How to Build a High Performing Board

August 21, 2013

How to Build a High Performing Board

Written By: David Jones

From Connect '13: As long as there have been Boards of Directors there has been conflict with ministry leaders leading to a great deal of dysfunction and role confusion. This workshop will clarify the role of the Board in a Christ-centered organization, define the twelve responsibilities of Board members, profile the ideal Board member, provide remedies for recruiting exceptional Board members, explore Board governance challenges, help you create productive Board meetings, examine the questions Boards should be asking, and show you how to work with and build an All-Star Board that can take your ministry to a new level of growth.

 David L. Jones is Vice President of Corporate Affairs for the Luis Palau Association. He helps LPA develop and implement corporate policy and is responsible for ensuring that a healthy framework is in place for good corporate governance. He oversees corporate legal matters, special projects, corporate relations, and LPA’s Alliance Ministries. As Director of Alliance Ministries David provides coaching to the Alliance’s 500 members in strategic planning, organizational development, board governance, and collaboration. David has served with LPA for 35 years. David is a member of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA), Evangelical Press Association (EPA), National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), and the Society of Professional Journalists. He has served on the CLA faculty as well as the NRB’s Television Commission. He also sits on the Board of Directors of SAT 7, Need Him Global, and Life & Mission Poland. He frequently consults with nonprofit organizations. Since 1997 he has served as Executive Director of the Palau Foundation for World Evangelism. David and his wife Gayle have two daughters and two grandchildren.


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