How to Choose a Board Member by Mark Friedman Posted 7/2/2012 12:00 am Updated 6 years ago When it comes to serving on a public company's board of directors, one size doesn't fit all. Experts say a board member nominee must understand the company's industry, its history and its traditions. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.