Tue, Nov 14|
Strategies for Board Recruitment
In this session, you will learn how to ground organizational values in your recruitment practices to find the right individuals to help govern your organization.
Time & Location
Nov 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
About the Event
Recruiting board members is a critical task for nonprofits as the composition of the board can greatly influence its effectiveness and direction. In this session, you will learn how to ground organizational values in your recruitment practices to find the right individuals to help govern your organization.
✓ Uncover the values and the needs of the board.
✓ Create a solid recruitment plan.
✓ Learn the value of targeted outreach.
✓ Know where to find diverse board members.
✓ Embrace the value of collective networks.
✓ Uncover how culture plays a role in recruitment and retention.
About the Speaker
Nationally recognized Christal M. Cherry, The Board Pro, worked 23 years as a nonprofit fundraiser serving higher education institutions, seminaries, and human service organizations. Now as a board consultant for nonprofits, she equips and empowers boards to support their missions and change the world. Her services as Principal and CEO of The Board Pro, include recruitment, governance, fundraising, conflict resolution and diversity, equity, inclusion, access and belonging.
Christal earned an MA in Counseling from Hampton University, a BA in Liberal Arts from Hofstra University and professional development certifications in nonprofit leadership, social media fundraising, and nonprofit management. She recently earned certification as a Quadrant 3 Leadership Coach and as a Nonprofit Board Consultant with Board Source.
She is a contributing author to Collecting Courage, a collection of first-person narratives from Black fundraisers documenting their experiences with racism in the nonprofit sector. In 2021, Christal authored her first children's book, Mac and Cheez, Being Different is Okay, which is available on Amazon.