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Call: What You Need To Know To Serve On A Board

Call: What You Need To Know To Serve On A Board

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Date(s) - 01/21/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Call: What You Need to Know to Serve on a Nonprofit Board

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM
Free conference call via Washington Nonprofits

You joined a board to make a difference. You care about its mission, you have skills to offer, and you want to make the most of your time. Now all you need is a clear sense of what the job is and how you can best fulfill it. If you are looking to be an effective board member, this call is for you.

Washington Nonprofits and the Office of the Secretary of State are partnering to bring this low-tech training to your phone so that anyone anywhere in the state can learn how to be an effective board member ready to deliver on your organization’s mission. Led by nonprofit expert Jim Shapiro, you will gain a deeper understand for the five elements of effective board service:

Connecting your mission to a larger cause

  • Legal and fiduciary responsibilities
  • How to build a great board
  • Sustain a great board
  • Engage your board in fundraising.
  • You will learn about a larger set of free resources ready to be brought into the life of your organization.
  • You will have a chance to ask questions prior and during the conversation.

This is a conference call, no computer required.

FREE with the support of the Office of the Secretary of State

Who Should Attend

New board members or those currently serving on the boards of small to mid-size organizations who have not attended a board training before.

About the Presenter

Jim Shapiro

Jim Shapiro, The Better Fundraising Co.
Jim Shapiro has spent 20 years serving and working in the nonprofit sector. He is co-founder of The Better Fundraising Co., former founder of The EDGE Group and in his first decade of work was the Vice President of Development at CRISTA Ministries. Jim is a seasoned and experienced development professional, and has led successful capital campaigns, events, and development efforts for a large number of organizations. He has consulted with charities, community groups, churches, and schools throughout the Pacific Northwest on topics of leadership, board governance, and management.

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