Next Level Nonprofit – First BiG Booster First, let's remember what we talked about. The goal of this quiz is not to test your knowledge, but rather to reinforce the most important pieces that you learned about nonprofit boards. If you don't answer a question correctly, don't worry. Read the correct answer and think about why how this applies to your board. Enter your email address, and you'll receive a copy of the questions and answers for you to review later. As always, if you have questions please get in touch with us: email@example.com or (855) 299-2922. QUESTION 1: Being an EFFECTIVE BOARD MEMBER means playing various roles for a nonprofit, including representing the organizations’ work to the community. What OTHER IMPORTANT ROLES do board members play?A) Board members represent the community within the nonprofitB) Board members advocate for the organizationC) Board members create new programsD) Board members engage decision makers in the stories of the organization A B C D HintCreating new programs is NOT typically a board member role QUESTION 2: Which THREE STATEMENTS provide a reason to connect your organization’s MISSION to the larger CAUSE in which it is working?A) You can see how your organization fits into the larger community of nonprofits, agencies, and fundersB) You can expand your programsC) You can broaden your view on who might be a potential board memberD) You can imagine new programmatic and fundraising partnerships A B C D HintYou do not need to expand your programs to have a greater impact QUESTION 3: What belongs in a board member JOB DESCRIPTION?A) Participate actively in the work of the organizationB) Support the missionC) Give direction to staff membersD) Donate at least $500 A B C D HintThe three duties are important to get into a job description. Which of these relate to the three duties? QUESTION 4: What NEXT STEPS can you take to ensure board members embrace this job description to increase focus, engagement and productivity?HintBased on Chapter 2 of Boards in Gear, make a list of all of the elements of a job description that you think would be important for your board to think about. If you have job descriptions, compare that list with your current job descriptions. What is missing? What might be changed? If you do not have job descriptions, include a discussion about the job at a next board meeting. Get agreement on what elements are important to include. Use the sample job descriptions to create documents for your organization. What additional thoughts do you have about your board practice? Your Name Your Email Address Time is Up!