What it takes to build strong, effective intergenerational boards2012 BoardSource Leadership Forum
Our Panelists…2 Efrem Bycer Trish Tchume Vice President, Director, Momentum LLC Emily Davis Young Nonprofit Vice Chair, YNPN San President, EDA Consulting Professionals Diego Founder, YNPN San Diego Author, Fundraising and the Network (YNPN) Next Generation
Who is YNPN?4 Our mission is to promote an efficient, viable, and inclusive nonprofit sector that supports the growth, learning, and development of young professionals. First chapter founded in 1997 → →YNPN National incorporated in 2004 →34 Chapters Nationwide →40,000+ members
Pillars of YNPN Leadership Development5 YNPN Leadership Development Access to training for Space to Access to Individual specific skills exercise coaching & networks & those skills support competencies
Recruitment12 Focus on actions needed. Ask the right questions. Look where skills development occurs. Identify young professionals organizations.
Onboarding13 The same way you would onboard any other board member! As an equal with other board members. Provide opportunities for mentorship. Provide training opportunities on the skills they need most.
Preparing for Effective Intergen Work14 Training on how to work on intergenerational board (joint training) Build respect and trust Tap into their 1st board experience See young professionals as assets Next Gen is a misnomer. NOW Leaders!
BoardNEXT15 A program put together by Momentum LLC in San Diego to connect emerging leaders with board service Launching with a weekend seminar preparing emerging leaders for effective board service Build a board bank for nonprofits in the region Expanding to work with organizations
5 Steps You Can Take Today16 1. Discuss inclusiveness 2. Discuss challenges & opportunities with board 3. Learn about healthy org culture 4. Review your board job descriptions 5. Host a board in-service
Resources: Publications19 Next Generation & Governance Report on Findings (BoardSource): www.boardsource.org/UserFiles/nextgenerati Good in Theory, Problems in Practice (YNPN): www.ynpn.org/our-voice/goodintheory/
Resources: Additional20 Nonprofit associations Chambers of commerce Local universities Existing volunteers