NLN BiG Boost #2

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.

As always, if you have questions please get in touch with us: learning@washingtonnonprofits.org or (855) 299-2922.

QUESTION 1: What TWO REASONS explain why it matters that you RECRUIT THE RIGHT PEOPLE to your board?
A) To make good decisions
B) To ensure you like the people with whom you are serving
C) To represent the diversity of your community
D) To have the people funding your work leading the organization
QUESTION 2: We introduced the Board Matrix tool. Which of these might you include on your BOARD MATRIX?
A) Campaign contributions of a potential board member
B) Professional interests of current board members
C) Demographic characteristics of potential board members
D) Temperament (introvert/ extrovert) of current board members
QUESTION 3: Which of these is NOT something to include in a BOARD MEETING?
A) Food and drink
B) Time for learning
C) Reading last meeting’s minutes
D) Consent agenda
QUESTION 4: Think about all of the KEY SYSTEMS related to board operations: meetings, committees, executive leadership, board development, and board evaluation. How could a CHANGE IN HOW YOU ORGANIZE YOURSELVES as a board help your organization oversee its work?
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