I work with a lot of credit unions and their volunteer boards of directors. Volunteers can be an asset and a liability to any organization. When the role of the volunteer is clearly defined and followed, the volunteer has a better chance of benefiting the credit union. If the roles aren't clearly defined or a volunteer isn't following their role, the organization can suffer greatly.

These tips are for anyone who is or wants to be a great volunteer board member. 

Tip 1: Read. 

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