Invitation Letter Draft
to Board Prospects
In November of this
year, new Board Directors will be appointed to the Board of Directors of the ABC
Organization, Inc.. . You have been recommended to our Board Development
Committee as a possible candidate for board service. We are requesting you to give serious consideration to
nomination for a board position. A
number of one year and two year board terms will be available beginning in
The next several
years promise to be exciting ones for ABC, Inc.
The organization will continue to have a positive impact on the communities we
serve. The Board of Directors will
play a central role in this important work. Because of your experience and
involvement in our community, we feel you are well qualified to be nominated for
a board position. As you consider this opportunity, we ask you review the board
director position description included in this mailing.
As you will see, we are expecting the board to be an active one.
responsibility of board directors is to participate in the development of policy
and major decision-making at board meetings held at least four times a year.
Another key responsibility is to be active on an ongoing basis in a
committee of the board. This year,
board nominees will be asked to make that committee commitment before they are
voted onto the board. Copies of
committee descriptions are also included in this mailing for your review.
Since its founding in
1986, ABC, Inc. has become recognized as an effective provider of support to neighbors in
need, having real impact within the community.
We invite you to become a part of this growing tradition.
A member of our Board
Development Committee has been asked to contact you by phone to discuss this
invitation with you. You may have
already received this call. In the
meantime, if you wish to be considered as a candidate for the Board of
Directors, please send in the enclosed response form. If your answer is “yes”, you will be asked to attend a
short orientation meeting to review board responsibilities in more detail and to
receive addition information about ABC, Inc.
If you have any
questions, please contact me at 555-5555 or our Executive Director at 555-5555.
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