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Passion to Purpose: A Roadmap to Board Service

September 7 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm EDT

Passion to Purpose: A Roadmap to Board Service (September 7, 2023)

📢 Located in West Michigan? Get acquainted with the basics of board service in this virtual workshop, then join us in person at Nonprofit Board Connect on September 19 to connect with nonprofit organizations seeking board members!

Connecting passion and purpose through board service

Are you ready to make a deeper commitment to a nonprofit organization? Are you curious about where to start? Join the Johnson Center team for this free workshop in partnership with Volunteer Michigan to connect passion to purpose on the path toward board service!

This workshop will help you:

  • Determine what philanthropic mission is meaningful to you — or how to find it.
  • Identify functions of nonprofit boards and how to position yourself for board service.
  • Identify key questions for vetting and joining a board.

Price: Free

Who should attend this course?
This session is ideal for individuals seeking or new to board service and curious about where to start when serving with a nonprofit, board, or committee.

Please Note: This workshop will NOT be recorded.

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

Photo: Emily Brenner
Emily Brenner, M.P.A., is a program manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. In this role, she assists the learning services team in providing professional development opportunities for the philanthropic sector. Emily’s primary responsibility is management of The Grantmaking School, where she handles the course calendar, works with current instructors and onboards new ones, and develops private and custom course offerings for clients. Learn more about Emily.

Photo: Mandy Sharp Eizinger
Mandy Sharp Eizinger, M.S., is a program manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. In this role, she supports sector-wide learning and professional development programs. Mandy brings 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.


September 7
1:00 pm–2:30 pm EDT
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