4. Building and maintaining an effective organisation 

     • Maintain a balance of experienced and new board members 

     • Develop succession plans for various committees and the board. 

               Actions: 

               i) Ensure that people are being trained to take over important positions. 

               ii) Keep lists of duties updated and regularly reviewed. 

     • Increase diversity of skills on the board. 

               Actions: 

               i) Mail chimp our members asking for specific skills. 

               ii) Consider approaching outsiders as possible board members. 

     • Increase and maintain the number of volunteers. 

              Actions: 

              i) Ask at registration what areas of volunteering they might be interested in by use of a more explicit volunteer form.