Sample Interview Questions

By NACD Staff


Committees and Roles Committees

In brief: This resource provides family or company representatives at family business boards sample questions to ask director candidates. Additionally, it provides director candidates sample questions to ask about the board, the family, and the company. These questions originally appeared in The Family Business Board Volume 1: Purpose and Structure.

This resource can help your board

  • Interview director candidates for service on a family business board

  • Determine whether a director candidate has experience with issues specific to family business governance 

  • Discover any reasons a director candidate may not be fit for service

Most relevant audiences: directors on a family business board

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