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Board Fundamentals: Critical Role of the Board Chair
May 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm$99 – $119
Strong Leadership is about more than running efficient meetings.
Learn key strategies to engage your board in achieving its organizational mission by:
- EGaining a better understanding of the board chair's role;
- EExploring how to move your board towards a governance model; and
- EGenerating ideas for a Board Chair leadership action plan.
Board Chairs and incoming board chairs of not-for-profit organizations
Participants will learn context and gain skills to lead the board of directors in four core areas:
- EDeveloping the board itself
- EDeveloping the Executive Director
- EDeveloping the organization’s capacity for relevant conversations
- EDeveloping strong external relationships
By the end of this session you will be able to:
- EApply strategies for maintaining role clarity between the executive director and board members
- EIdentify the right questions and conversations for your board to effectively govern your organization
Nancy More has over 30 years experience in business management and leadership. She has a passion for developing authentic and inspirational leaders and high performance teams. Her work with Labatt, InBev, and Diageo have allowed her to do this globally and indulge in her other interest of cross-cultural working.
Nancy More has focused most of her career on supply and general management in the global brewing industry. During her career, Nancy worked in progressively more senior management positions across Canada for Labatt Brewing Company before moving into the global business with the parent company Interbrew SA. She was also the first female to be appointed as a Head Brewmaster in North America.
In 2001 Nancy relocated to Russia, working with SunInterbrew developing the technical operations in Eastern Europe before transferring to the position of Director, Global Brewing Product and Process Development for Inbev.
Her interest in international business development led her to accept the role of Supply Director, International Beer Supply for Diageo headquartered in London, UK. In this new position Nancy was responsible for Guinness supply operations in Africa, Seychelles, and Jamaica, and global licensed Guinness production, as well as sitting on the Diageo Africa Executive Committee and the Diageo Global Supply Leadership Team. She was a Steering Committee member for the Diageo Water for Life program which provided access to potable water for 1 million African citizens annually.
Nancy’s business experience in developing countries has encouraged a passion in the challenges of creating sustainable change through leadership particularly in cross-cultural circumstances.