The NCCI Board of Directors is responsible for the Association’s strategies, finances, and governance to further enhance the community and lead the future of NCCI.
Benefits of being an NCCI board member include gaining an opportunity to collaborate with leaders in higher education, developing international programs that will improve the application of process improvement in the higher education arena, contributing to the achievement of NCCI’s mission and goals, and serving on a board that reaches global dimensions.
NCCI collects applications for the Board of Directors from January, with the election held annually in May.
- Serve a three-year term (board members are eligible to be appointed for a second term).
- Be employed by an institution with NCCI membership dues paid in full.
- Serve as a program committee liaison or as a member of one board committee.
- Support the mission, goals, and strategic priorities of NCCI.
- Support the NCCI Anti-Racism Statement.
- Participate in periodic reviews of the strategic plan, mission, and goals.
- Attend board meetings (generally prior to the Annual Conference and one other face-to-face meeting) and conference calls (1–2:30 p.m. Eastern on second Monday of the month) and actively participate in discussions and decision-making.
- Fulfill the responsibilities of fiduciary duties: duty of care, duty of loyalty, and duty of obedience.
- Review and understand the financial statements disseminated to the board; act as a responsible steward of the Association’s fiscal and human resources.
- Ensure adequate resources are provided to fulfill NCCI’s mission and goals.
- Avoid conflicts of interest and the appearance of a conflict of interest.
- Participate in the Annual Conference and NCCI offerings.
- Be knowledgeable about the Association’s history, mission, goals and bylaws.
- Promote the association with members and other organizations.
- Monitor and oversee programs and services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The NCCI Board of Directors completed a self-assessment of current knowledge, skills, and abilities. Currently, the members of the board possess strength and expertise in strategic thinking and planning, change management principles, leadership, and building and maintaining positive alliances. In order to achieve our mission and strategic objectives, we would benefit from additional expertise in cultural competency, budgeting and finance, marketing/public relations, and proficiency in various technical, data visualization, and learning management tools.
- Knowledge: Body of information in subject matter area
- Skills: Proficiency, expertise in given area
- Abilities: Use of knowledge and skills when needed