Engaging a Board in the duties and responsibilities they are charged with can sometimes be a challenge. Knowing their responsibilities is a good start, accomplished through review of organizational documents and training. Thoughtful and purposeful planning through development of a formal Work Plan will focus the efforts of the Agency on the appropriate tasks.
Following are Board Engagement services offered by EDP Best Practices, LLC:
Action Plan Development: Work with Staff and / or Board to evaluate existing programs, identify new programs, establish and prioritize goals and objectives and summarize all information into a formal Action Plan.
Board Training: Work with Staff and Board to identify training opportunities for the Board members. Develop and implement training programs.
Board Retreat Facilitation: Facilitate a discussion with Board Members to evaluate existing programs, identify new programs, establish and prioritize goals and objectives and summarize all information.
Engaging the Board: Work with Staff and the Board to identify projects or programs that can be developed or enhanced through contributions by the Board Members.
Board Resources: These Board resources and examples represent best practices from Agencies large to small.