Board Development

Self Assessment – See How You Compare

Please complete the self assessment questions below. When you submit your answers you can see how your organization compares to others.

 * How long has it been since your board conducted a self-assessment which included the development of an action plan to address high priority issues?

 * Are expectations for attendance and the board’s role in giving and getting philanthropic support clear before a prospective board member is elected to the board?

 * To what extent does your board take ownership of developing its own leadership (board officers and committee chairs)?

 * How many of your board members would say that they look forward to regular board meetings of your organization?

 * How long has it been since your board conducted a performance evaluation of your chief executive and agreed upon performance goals for the coming year?