Director Candidacy Resource Center

Director Candidacy Resource Center

Finding your next board seat—and ensuring it's the right move—presents a different kind of challenge each time. This resource center equips new and seasoned directors with recommendations, tools, and guides to help strengthen their director profiles and ultimately, advance their careers.

Tools for New Directors

New Director Press Release Template New Director Sample Proxy Language Evolving Directors & Officers Liability Environment Navigating the First Year: An Onboarding Guide for New Directors A Practical Guide: Fundamentals for Corporate Directors Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Director Professionalism

Positioning Yourself to Get a Board Seat

Why GCs Make Excellent Candidates for Board Service The Subtle Art of Blending In Director FAQ: Finding Your Next Board Seat

Resume and Networking Tips and Tricks

Board Resume Writing Tips Sample Resume 1 Sample Resume 2

How to Evaluate a Prospective Board

Want to Join a Corporate Board? Here’s How (Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance The Questions I Now Think to Ask Before Joining a Board So You Want to Be a Corporate Director... (Deloitte)


Director Professionalism® NACD Summit


NACD Directorship Certification® NACD Accelerate