Regardless of the size or type of the organization, all board members—brand new and seasoned—need to have a clear understanding of the basic roles and responsibilities of serving on a nonprofit board. Without proper training, board members are unlikely to fulfill their important roles, which can have a devastating impact on the organization and the people needing their help. This session will help executive directors and board members to better understand their respective roles and responsibilities, strengthen the board's ability to provide adequate resources for the organization, and become more engaged in helping the organization to fulfill its mission. Session Topics: Governance, policies, legal, fiduciary, meetings, self-evaluation, recruitment, committees, etc.
(Time: 2.5 hours maximum, 1.25 hours minimum)