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Successful Executive Director-Board Relationship: How to Reduce Legal Risks & Fulfill Fiduciary Responsibilities and Achieve Your Mission
John Bradley and Lynn Ivey

Learn fundamentals of successful executive director-board relationships which contribute to achieving the nonprofit’s mission while reducing the risk for friction and possible legal exposure.

Price: $299.00
Successful Executive - Board

Nonprofit boards have the ultimate responsibility for their organization’s mission, including legal and fiduciary responsibilities. From their very first day on the job, the relationship between nonprofit executive directors and their boards is critically important. Understanding roles, responsibilities and accountabilities is crucial for every executive director, as is establishing and maintaining a strong and effective partnership. Not getting it right can not only undermine your mission, but can also result in legal risk and possible liability. Please join John Bradley, attorney-at-law, and Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant, as they explain the fundamentals of successful executive director-board relationships which contribute to achieving the nonprofit’s mission while reducing the risk for friction and possible legal exposure.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

Just a sampling of the many practical tips you’ll take away:

  • The legal, ethical and practical reasons why an active and engaged board of directors is crucial
  • Roles, responsibilities and duties of nonprofit board members
  • The “3 Hats” worn by board members during their term of service
  • Factors to consider for right-sizing and structuring effective boards
  • Strategies for recruiting the board members needed to fulfill the mission
  • Methods to equip board members for success and build shared knowledge and cohesiveness
  • Developing strong Executive Director – Board partnerships based on a shared vision
  • Key considerations for Executive Directors for working with their boards
  • Aligning the work of the Executive Director and Board to increase efficiency and reduce conflict
  • Success tips for new Executive Directors
  • AND MUCH MORE!
Price: $299.00

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PRESENTERS

John Bradley
Lynn Ivey

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Access your training anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone.
  • Engaging and up-to-date training to support your career and your organization.
  • Handouts you can distribute to your board and staff.