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Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities

Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities

Tuesday, January 24 @ 5:30pm

Engage your board and align their work!

Engage your board and align their work with organizational values and vision.
A highly effective and engaged board has clarity around roles, responsibilities and aligns their work and performance with organizational values and vision.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

1. Define the responsibilities of board members

2. Describe the three modes of governance

3. Describe practices that build effective boards

4. Learn new tools that support good governance (e.g. consent agendas, board calendars)

Workshop Content:

Five key board responsibilities:

1. The role of oversight

2. Governance vs operations perspective

3. Board development, recruitment and training

4. Meeting management

5. Committee structure and board tools

Workshop Benefits:

You will walk away with:

1. Increased confidence to carry out your role as board member

2. Increased clarity on the roles of board members vs. the roles of staff and operational volunteers

3. A more engaged board and stronger alignment to the organizational mission and vision

4. Tools to increase the effectiveness of your board meetings

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Kylie Hutchinson

Kylie is an independent consultant to nonprofits and principal of Community Solutions Planning and Evaluation She specialises in strategic planning, program sustainability planning, and evaluation. Kylie has a strong background in training and facilitation and is well-known for her engaging workshops and webinars. Her passion is creating order from chaos. She also enjoys designing practical tools and resources for evaluators and not-for-profits including free tip sheets, a video on systems thinking and evaluation, a mobile learning course in evaluation for senior decision-makers, and an online evaluation glossary. She is the author of three books on program planning and evaluation: Survive and Thrive: Three Steps to Securing Your Program’s SustainabilityA Short Guide on Innovative Evaluation Reporting, and Evaluation Failures: 22 Tales of Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned.


Jan 24 2023


5:30 pm - 8:30 pm




Online Learning

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