Vetting Candidates

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Evaluate Board Candidates

This article provides a short description of how to evaluate board candidates to winnow the field of prospects.

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Questions to Ask Potential Board Members

This is a list of sample questions you might ask in interviews with potential board members.

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Questions Potential Board Members May Ask

This is a list of questions you should be prepared to answer during interviews with potential board members.

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Vetting Nonprofit Board Members

The author provides several excellent suggestions about how to vet potential board members, including the use of job descriptions, job interviews, the use of a vetting committee, and “testing” candidates by using them first as committee members. It has a list of questions that might indicate warnings to avoid a potential board candidate.

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