Board Templates

2022 NACD Director Role Description Template

By NACD Staff


Nominating and Governance Director Recruitment Template

In brief: Directors oversee company leadership and operations on behalf of shareholders and other stakeholders, but how exactly are they expected to do this, with what qualifications, and under what conditions? This NACD template for a director role description offers a customizable document covering

  • essential functions;

  • qualifications;

  • continuing education;

  • expectations for performance;

  • travel; and

  • compensation, evaluation, and tenure.

This useful template also includes links to NACD’s latest boardroom practice surveys.

Most relevant audiences:  Board chairs, lead directors, nominating and governance committee chairs, general counsel, corporate secretaries, directors

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