Join a Board: Why?
The first board I joined in my early twenties was our neighborhood association. I lived in the poor section of North Springfield and there was no community pool, so we organized neighborhood cleanups and things of that sort. As a young person, this was wonderful, it gave me real world leadership experience. By accident, it helped give me the confidence to join other boards, even at an early age. I've been involved in leadership opportunities since student government in high s