Board Member Interview Process

There are three pieces of the puzzle you need to get right when a prospect has indicated interest in board service and you see a good fit.

  1. Vetting – identifying red flags as early in the process as possible.
  2. Communication – What does the candidate know? When? And who is the messenger?
  3. Clear, Formal and Inclusive Interview Process: Your organization needs a process that is consistently followed for all candidates.

The following is a template for a clear, formal and inclusive process. It can and should be tailored to the needs of your organization but there are important components that should be a part of any process.

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