Serving on your association’s Board of Directors is a significant responsibility that demands a considerable amount of time, effort, and resources. Governing and leading a community is not an easy task, especially for part-time volunteers who often find it challenging to accomplish everything within the limited hours available in a day.
To address this challenge, establishing committees becomes crucial. Committees help share and divide the workload, allowing Board members to focus on their duties more efficiently and effectively. Committees are an essential part of the community’s structure, providing members with an opportunity to get involved without feeling overwhelmed or assuming the full responsibilities of a Board member.
Committees are an integral part of a successful organization. Their purposes include: Supplementing the work of the board and staff, engaging members, and developing leaders. This course clarifies responsibilities, authority, recommendations, Smart practices, trends, and risk avoidance.
Committees are also the training ground for future leadership and an arena where emerging leaders can test and refine their skills and abilities.