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Building a High Performing Board

Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Building a High Performing Board

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Building a High Performing Board

Does your board have a hard time seeing the forest for the trees? Do you feel like you’re discussing committee-level work rather than governance-level work in the board room? Are you interested in helping your nonprofit board improve? “Building a High Performing Board” will help you to create clear expectations for board members, to make sure that board members enjoy their service and find it rewarding, and ensure that time spent together in the board room is time well spent.

You will learn:

  • How to use tools like job descriptions, a board matrix, and a board orientation process to ensure that you select, recruit, train, and retain high-impact board members,
  • How boards should best utilize their time at board meetings,
  • How to prevent boards from losing direction.

Both board members and executive directors will find this workshop useful. 

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Terry Horton is the senior program advisor to Philanthropic and Nonprofit Services at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at GVSU.

Terry is experienced in strategic planning, nonprofit management, program design and implementation, board development and training, and annual and planned giving. 

·         In the case that you are unable to attend a workshop or course after registering, please call Sherry at 616-331-9023 or email in advance of the event to be refunded or credited for another event.

Have questions about Building a High Performing Board? Contact Johnson Center for Philanthropy

When & Where

Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Avenue SW
2nd Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Established in 1992, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is an academic center within the College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University.

Like many academic centers, we offer original research and expertise on the latest theories in our field. Yet when we talk about “doing good,” we mean more than theory. The Johnson Center puts research to work, with and for professionals across the country.

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