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Elevating Your Board Membership

Is your board comprised of members who love the health care organization’s mission? While that is a wonderful start, it’s simply not enough. As a board member, one must also make a commitment not only to care about but also to meaningfully elevate your organization’s mission.

How do you get the right board members around your table? Philanthropy leaders must connect organizational purpose to individual purpose that includes board members’ own values, passions, beliefs and visions. You don’t need a board that looks good on paper. You need a board who will actually roll up their sleeves to actively contribute to the noble work of your organization. To elevate your board, start by individually engaging each potential leader with this sample checkl