Sample Board Agendas

In brief: This document provides five sample board-agenda templates, originally published in NACD’s Director FAQ: Setting the Board Agenda.

This resource can help your board to

  • establish a meeting preparation schedule;
  • determine which items to cover at each board meeting;
  • include committee-meeting reports in the full-board agenda; and
  • integrate strategy and risk into the board’s standing agenda.

Most relevant audiences: board chair, lead independent director, nominating and governance committee chair, corporate secretary, and general counsel