Chapter 3 in the book Developing an Open Access Journal, covers the issues of planning an editorial board well (see p. 53-55).
|[ ]||Board structure||Who sits on the board? What titles/roles are included (e.g. copyeditor, editor-in-chief etc.)? Example|
|[ ]||Member Responsibilities||
What are the responsibilities for each member of the editorial board? Example
|[ ]||Term lengths||How long do board members sit on the editorial board?|
|[ ]||Recruitment and application methods||How are board members recruited? Is there an application process? What are the selection criteria? Example|
|[ ]||Meeting frequency||How often will the editorial board meet?|
|[ ]||Succession planning||
Is the board structured so that new members can learn from past members?
See also : What exactly does an editor do?