Recruit potential new board members and volunteers
Build the public awareness of the FCA ministry
Recruit new Home Team donors
Active involvement in one or more Board Teams / Committees
Attend Board Meetings and actively participate
Participate / support all fund raising events
Leadership Board Member Expectations
Leadership Board – Commitment A commitment of time, talent, and treasure… Time Board meetings, committee meetings, events, and other ministry involvement may require 40 + hours of time each year. Talent Board Members are expected to use their expertise / talents to expand FCA’s reach! (e.g., Committees, Events, 4C’s, Recruiting, etc.) Treasure Board Members are expected to directly contribute and/or be responsible for raising an established financial support target each year.
Building a Great Board The Board should be of sufficient size to provide necessary financial support, populate the teams/committees, plan & execute the events. The Board should be diverse in composition to include: both genders, races, financial status, church affiliation, influence, etc. To encourage participation, establish term limits of 3 years with extension by mutual consent of member and Director.
Leadership Board – Stages of Development Building a Great Board Areas Start Up Growing Mature Size 3 - 6 members 7 - 12 members 13+ members Board Meetings Monthly 9 - 12 times/yr. 4 - 8 times/yr. Team Meetings 4 - 8 times/yr. 9 - 12 times/yr. 9+ times/yr. Initiative Staff Staff / Volunteer Volunteer
Leadership Board – Stages of Development Building a Great Board Areas Start Up Growing Mature Make up of board Similar Similar Diverse Funding Less than 50% 50- 75% More than 75% Leadership Director Led Joint / Chair Chair Led Time frame These stages are not necessarily a function of time
Leadership Board – Stages of Development Building a Great Board Areas Start Up Growing Mature Ownership / Vision Staff Volunteer review Volunteer owned Focus of activities Board meetings Team meetings Team / Ministry Structure 0 - 2 teams 2 - 4 teams Teams/Sub-teams
Develop “ Partner ” relationships with large churches in the GLR.
Channel new believers influenced through FCA events to local churches
Secure financial support to grow and expand FCA throughout the GLR
Leadership Board Planning & Evaluation
Leadership Board - Sample Teams Leadership Board Planning & Evaluation Team Chairperson Team Members Church Partners Al Need 2-4 Women ’ s Luncheon Charlotte Pat, Bonnie, Esther Golf Norm Gerrick, Jerry
Leadership Board Planning & Evaluation Church Partners – Sample Plan Leadership Board Team – Church Partners
Objectives: (Church Partners) why
Establish “Partner” relationships with (X) large churches in the GLR in 2007
Secure ($X) in support for the GLR through our Church Partners in 2007
Strategies: (Church Partners) what
Develop & implement comprehensive FCA / Church Partner Plan by (date)
Leadership Board Planning & Evaluation Church Partners – Sample Plan Tactics / Actions: (Church Partners) how Who When 1. Identify Churches who are potential “Church Partners” CP Team Date 2. Determine church contact and align Board member with each. CP Team Date 3. Develop materials to explain how FCA / Churches can partner. CP Team Date 4. Contact potential church partners and develop relationship. CP Team Date 5. Nurture / develop Church Partners on an ongoing basis. CP Team Date 6. Secure financial support from our Church Partners CP Team Date