March 27, 2018 Board Governance Day

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018 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 in Washington, DC. 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.

Loring will actively engage participants to recognize many aspects of board membership, including responsibilities every board member should fulfill to lead a nonprofit organization to success. Participants will undertake an exercise to evaluate their own nonprofit governance that targets areas for growth, plus identify action items for the board to consider. Discussion will also include legal and ethical duties of board members. Participants will explore real life ethical dilemmas faced by boards of directors.

Participants will receive these session objectives:

  • A review of current data affecting the nonprofit community;
  • Articulate what is legally expected of board members;
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of an effective board member;
  • Recognize the board/staff partnership;
  • Understand the need for and compliance of conflict of interest policies;
  • Evaluate and offer solutions for ethical dilemmas faced by nonprofit boards of

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 2018 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, 2018. 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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