Visionary Leadership: Accomplish More With an Engaged Board

Visionary Leadership: Accomplish More With an Engaged Board

By: Mary Campbell and Edward J. Laginess

Board members who are fully engaged in their governance role make an enormous difference in helping their association achieve its goals and fulfill its mission. But most boards include members whose level of involvement leaves something to be desired. Here's how to measure board member engagement and turn passive members into enthusiastic leaders.

Are your board members fully engaged in the success and mission of your association? Engagement is an emotion rather than an action, so can you honestly say you are certain of their engagement level? ...