Capacity Building Event

Non-Profit Boards: Leading with Strength

Executive Director/Board Workshop

Presented by: Hannah Grimes Center

Non-Profit Boards -- Leading with Strength

This dynamic, half-day workshop is designed for non-profit Executive Directors and CEOs to come with their board members, especially their board chairs. The workshop will empower board and staff members to create joint strategies to improve their leadership team's functioning. Topics include dynamics of the CEO/Board Chair team, planning for CEO or Board leader transitions, carrying out strategic and business planning, tips for recruiting, engaging and retaining good board members and peer discussions about how to cultivate strong leaders in volunteer and board positions. Expert panelists and presenters come from non-profit organizations, consulting organizations and the community, bringing a wealth of experience and strategies for successful leadership of non-profit organizations.

Panel Presentation: Board/Executive Director Team

  • Panelists include Executive Director/Board Teams from MOCO Arts, the Colonial Performing Arts Center in Keene and the Monadnock United Way

Presentation: Succession-planning for board leadership and for the Executive Director

  • Presenter: Dan Smith, CEO, Keene YMCA

Presentation: Strategic & Business Plans: How do they differ and why do you really need both?

  • Presenter: Lynn Post, Director, Empower Success Corps, Northern New England

Presentation: Engaging board members: recruitment, education and orientation, retention and long-term engagement strategies

  • Presenter: Maryann LaCroix Lindberg, CFRE, President, Philanthropy Resource Group

Facilitated Peer Group Discussion: Cultivating leadership in board and volunteer positions

  • Round-table Facilitator: Wink Faulkner, Professional Coach, AdviCoach NH
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:30pm
Location: Hannah Grimes Center for Entrepreneurship

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