Articles by Kerri Tilby-Price
Kerri was previously the Managing Director of Exult Ltd, one of New Zealand’s leading training providers for the non-profit sector. She has been involved in the third sector for 20 years and has experienced the difference a skilled Chair can make to an organisation. Kerri facilitates the Exult Governance workshops and enjoys working with new Boards to develop their capabilities.
Three Cheers for the Chair
Every board member has an important role to play in the governance of your organisation, but it is your board Chair who has the greatest influence over the culture and focus of your board activities. As such it is crucial that boards carefully consider their Chair’s appointment and make sure they choose the right person for the job. When discussing the role of Chair for your organisation, there are several things you may want to consider.