, LOYAL, OBEDIENT BOARD! Harry Vande Velde President and CEO Legacy Foundation