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Nonprofit Board Essentials: Basic Roles & Responsibilities of Board Service

  • Momentum Nonprofit Partners 630 S Cooper Street Memphis United States (map)

A strong board is the foundation of a strong nonprofit organization and yet many board members are unclear about how they can and should help support the organization’s mission. Nonprofit Board Essentials provides a comprehensive introduction to the roles and responsibilities of board members, as well as a strong understanding of board governance and the skills to lead an organization to success.

By the end of the session, participants will:

1) Learn what it means to be a nonprofit board member and define your individual commitment

2) Gain a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of nonprofit boards

3) Understand the legal obligations of nonprofit board members

4) Understand the distinction between governance and management support; understand the board’s roles and responsibilities in each area

This event is a good fit for:

Prospective and new board members, executive directors, and anyone wanting to learn more about nonprofit board service and expand their capacity to govern effectively.

This session is being facilitated by: Carol Gaudino, Director of Network Engagement & Leadership, Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Carol Gaudino, Director of Network Engagement & Leadership at Momentum Nonprofit Partners, has extensive experience in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors – managing programs, people, and projects. She understands the power of relationships and enjoys connecting people, ideas, and strategy. Her diverse skills set and experience are a great combo when it comes providing valued counsel, guidance and support to nonprofits who want to govern well. She also holds a Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting from BoardSource. She has served in a variety of community leadership roles including co-chair of the Memphis Grantmaker’s Forum, Volunteer Tennessee board, Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) National Advisory board for HandsOn Network, Allocations Team for United Way of the Mid-South, and an AmeriCorps VISTA Grant Reviewer for Volunteer Tennessee.

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