The board secretary provides the board with required meeting notices, prepares agendas and provides guidance on proper meeting procedures. The board secretary takes minutes of the board meetings, or oversees the process and reviews and distributes approved minutes. The secretary maintains or oversees the maintenance of all board records and committee reports.

The volunteer/outreach committee member helps the organization implement recruitment and retention programs aimed at increasing the number of volunteers and others engaged in the organization.

The board member responsible for volunteers and outreach is as important to the organization as its fundraising board leadership and personnel. This board member will advocate for the volunteer, and will help create policies and procedures that help engage volunteers to their highest levels of contribution.

Conversation with an experienced person to develop a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between your organization and your audience in areas including a PR calendar, media relations, news releases, speeches, press kits, etc

Conversation with an experienced person about planning and implementing a fundraising event including coordinating volunteers and staff, event logistics, alternate plans, communications, press releases, etc

Conversation with an experienced person about fundraising goals, prospective sources, activities, etc to become focused and efficient on raising funds to support your mission

Conversation with an experienced person about leadership coaching, public speaking, pitch giving, presentation skills, salesforce training, etc

Conversation with an experienced person about how to use social media like facebook and twitter with your branding to have a social presence, engage volunteers, and succeed in your mission