This Signature DANA Training will highlight the important aspects of board governance universal to small and large nonprofits alike, as well as nationally accepted best practices.
Topics will include:
- Six areas of Board responsibility and best practices
- Setting Vision and Planning
- Oversight and accountability
- Roles and responsibilities of board members and CEOs
- Performance & Evaluation
- Questions to prompt transformational thinking at board meetings
This program is specifically designed to help develop the governance function of nonprofit Boards of Directors, and thereby the long-term community impact of the nonprofit organizations themselves. A trained governance consultant who will take the organization through hands-on learning based on nationally accepted best practices. Executive Directors, Chairs, and Board Members are encouraged to register.
Instructor: Sheila Bravo
Sheila Bravo joined the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, or DANA, as President and CEO in September last year. She previously served as Executive Director of the Rehoboth Art League. Prior to that, she provided board training, strategic planning, new product development and marketing consulting to small businesses and nonprofits. She began her career in advertising, then in leadership positions for global consumer brands. Throughout her time, she was an active volunteer, and valued the passion and purpose of the many nonprofits in which she worked. Her interests led her to pursue a doctorate in organizational leadership, specializing in non-profit governance. Her dissertation on factors that influence nonprofit board member engagement was the first of its kind to study this subject with Delaware nonprofits Boards.
Bravo has a PhD in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a BS in Business and Languages from Millersville University.
DANA Members$50. Not a member yet? $100
Contact DANA for a $5.00 discount per attendee if registering 3 or more attendees from your organization. (Members only).
NOTE: In order to have a meaningful experience, a minimum of 3 attendees must be registered for the event to proceed.