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Are you considering board service with your local chapter or a national organization? Maybe you are currently serving on a board and know the unique struggle this volunteer position can face. Join us for a special Ask the Expert episode as we sit down with Jorge de la Riva, former board chair of The National Hemophilia Foundation. Jorge shares his personal views of the role of a board member and how serving your community in this way can be rewarding for you and your family. “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” - Gandhi.

Welcome to Episode 26 - or our The Value of Board Service Episode - of the Ask The Expert Podcast!  


Follow the link below for continued resources on board service: 


  • “The best thing a new board member can do is listen.”

  • “The Board Chair/President is there to serve the community and staff, while execited the will of the board.”

  • “A solid working relationship between the CEO/executive director and the board chair is based on aligned values, transparency and clear directives from the board.”

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