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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. Jody has a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University, a Master’s Degree in Strategic Leadership from Black Hills State University and a Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource.

Registration includes lunch and Board Fundamentals Notebook
Members - 1st person from organization is $45.00; each additional board and/or staff member is $25.00 per person
Not-Yet-Members - 1st person from organization is $60.00; each additional board and/or staff member is $40.00 per person. 

The next of workshops will be in September and October of 2019. If you are interested in bringing this workshop to your community, please contact Jody Shields at 307-772-9050 or jshields@TheAlignTeam.org.

Past Workshops:
Casper - Nov 30, 2018
Laramie - Dec 3, 2018
Rock Springs - Dec 5, 2018
Gillette - January 30, 2019
Cheyenne - February 22, 2019

 (307) 772-9050

1401 Airport Parkway, Suite 300
Cheyenne, WY  82001

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