Board Principles and Practices - Park Rapids

Tuesday, September 08, 01:00 PM - Tuesday, September 08, 2020, 03:00 PM
Tuesday, September 08, 2020, 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Mahube-Otwa Community Action Partnership
120 Central Ave
Park RapidsMN
Fee: $30 members / $40 nonmembers

An effective board of directors is crucial to the smooth operation and success of a nonprofit. Additionally serving on a nonprofit board provides leadership experience for those looking to build their skills. This workshop will provide an introduction to board governance best practices, the legal and fiduciary responsibilities of board members, as well as explore effective strategies for recruiting potential board members.

This workshop is primarily geared toward those currently serving or considering serving on a nonprofit board of directors. The workshop also has content for those seeking to learn more about strengthening the nonprofit sector in Minnesota through effective board governance.


Learning Objectives

  • Receive practical tools for enhancing your nonprofit board of directors
  • Explore effective strategies for recruiting board members
  • Learn best practices for board governance

Event Details

Refreshments: Coffee, tea, and a light snack will be provided.
This same workshop will also be available on September 9 in Bemidji.

Speaker Information

ashley-charwood-bioAshley Charwood is the Northwest Minnesota regional coordinator at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits. Through this part-time position, Ashley provides local activities, initiatives, and connections to the resources MCN provides in the Northwest region of Minnesota.

Ashley received her B.S. in social work from Bemidji State University and has a minor in chemical dependency counseling and psychology. Ashley has held positions with nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania and in the Bemidji area. She is very passionate about the nonprofit sector.

Ashley is employed as an early childhood screening team member for the Bemidji School District and has been an active board member and governance committee chair with Bi-County Community Action Programs. Ashley is currently working on her master’s degree at the University of North Dakota, where she is a graduate teaching assistant.

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