The Power of an Engaged and Practive Advisory Board Member
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Successful academies have leader who set the pace, lead by example, and generate energy to ignite others. This type of leadership can be embodied by a board chair, a director, an administrator, and ...

Successful academies have leader who set the pace, lead by example, and generate energy to ignite others. This type of leadership can be embodied by a board chair, a director, an administrator, and other community leaders. This workshop will cover leadership strategies and tools to align leaders, inspire people to support academies and keep advisory board members engaged.

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  • Every Academy can increase it’s impact… Scan your board, the board make up, committees, activities, connections, engagement, leadership…
  • We were flying… monthly board meetings… 10th Math… award winning events bringing 500 and 700 industry professionals out for NAF Academy annually… At a summer strategic planning sessionWe asked the new principal a question – how, specifically, are the students doing… 200’s… Jaws dropped… to work on Academic Achievement
  • Are they under the influence?
  • Pick one – 20 seconds – that represents you; Visionary –StrategistLeader – DriverNetworkerDoer – Team PlayerDevil's AdvocateUniter – LiasonEnforcer – Watchdog  Questioner,
  • Hand out matrix - Scan your Board 4 or 5 waysOur goal is not to fill all the holes or get it “right”; there are as many great combinations as there are strong leadership styles – Monday we’ll get into this in depth - just to be aware of what we might need at a given time, based on our current objectives…Are there any glaring needs? Let’s discuss…
  • Scan your Board on 4 or 5 LevelsOur goal is not to fill all the holes – just to be aware of what we might need at a given time, based on our current objectives…Are there any glaring needs? Let’s discuss…
  • Just when you think you have it right…
  • Today… we thought we’d look briefly at making sure we’re in alignment…and focus on what we can implementPandora’s Box is a nightmare…Assessing our current priorities and needsRecruiting the right peopleMaking sure we turn them into raving fans with a solid engagement strategy that doable based on our depth and needs
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  • The Power of an Engaged and Proactive Advisory Board
  • Learning Objectives for this Session
    Sharing ideas about what makes an Advisory Board Powerful.
    Tips to recruit, retain and sustain active and engaged AB’s and how they can enhance NAF Academies and, most importantly, the students.
  • Based on your most pressing need, today, what would you do first to improve your current board?
  • What we Learned from the Survey
    Respondents Demographics:
    Boards established 5+ years
    Active members 2-5
    Impact 60% of potential
  • What we Learned from the Survey
    Top reasons your Board is Effective
    Good & Diverse Leadership
    Engaged/Committed Members
    Goals / Strategic Plan
    Academy/Board Structure
    Cooperation
  • What we Learned from the Survey
    Catalyst for Improvement:
    Clear Structure & Goals
    Better Communication
    Community Involvement
    NAF Support/Best Practices
    Fundraising
  • What we Learned from the Survey
    Top Challenges:
    Implement ideas
    (Leadership)
    Budgets
    Internships
    Recruiting Members
    Finding Sponsors
  • Goals
  • It begins with a Shared Vision
    Strategic Planning
    Identify the top needs for the year
    Internships
    Classroom Integration with Business Community
    Field Trips
    A New Library
    What are your Board’s goals for the year?
  • Are the Right Players on your Bus?
    Are they in the right Seats?
    Do you have a great driver looking 100 yards ahead
    Who’s holding the map?
    Is your mechanic on board in case?
    Who’s asking why we’re going there?
  • Cards on the Table
    Pick a card, one card, that most represents the value you bring to your team, your board.
  • The Matrix
    Balance of Working Styles
    Community Diversity
    Industry Representation
    Expertise
  • Creating Raving Fans – not just good board members
    Platinum Rule – Help others matter
    Connect them with Students, progressively
    Progressively encourage them to engage others
    Provide tools and events to make it easy for them to engage: scheduled tours, breakfasts…
  • Creating Raving Fans – not just good board members
    Touch them, regularly but not too much
    Provide options: full board, committees, councils
    Structure – together, create clear tasks & direction for your board members
  • Example: We need aMarketing Person
    Networking: Where???
    Just like dating – go where you have a passion
    LinkedIn
    Agencies, Associations, fast 50, Winners
    Local larger companies have CMO’s
    Should I go direct?
    Board members who work with agencies and give them $$
    Board Matching Networks
  • Summary - Effective Measures & Advice From Survey
    Goals - Strategic Planning
    Membership – Large & Diverse Board
    Recruiting – Strong Leaders & Members with the “right” skills
    Structure – provide clear tasks & direction for your Board Members
    Gaps -
  • The Right Shared Goals
    Assessing Gaps
    Recruiting the “Right” People
    Structure + Engagement
  • Recruiting a Marketing Person
    Board Matching Organizations and Sites
    www.serve.gov
    www.allforgood.org
    www.volunteermatch.org
    www.bvumaryland.com
  • Board Structure
    Large Group
    Regional Based
    Sub-committees
    Large Group
    Activity Focused
  • Providing a Structure
    of Engagement
    Common Gaps:
    • Fundraiser
    • members from Large Corporations (potential sponsorship, internships, etc.)
    • Leaders & Doers