Orientation



 

Board orientation: Include the right ingredients

Recorded September 13, 2016 (60 minutes)

What's on the agenda for your new board member orientation this year?

Join presenters Rebekah Basinger and William Myers as they focus on the development of a rich orientation process including the roles and responsibilities of a board member. This webinar is ideal for new board members, presidents, administrators, and board members tasked with the orientation process, and existing board members interested in deepening their role.

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