Board Governance for Effective Leadership on March 14, 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation will hold its Nonprofit Board Governance workshop in Clay County. This powerful one-day program is taught by Chuck V. Loring, CFRE, a nationally recognized expert in board development. Loring is the senior partner of the fundraising and governance consulting services firm of Loring, Sternberg, & Associates and Senior Governance Associate for BoardSource. He has worked with hundreds of local and regional nonprofits across the country, and in Florida he has conducted trainings or facilitated programs for The Children’s Home Society of Florida, Broward County Community Foundation, Hillsborough County Bar Association, The ARC of Jacksonville, Valencia Community College, PACE Center for Girls, the YMCA of Central Florida, Easter Seals Florida, and the Collier County Community Foundation to name a few. Loring holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) and an MBA from the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California.

This workshop will cover several aspects of board membership and fundraising, including responsibilities every board member should fulfill to lead a nonprofit organization to success.  Participants will undertake an exercise to evaluate nonprofit governance of their nonprofit organization that target areas for growth, plus identify action items for a board to consider.  Legal and ethical duties of board members will also be discussed.  Participants will explore real life ethical dilemmas faced by boards of directors.

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate what is legally expected of board members
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member
  • Differentiate the role of the chief executive officer/staff versus board members
  • Recognize required government filings of nonprofit organizations
  • Understand the need for and compliance of conflict of interest policies
  • Evaluate and offer a solution for ethical dilemmas faced by nonprofit boards of directors
  • Utilize tools and tips learned to enhance the board’s role in fundraising

The workshop is underwritten by the Paul & Klare Reinhold Foundation and will be offered to all nonprofits serving Clay County residents. Organizations participating in the Reinhold Foundation’s 2017 Nonprofit Team Leadership Development Program (Track A) will be given priority registration. Following priority registration, an open registration period will be provided for additional nonprofit organizations to register. There is no cost to attend but seating is limited and will be provided on a first-come first-served basis during the registration process. Registration is required: Open registration (for those organizations not participating in Track A) will begin on February 1, 2017. Eligible attendees are 501(c)3 organizations serving residents of Clay County. For questions, call Amy Parker at 904-269-5857 ext. 404.

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