Board Leadership and Engagement: Fundamentals for Success - Virtual Training

Thursday, August 13, 10:00 AM - Thursday, August 13, 2020, 12:00 PM
Thursday, August 13, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fee: $45 for MCN members / $65 for nonmembers

In these unprecedented times, board leadership and engagement are more important than ever. To meet the urgent needs of this moment and beyond, nonprofits need boards and executives who are not only fulfilling their legal responsibility but are also demonstrating strong leadership. 

This workshop will help nonprofit board members and executives gain greater clarity and understanding of the requirements of and the leadership opportunities for nonprofit boards, what is involved an effective partnership between the board and the nonprofit chief executive, and ways to strengthen their board’s leadership and engagement. The BoardSource-approved curriculum is delivered only by BoardSource certified governance trainers, a select group of expert trainers that complete a rigorous application and certification process.

Learning Outcomes

  • Build a shared understanding and working knowledge of the requirements of and leadership opportunities for nonprofit boards
  • Understand how to build a stronger partnership between the chief executive and the board
  • Identify specific needs and action steps to strengthen your board
This workshop is done in partnership with the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Speaker Information

SherryHolzSherry Holtz is an experienced nonprofit board chair, nonprofit board member, consultant to nonprofit leaders, and multi-disciplined human resources leader. She is a BoardSource certified governance trainer, part of a select group that is proficient in board governance topics, advanced facilitation techniques, and the BoardSource training methodology. She holds a bachelor of arts in business administration and computer science from Concordia College in Moorhead, as well as a master of arts in industrial relations/human resources from the University of Minnesota. Sherry is founder and principal consultant of Mission Momentum LLC, a consulting firm specializing in nonprofit leadership effectiveness, strategy development and implementation, and organization design and alignment.

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