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Leatherstocking AEA Program October 20 - Oneonta

New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

Leatherstocking AEA Program October 20 - Oneonta

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ED and the Board Working Together

Special Panel and Break Out Discussion

The panel will feature 5 nonprofits, represented by their Executive Director and Board President. The following are confirmed participants:

  • Opportunities for Otsego: Dan Maskin, ED and Dr. Alan Donovan, Board President
  • Chenango Health Network: Tina Utley Edwards, ED and Debra Marcus, Board President
  • Roxbury Arts Group: Susan Kenny, ED and Michael Mathis, Board President
  • Cooperstown Art Association: Janet Erway, ED and Cheryl Wright, Board President
  • MARK Project: Peg Ellsworth, ED and Brian Mulder, Board President
The program will focus on the relationship between the Executive Director and their board of directors, including the role of the ED and how he or she supports and works with the board. The panel will first discuss some general questions, and then break out into smaller groups by organizational budget to discuss questions from participants. The Leatherstocking AEA encourages area Executive Directors to attend with a board officer or member. 
Have you ever asked any of these questions of your nonprofit ED or board?

o   What is EDs responsibility for board development?

o   What is/how do you define the relationship between the board and ED?

o   How do you keep reinforcing mission and focus of board?

o   How do you (and who) set board expectations, get commitment, and monitor/facilitate them?

o   How do you communicate and convey obligations and other related info to the board and make them understand?

o   How do you clarify and emphasize the importance of conflict of interests and priority issues for the board?

o   How much involvement should board members have in daily activities?

Date: Wed, October 20th


10:00am to 12:00pm- Program

Cost: Free

Location: A.O. Fox Hospital's Levine Conference Center

               1 Norton Avenue, Oneonta, New York


Directions to Room after you arrive at AO Fox:  

It is easiest to enter the hospital’s main lobby. The entrance is on Fourth Street and has a blue canopy.

Walk to the back of the lobby and take the hallway on the left.

At the end of this hallway turn right (there will be elevators to the left and an entrance to the cafeteria on the right)

Just passed the elevators there is a tunnel on the left. Go through the tunnel.

At the end of the tunnel follow the hallway to the right until they make it to the Levine room.

The Levine room will be on the left, there is a sign on the ceiling.

Have questions about Leatherstocking AEA Program October 20 - Oneonta? Contact New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)

When & Where

To Be Announced

Utica New York, 13501

Wednesday, October 20, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. (NYCON)

Founded in 1927, NYCON is a 501(C)(3) membership-based, mission-driven, statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations. With over 3,000 members, we work to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life through responsive, cost-effective service. Our mission-based activities are enhanced by three subsidiary corporations: Governance Matters, Inc., Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc., and Council Services Plus.

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