Encouraging trustee involvement in charity communications

The group for charity communications professionals CharityComms has published a best practice guide on ‘How to talk to your trustees about comms’. It aims to help comms professionals understand how to speak to the board and urges trustees to be more involved.

The CharityComms article on the guide starts with:

While many charity board duties relate closely to core comms responsibilities, most trustees appear to have little understanding of the role and remit of communications.

It also has a link to request a download of the guide (email address and basic details required), 20 pages 512KB pdf.

A Civil Society News item includes an extract of ten questions for trustees to ask their comms teams.