Board Recruitment and Succession


As low as $49 per board member (based on a 10-member board)

Is your board dealing with a high turnover rate amongst directors? Are you struggling with constant stop-gap measures that are supposed to be temporary but just end up  becoming the new norm? In this course, you will learn how to define the role and responsibilities of the vacant position, identify potential candidates, and how to recruit them into your organization.


The board director recruitment process should be a continuous activity that should never be performed only when there’s a sense of urgency. There will undoubtedly be continuous turnover of your board, therefore it’s important to have a well defined process in place rather than being forced to react when faced with a vacancy.

With this course you will receive a detailed 10-page governance guide, 20-minute video training module and a sample governing policy you can start using today that will help you define the vacant role and responsibilities and manage the recruitment process much more effectively.

What You'll Learn

  • The responsibilities of the board in recruiting a new directors
  • Identifying the board’s needs
  • How to create a job description for the vacant position
  • How to recruit potential candidates for the position
  • How to manage the screening and selection process
  • What questions to ask in the interview process
  • How to onboard the new director into your organization


About your instructor: Darrell Kuhn

DJ (Darrell) Kuhn, author of The Boardroom Blueprint, is a noted leader and visionary with a successful career in an executive leadership and a member of Atlantic Business Magazine’s prestigious CEO Hall of Fame. He has been an exemplary community volunteer and board member in roles for many organizations over the last 30 years including the Chamber of Commerce; United Way; Food Banks; Canadian Mental Health Association; Diabetes Association; Rotary Clubs and various Business Developmental Agencies.

A strong advocate for local non profit organizations, Darrell recognizes the profound impact on the communities they serve. He believes that the creation of a strong governance structure and leadership capacity, significantly impacts the effectiveness, brand and reputation of any organization. This passion and experience has positioned Darrell as a foremost expert in effective board governance and leadership.

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4 Lessons