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What Active Board Members Do Besides Meet

Active Board Members Make Schools Great!

Active Board Members Make Schools Great!

What do active board members do when they are not meeting in session on campus? How do they make a difference for their students?

The board members at Yellowstone Christian College, a very small but growing school in Montana, provide an example worthy of imitation:

  • One board member spends massive hours mentoring students on campus.
  • One board member spends multiple hours helping with business auditing issues for their accrediting agency and Title IV funding.
  • One board member led our state convention to increase giving by four-fold.
  • One board member invited several friends to breakfast and encouraged them to participate in the scholarship banquet, resulting in a generous gift.
  • Four board members as a whole gave $13,000, to date, for the scholarship banquet.
  • One board member invests time into finding sponsors for the sports teams as well as using his business to generate funds for the college
  • Two board members meet with their committees on a regular basis in order to move the college ahead in their respective areas.
  • One board member supplied the seed money for a grant writer regarding specific scholarships and infrastructure (water and sewer connections).
  • One board member sent us the names of three prospective students, including a pastor’s son.

These are examples of a board invested in the future of students. They are to be commended for their effort.

 

One Response to What Active Board Members Do Besides Meet

  1. Douglas Bendall 10/25/2016 at 11:45 pm #

    Dear Friends,
    I am interested in learning more about your organization.

    Grace & Peace,

    The Rev. Douglas Bendall, Ph.D.
    The Newark School of Theology
    Newark, NJ 07102
    201-407-4047(M)

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