Getting Started on a Board

Through interviews with board members and nonprofit leaders, you’ll learn the steps you can take as a new board member to get up-to-speed quickly and start contributing to the organization.


Tips for New Board Members

Social Entrepreneur In Residence

What Board Presidents Look for in a New Board Member

Andrew Puente, ’05, is the director of global sourcing at the Dover Corporation. Puente also serves as board chair for the Center for Speech and Language Disorders, an organization he was matched with in 2013 through the Rustandy Center’s Alumni Board Connect program.

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What Executive Directors Look for in a New Board Member

Nancy Cowles is the executive director of Kids in Danger, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children’s product safety.

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