Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Diversifying the Board

Wanted to share this one tidbit of information with all of our readers:

From BoardSource Newsletter: Diversifying your board’s composition is more than the “right” thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. When you bring together individuals who think differently, have had different experiences, and aspire to ideals from different directions, you are composing a team that has the potential to make a difference. You won’t realize that potential; however, unless you are inclusive. Inclusiveness implies that you fully welcome and integrate the principle of diversity – you walk the talk. Check out sample documents and guidelines on the Denver Foundation site to help our board tackle this tough issue at:

Kathy Grochow, NRS, St. Cloud

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