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Getting Along with your Board of Directors

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 9:03am - 12:00pm
Event Location: 
2100 Building
2100 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States
Phone: 206-659-8077

Are you a nonprofit staff member who finds your board frustrating, useless or inscrutable? Come to this workshop and learn how to create a productive and mutually supportive working relationship between nonprofit staff and board members.

[see http://sustainableseattle.org/training/217 for more details and to register online]

You will learn:

* Typical roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards
* How board/staff division of duties varies depending on the life stage of the nonprofit organization
* How to build a strong Board/Executive partnership
* Tools to ensure alignment and accountabilityLauraPierce
* Common pitfalls to avoid

You will walk away with an enhanced understanding of how boards add value and engagement strategies to try next week in your boardroom.

Instructor

Laura Pierce is the owner and principal consultant of Laura Pierce Consulting. Laura has worked in and with nonprofit organizations for eighteen years, including fund development, community organizing, and executive management positions. Since 1998, she has consulted with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, assisting with strategic planning, board development, organizational assessment and capacity building. She has also served as Interim Executive Director for seven Seattle area nonprofits.

[see http://sustainableseattle.org/training/217 for more details and to register online]

Location

2100 Building
2100 24th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
United States
Phone: 206-659-8077