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Introduction to Board Service

February 8 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm EST

Introduction to Board Service

Foundational learning to help you serve effectively on a board

Board service can be an immensely satisfying undertaking. While passion and commitment often lead people to serve on nonprofit boards, having the technical skills to be effective is critical to helping an organization succeed.

Following this four-hour session, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the core functions, legal and other responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors.
  • Understand governance structures and how to apply them.
  • Identify common challenges and related strategies facing nonprofit boards.

Individual Price: $199
Group Rate (4+ persons from the same organization): $159 per person
Current GVSU students/staff/faculty: $25

Instructor: Mandy Sharp Eizinger
Format: Virtual
Register by: February 7

Who should attend this course?
This workshop is designed for people interested in board service or those looking to strengthen and refresh their knowledge and skills, as well as to help executive directors more effectively work with their boards.

Please Note: This workshop will NOT be recorded or made available to registrants after the live session.

Questions about this event or about your registration?
Call 616-331-7585 or email jcp@gvsu.edu.

Photo: Mandy Sharp Eizinger
Mandy Sharp Eizinger, M.S., is a program manager at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University. Mandy brings to her role training in Gallup Strengths Coaching and a people-centered approach to developing individuals and programs to make meaningful and measurable impact. Learn more about Mandy.


February 8
1:00 pm–5:00 pm EST
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