The Appointment to the Board Application Template covers general information, education, experience, skills, community activities, and more. NPO101-2 APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD should also be complete with a brief statement of understanding of the agency’s mission and interest in the agency. Upon close of discussion, the Board President will ask for a formal nomination. The nomination must be seconded, then a vote will be taken by show of hands. The Board Development Committee will be responsible for notifying the nominee, by letter, regarding the outcome of the vote, within one week of the election.
The Board should include at least two representatives of the people and causes served by the agency. It’s important that all necessary considerations are taken in regard to the agency’s programs and goals during the appointment of new Board members, and adequate opportunity for communication among existing Board members and between existing Board members and the Board candidate is provided in terms of required skills, commitment levels, philosophies and other special concerns. This applies to all Board appointments, including member replacements, Board expansion and reapplications for membership.