The door is open for diverse board leadership in Central Florida

Despite the benefits of serving on a board of directors, nonprofit organizations across the country are struggling to fill open seats.

In a 2021 national survey of nonprofit leadership, 32% of executives and 53% of board chairs reported difficulty in finding people to serve. A limited pool of interested individuals and challenges in finding candidates with desired skill sets were among the top reasons cited.

Separate research on boardroom diversity suggests a different view to the candidate conundrum:…