Make a significant impact supporting a cause you believe in by serving on its board of directors. If you sit on a nonprofit board or are considering joining one, better understand what it takes to make a positive contribution in your community. Discuss your role and responsibilities, how to build a strong board culture and learn how to structure effective meetings. Delve into the six key responsibilities of board members and explore what your relationship with an executive director should be. Discover how to avoid feeling overwhelmed with new responsibilities by determining the organization’s true expectations of you. In addition, gain tips on how to create a process to assess a board’s performance and find out how to clearly communicate your nonprofit’s mission.