Board volunteering series: How do boards work in practice?
This session is free and open to the public. Anyone in Ottawa interested in the topic is welcome to join. Click here to register.
A lot of the work done by non-profit boards will happen in board and committee meetings. This session in our series on Board Volunteering will focus on the practical aspects of a board’s work, especially when it comes to meetings, committees, and decision-making.
Who should attend?
- Individuals interested in volunteering as directors.
- Current directors serving on non-profit and charitable boards.
How to attend?
This workshop will be hosted live online over the Zoom platform.
What you will need
Learners should join this session from a Zoom-capable device and be able to participate through voice or chat. The link will be sent to all registrants in advance. If you haven’t received the link, please contact: [email protected]
Learners participating in this session will:
- Be introduced to the various types of meetings that make up a board’s work.
- Gain practical insights into how to be more effective during meetings.
- Become familiar with the purpose and role of committees in boards of directors.
- Acquire foundational knowledge of decision-making processes and the role of committees and board meetings in those processes.
About your facilitator
Alex Keenan is a public-speaking and communications consultant and facilitator. With a background in communications and the law, Alex volunteers extensively as director of several non-profits and charities, including the Canadian Environmental Network and the Canadian Institute of Mass Communications.
Learn more about what to expect after registrations and cancellations here.
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