Organizational Development

David Jones

How to Build a High Performing Board

As long as there have been Boards of Directors there has been conflict with ministry leaders, leading to a great deal of dysfunction and role confusion. Listen to David Jones clarify the role of the Board in a Christ-centered organization, define the twelve responsibilities of board members, profile the ideal board member, provide remedies for recruiting exceptional board members who add value to your ministry, explore board governance challenges, help you create productive board meetings, examine the questions boards should be asking, and show you how to work with and build an All-Star Board that can take your ministry to a new level of sustainable ministry and financial growth.

This was one of the workshops at the Connect PDX Conference in Portland, Oregon in September 2019.

How to Build a High Performance Board

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David L. Jones is Vice President of Corporate Affairs & the Next Generation Alliance for the Luis Palau Association. NGA is a coalition of some 800 evangelists and evangelistic ministries. David provides coaching to these ministries in evangelism, strategic planning, organizational development, board governance, finance, media relations, and opportunities for ministry collaboration. He has worked with the Palau Association for over 40 years. David is a member of the Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA), Evangelical Press Association, National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), and the Society of Professional Journalists. He has served on the CLA faculty as well as the NRB's Television Commission. David has served on the boards of over a dozen international Christian ministries and currently serves on the boards of Need Him Global and SAT 7. He frequently consults with nonprofit organizations. Since 1997 he has served as Executive Director of the Palau Foundation for World Evangelism. He and his wife Gayle are members of Village Church where David has served as an elder. David & Gayle make their home in Beaverton, Oregon. They have two daughters and four grandchildren.