New Board Member Onboarding Basics

The selection and onboarding of a new board member shape the team-board dynamic. Invest time in identifying qualified candidates and creating a personalised welcome package.

  • Set goals: Establish overall board goals and align individual goals with the new member’s interests and experience.

  • Offer opportunities: Explore the new member’s skills and passions in one-on-one meetings to provide suitable engagement opportunities.

  • Manage the first year: Support new members to maximise their impact on your organisation’s mission.

Download the free member onboarding guide now so you can create a strategic, professional welcome package that starts your board-staff relationship off on the right foot.