North Dakota State Soil Conservation


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Board Members Responsibilities

This list provides a number of the responsibilities a board member will be expected to fulfill.

  • Know the organizations’ mission and purpose
  • Approve and monitor the organizations programs and services
  • Ensure effective fiscal management
  • Fundraise
  • Organize so the board operates effectively
  • Select and/or support the executive and review his or her performance
  • Develop as a board and enhance the organization’s public image
  • Ensure sound risk-management practices are used
  • Serve as an arbitrator of conflicts that arise within the organization
  • Serve in a leadership role if asked and accept assignments as directed
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Serve the broader community instead of a small group of people with special interests
  • Be fair and impartial when making decisions
  • Avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest

Source: Kansas State Research and Extension Board Leadership Series

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