Are You Ready for a Nonprofit Board: Ten Questions to Consider

Jan 25, 2011 12:10 PM ET

Alice Korngold's Blog

I'm an activist when it comes to recruiting talented people to serve on nonprofit boards. My friends know that when I leave a party, a few people might be on a new path that will lead to their joining nonprofit boards. Only because I so often meet amazing people who are interested in boards but don't quite know what a board does, what will be expected of them, or how to find the right board that fits their interests and where they can add value.

Some of you might be wondering whether and when it's the right time to join a a board. If you're thinking about serving on a board, here are ten questions to consider:

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