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These regional in-person workshops are for new and experienced nonprofit board members, individuals interested in serving on a board and staff in leadership roles. Topics include:

  • The legal structure of nonprofits and Wyoming’s nonprofit sector
  • Different “hats” of a board member – Governance versus Volunteer
  • Board Responsibilities:
    • Lead Strategically
    • Ensure Adequate Financial Resources and Protect Assets
    • Select, Support and Evaluate CEO/Executive Director
    • Ensure Compliance with Legal and Ethical Obligations
    • Serve as an Advocate and Ambassador
    • Ensure the Board Operates Effectively and Efficiently


Presenter: Jody Shields, Executive Director for the Wyoming Nonprofit Network, and Vice President for Align. Jody has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit field in a variety of capacities, including consultant, trainer, board member, executive director and in other staff positions. A true believer in continuing education, Jody will obtain a Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource in November 2018.


Registration rates vary by location depending on whether we have a lunch sponsor. 


Casper - Nov 30, 11am to 2pm 

Flyer and Registration


Laramie - Dec 3, 11am to 2pm 

Flyer and Registration


Rock Springs - Dec 5, 11am to 2pm 

Flyer and Registration


Cheyenne - Date TBA


Gillette - Date TBA (January of February 2019)


Wyoming Association of Nonprofit Organizations
d/b/a Wyoming Nonprofit Network
1401 Airport Parkway, Suite 300, Cheyenne, WY 82001

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