Board Governance Workshop
Getting Governance Right...Governance Matters
LEAD Brevard with support from the Boeing Company and the Community Foundation for Brevard presented Getting Governance Right… Governance Matters for board members and staff leaders serving nonprofit organizations in Brevard.
About the workshop: This full day workshop offered “best practices” current information about board governance; including roles and responsibilities of boards and how board and staff work together; effective board recruitment; the board’s role in fundraising; and board self-assessment and development. Examples of tools used for board development was provided. In addition, participants registered for this session participated in a board self-assessment survey; results of the survey were shared (in aggregate form) as part of the workshop as a featured tool for board development.
About the Presenter:
Cindy Cheatham - VP Consulting Services, Georgia Center for Nonprofits
Ms. Cheatham leads strategic consulting services for the Center, providing services directly to clients and oversight to contracted consulting services provided to nonprofits through foundation capacity building programs. Ms. Cheatham is a frequent speaker and program moderator as an expert on topics including governance, planning, social enterprise and entrepreneurship. She has developed, facilitated and led award-winning management development programs for entrepreneurs and non-profit leaders.
With support from
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) builds thriving communities by helping nonprofits succeed. Through a powerful mix of advocacy, solutions for nonprofit effectiveness, and insight building tools, GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia. www.gcn.org