<em>Board Committee and Support Roles</em> <br />The Nominating and Governance Committee

Board Committee and Support Roles
The Nominating and Governance Committee

By partnering with Egon Zehnder on this resource center, we aim to assist boards to proactively meet their evolving responsibilities and institute governance practices that strengthen the board as a whole. For more on prioritizing diversity in the boardroom, see NACD’s Resource Center on Board Diversity.

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value and expand their education NACD's Evaluation Services enable boards to assess their strengths and opportunities for development

Thought Leadership & Research

Enhancing the role of the lead director Maximizing the governance committee's potential Selecting and evaluating directors Conducting board evaluations Aligning board composition with strategy Effective director onboarding guide Modifying committee structures and creating temporary committees Determining governance structures for subsidiaries Splitting or combining the CEO/chair Standards for director independence Key committee succession planning Implementing effective executive sessions The role of the executive chair Overseeing corporate culture

Expert Commentary

Qualities of an effective nominating and governance committee chair The lead independent director’s role Analyzing trends in director compensation Setting fair director pay What does it feel like to become a chief executive officer?

Boardroom Tools & Templates

General Motors’ Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee Charter Sample governance committee self-assessment questionnaire Sample board expertise matrix Sample board skills matrix from the NYC Comptroller’s Office, including demographic disclosure Do Advisory Boards work, and what makes them effective? NYSE requirements for governance committees: Section 303A.04 Nasdaq requirements for independent oversight of director nominations: IM-5605-7

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Industry & Global Perspectives

Governing the global company Creating a global board Insights from the 2014 Egon Zehnder Global Board Index Guide to board composition for energy companies emerging from bankruptcy