Characteristics of a Good Board Member
Dedication. A Board Member should be willing to give up some time on a regular basis.
Interest. A Board Member should have a desire to work at improving the programs and operations of Synchro Saskatchewan and the sport of synchronized swimming.
Integrity. A Board Member should be above suspicion of improper ties, such as conflict of interest.
Discretion. A Board Member will understand the importance of confidentiality in Association matters and will behave accordingly.
Communication Ability. A Board Member needs to be able to articulate their views clearly to others.
Common Sense. A Board Member need not have sport, financial or administrative experience or training. They do need the ability to make reasonable decisions based on clear thinking and an assessment of information provided to them.
Accountability. A Board Member must have enough faith in their decisions to be willing to be held legally and ethically accountable for them.
Suitability. A Board functions best as a team. A good Board Member is one who can work well with other members.
Confidence. A Board Member should be confident enough to have their performance judged by themselves and others.