board
noun
  1. Same as board of directors
    Examples
    • He sits on the board as a representative of the bank.

    • Two directors were removed from the board at the AGM.

  2. a group of people who run an organisation, trust or society

  3. Usage
    on board
    on a ship, plane or train
verb

to go on to a ship, plane or train

Example

Customs officials boarded the ship in the harbour.

"CEOs, with their wealth of practical experience, are in great demand and can pick and choose the boards they want to serve on" [Duns business Month]

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