Encourage new trustees to read the BoardBRIEFs listed below either before their first board meeting or during their first year of service.
Strengthen Board Understanding of Roles and Responsibilities
Read “BoardBRIEF – Governance and Management Responsibilities.”
New Trustee Mentors
Determine if assigning a mentor to new trustees would be beneficial. If so, assign mentors for 12 months. Mentors should meet with new trustees to discuss any questions they may have about board meetings and/or about the documents above.