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11/30/11 Workshop: Small Boards - Putting the "FUN" in Dysfunctional

Houston Arts Alliance

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Management Assistance & Organizational Development Enterprise (MODE)


Small Non-Profit Boards:  Putting the "FUN" in Dysfunctional

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

4:00 P.M. Registration |  4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. Workshop

1st Floor Alliance Gallery

Houston Arts Alliance  |  3201 Allen Parkway  |  77019



Registration Fee: $25



About the workshop:


Why is it that some small non-profit boards tend to get mired down in crises and create a feeling of  dysfunction? Are these familiar issues for you: lack of fundraising experience or the desire to do so; resistance to change; focusing on the "little" picture and forgetting the big one; or micromanaging staff? Your board members may have the best of intentions, buy you must help them put "FUN" into the board's "Dysfunction". They need guidance in making their volunteer experience even better for themselves and for the organization. This interactive session will allow participants to share their own experiences, hear case studies, and practice various learning tools in creating a positive experience of change for boards in search for that "FUN" or "First-Class Understanding of Non-profits". This session is an excellent experience for executive directors, development professionals, and volunteer board members of small non-profits facing volunteer leadership challenges.



About the Presenter: 


Sean D. Hammerle, CFRE is the Founder and President of PLAID Consulting, LLC a Houston-based firm focused on philanthropic leadership and institutional development. With over 20 years' experience in non-profit fundraising, Sean has raised over $50 million for organizations of all sizes and missions throughout his career. Sean believes that small and medium sized organizations are the grassroots foundation of the non-profit community, and through PLAID Consulting, focuses on the advancement of their essential needs. Sean brings a unique perspective to the table with his experience as both staff and volunteer. In his professional role, Sean has served as the development officer for several social service and arts charities, and has served on numerous non-profit boards, on which he has served as President/Chair of many. He is currently the Board Chair-Elect for Leadership Houston. He has founded two non-profit organizations and was named one of the 2010 Five Outstanding Young Texans. Sean is a certified Master Trainer and Subject Matter Expert for CFRE International. Sean serves as the President of the Greater Houston Chapter of AFP, as well as the District H Director for the AFP International Association Board.




Registration Policy:

Mailed checks must be postmarked by Wednesday, November 23, 2011.  All checks should be made payable to Houston Arts Alliance.


For more information regarding the workshop, please contact:

Jerome Vielman

Program & Services Manager

Houston Arts Alliance

3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 250| Houston|TX|77019

Dir:713.527.9330  x.122  |  Fax:713.620.5120  |  Email:jerome@haatx.com





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3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 250
Houston, 77019-1800


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