Board Recruitment – Demystifying the Process

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Original Air Date: December 5, 2019

Presenters: Deedee Myers, Ph.D., MSC, PCC, Founder/CEO; Peter Myers, MSC, PCC, Senior Vice President, DDJ Myers 

Description: Nationwide, credit union boards are experiencing a similar challenge in finding the best possible talent to serve in a volunteer capacity (apparently citing the potential liability is not a great selling point!). The old method of recruiting and onboarding directors no longer works, and many boards are scrambling to fill a single position.

DDJ Myers will highlight the best practices for board recruitment that will result in a pool of well-qualified and eager candidates who are ready to contribute in a fiduciary and strategic capacity.

Key Takeaways:

  • How to leverage the current core strength of the board in the recruitment of new members
  • A practical way to reenergize the search for members.
  • Three recruitment strategies.
  • A guide on how to discuss and promote the board seat to attract the best recruits.
  • Ideas on high-quality screening.

You may also be interested in the webinar CEO Performance Evaluation Best Practices, another 30-minutes webinar taking place at 1:00 p.m. on December 5th. Read more and register here.

About the Presenters:

Deedee Myers, Ph.D., MSC, PCC
Founder/CEO
DDJ Myers

Deedee is known for being a thought and practice leader in the field of transformative change and organizational evolution for people and organizations. She has a master’s degree in organizational development, has a Ph.D. in human development, has a master’s-level recognition in somatic coaching, and is recognized as a Professional Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation. Her work with boards, executive teams, and staff inspires organizations to adopt evolutionary yet pragmatic communication and behavioral practices that add sustainable and intrinsic value.
 

Peter Myers, MSC, PCC
Senior Vice President
DDJ Myers

Peter facilitates professional development programs for executives and management teams, succession planning processes for boards and CEOs, and strategic planning engagements for credit unions nationwide. Weaving together strategy development, critical thinking, and employee engagement to bridge the talent and execution gap is his specialty. Peter works with teams and boards on a daily basis to unlock and leverage their organizational, team, and individual potential. He also co-leads the CEO readiness and talent development program for credit union executives pursuing their next level of career potential and has been a teacher in the award-winning NWCUA/DDJ Myers Emerging Leaders Program since its inception in 2012.