All About Boards: Build Your Best Board 2017 - Pillar Nonprofit Network


Event Details

Event Type

Workshops & Lectures

Event Topic(s)

Professional Development

Organization

Pillar Nonprofit Network

Event Location

251 Dundas St.
London, ON, N6A 6H9

Event Schedule

21-Nov-2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

London Public Library - Central Branch - Stevenson & Hunt Rm
251 Dundas St.
London, ON, N6A 6H9

Pillar Member: $70.00
Non-member: $85.00

Event Description

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This workshop is part of a 4 part series called All About Boards. For more information and to register for the entire series please click here.
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Great boards aren’t created overnight. The board building process involves careful recruitment, focused orientation, ongoing training and a process for dealing with poorly performing directors. At a time when people are busier and boards are under increasing scrutiny, it can be difficult to find and retain the right board members to lead your organization.

This workshop will help you plan a board development strategy. Participants will learn about:

  • Board Recruitment:
    • What do you need?
    • How would you recruit?
    • Recruiting for Diversity
  • On-Boarding:
    • Board Orientation
    • New Board Member Engagement
  • Annual Reviews:
    • Board
    • Executive Director
  • Managing Change:
    • Transitioning/changing governance structures
    • Executive Director resignation
    • Board member management

Level: Beginner-Intermediate

Target Audience: Board Members, Executive Directors, board support staff  and those interested in learning about becoming a volunteer board member

About the Presenters:

Dharshi Lacey is the Diversity & Governance Manager at Pillar Nonprofit Network. She has worked as a Diversity Consultant assisting nonprofit boards assess their organization’s cultural competency and develop action plans to develop more inclusive practices within their board recruitment, board policy, strategic planning and Executive Director accountabilities. In her current role with Pillar she is implementing the DiverseCity onBoard program designed to connect qualified visible minority and under-represented immigrants to agencies, boards, and commissions in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Lissa Foster has more than 25 years experience in diverse roles related to the nonprofit sector.  She has worked at national, provincial and local levels leading fund development and event management teams, managing volunteers, supporting volunteer-led chapters of large organizations and in communications and media relations capacities.  This is rounded out with experience in a senior leadership role in corporate community relations.  Lissa has served as Board Chair of Pillar Nonprofit Network and now reports to a board in her current capacity as Executive Director of The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. She is passionate about excellence in non-profit governance. 

Generously Supported by the City of London:

Thank You to Our 2017 Professional Development Sponsors:



London Public Library - Central Branch - Stevenson & Hunt Rm
251 Dundas St.

London, ON, N6A 6H9

21-Nov-2017 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Contact Organizer

Susannah Gergich
519-433-7876 x 215
201 King Street, 2nd Floor
London N6A 1C9
519-433-7876

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