Board Member Best Practices
November 2, 2020
Michelle Siegfried: If this is normally a 5 hour presentation, is there supplemental reading we should do?
Wendy Thomas: I’ll ask him when we get to Q&A
Wendy Thomas: I usually talk about 10 main functions – I really like how you have boiled it down to 3!
Wendy Thomas: Also think of these as Strategic, Tactical and Operational
Carlos Bejarano: YES to that!
Wendy Thomas: This is where social/emotional awareness, soft skills and political acumen come into play
Wendy Thomas: YES to that! Sometimes saying no is the right answer
Mercedes Millberry Fowler (she/hers): A nontraditional read, but great for being s resource for nonprofits is “The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help” by Amanda Palmer
Mercedes Millberry Fowler (she/hers): *Has some NSFW elements. Fair warning.
Annette Cavener: Thank you
Mercedes Millberry Fowler (she/hers): Thanks so much!
Laura Law: Thank you!