Should you have an advisory board?
Abstract: Nonprofits are governed by boards of directors, but many nonprofits can benefit from adding an advisory board to the mix. Without a formal commitment, these informal board members can bring complementary skills and resources to the group, making them extremely valuable. This article explains how to identify the traits and skills needed in advisory board members. It also covers how to use the advisory board as a way to test out potential candidates for the governing board.