EWB board of trustees is a governing body elected or appointed to oversee the management and direction of EWB Network. Their specific functions generally include:

  • Setting Strategic Direction: Defining the organization’s mission, vision, and long-term goals.
  • Providing Oversight and Guidance: Approving key policies, budgets, and programs.
  • Ensuring Financial Accountability: Overseeing financial management and safeguarding assets.
  • Monitoring Performance: Evaluating progress towards goals and making necessary adjustments.
  • Appointing and Overseeing Leadership: Selecting and evaluating the executive director.
  • Legal Compliance: They help ensure the organization complies with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Risk Management: Boards identify and mitigate potential risks to the organization.
  • Access to Diverse Skills and Experience: Trustees bring diverse skills, knowledge, and experience to the table, enriching the organization’s perspective and decision-making.
  • Fundraising and Advocacy: Trustees can leverage their networks to help raise funds, secure partnerships, and advocate for the organization’s cause.
  • Public Credibility and Trust: A strong board enhances public trust and legitimacy, attracting additional support and collaborations.

EWB board of trustees plays a vital role in ensuring the success and sustainability of EWB Network by providing strategic guidance, oversight, and support.