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Essentials Training - Board Governance Series: Know Your Role

Three different sessions offered (see breakouts when registering). Pick as many sessions as you would like to attend. All sessions are 9:30am to Noon.

April 1, 2015 – The Fundamentals of Board Service
A foundational session for those who are new to board service or just never had any training on the basics.
Presenter: Judy Sharken Simon, Strategic Services Consultant

April 15, 2015 – How to Stay Out of Hot Water
Focus on the legal responsibilities of board members, where organizations tend to get in trouble and how, with good board practices, they can minimize their legal risks.
Presenter: Phil Duran Esq., MAP Staff Attorney

April 29, 2015 – Governance As Leadership
Based on a book by the same name, this session educates board members on understanding the board’s job from three realms: fiduciary, strategic and generative and help boards develop strategies that move them toward more generative and strategic board conversations.
Presenter: Judy Sharken Simon, Strategic Services Consultant

If anyone is interested in an individual half hour session with the presenter, please let Holly know at 218-737-6515 or email The time slots available would be 12:30 p.m., 1:15 p.m., or 2 p.m. but you must contact Holly to reserve your spot.

Fee to attend is $25 per person, per session. If 3 or more individuals register from the same agency, the total cost will be $60, per date/session. Please register each person individually.
Target Audience:

Nonprofits - Boards are encouraged to attend

Start Date: 4/1/2015
End Date: 4/29/2015
Time: 9:30am to Noon
Location: West Central Initiative, 1000 Western Ave., Fergus Falls
Administrative CEU's: No
Clock Hours: No
Post Secondary Credit Offered: No
Registration Deadline: 4/29/2015
Fees: 3 or more Per Session-  $60.00
Member of a Group Attending-  $0.00
Person Per Session-  $25.00