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Tools for Effective Governance: Board Planning, Retreats, Meetings, & More
January 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
A nonprofit is only as strong as its internal leadership, which can include employees, volunteers, and board members. Governing a nonprofit organization is a big responsibility and not one that should be taken lightly; however, many individuals often serve on boards without having any training or orientation of what it means to be a board member—ultimately tasked with the responsibility of building an organization without an understanding of all the tools.
This webinar highlights the responsibilities of board members, shares an overview of different governance models for organizations at different lifecycles, how to host an effective board retreat, hold effective meetings, and assess the board’s performance.
Your Presenter: Dr. Colton Strawser
Colton C. Strawser, Ph.D. is the President of Colton Strawser Consulting, a nonprofit consulting firm empowering organizations to create change®. As a practitioner and academic, Dr. Strawser’s consulting work primarily focuses on organizational assessment, program evaluation, capacity building, and research. Most of his nonprofit experience involves working with foundations, education nonprofits, and social service agencies.
Dr. Strawser is a Certified Fund Raising Executive, AFP Master Trainer®, Certified Nonprofit Professional, and Certified Facilitator of the Core Capacity Assessment Tool®. He received his Ph.D. in Nonprofit & Philanthropic Leadership from the University of San Diego.
About Colton Strawser Consulting
Colton Strawser Consulting provides consulting services to nonprofits, foundations, and other mission-driven organizations. Having trained over 1,000 nonprofit executives, generated over $25 million in government grants, and conducted research and needs assessments on various social issues, Colton has helped us develop a process that is guaranteed to help your organization understand community needs, establish goals to address them, and achieve civic outcomes.