Board Fundamentals: Critical Role of the Board Chair

Strong Leadership is about more than running efficient meetings.

Workshop Description

Learn key strategies to engage your board in fulfilling its role by gaining a better understanding of the board chair’s role.​ This workshop will invite you to explore how to move your board towards a governance model and generate ideas for a board chair leadership action plan.​

Suggested Participants:

Board Chairs and incoming board chairs of non-profit organizations.​

Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Describe your responsibilities as the Board Chair.
  • Clarify the distinct role and responsibilities of the board and key staff and/or volunteers (e.g., ED/CEO, or other most senior staff/volunteer position).
  • Identify the right questions and conversations for your board to effectively govern your organization.
  • Apply meeting tools to structure productive board conversations​.

Workshop Benefits:

  • An inclusive space to meet with other Board Chairs and exchange experiences​.
  • Confidence to try some new approaches in future board meetings​.
  • Emphasis on the importance of strategic and generative conversations​.

Find more information

To see if this workshop is currently scheduled, visit our upcoming events calendar. To apply for a bursary for this workshop complete the Bursary Application Form.

For more information, please email info@thevantagepoint.ca

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