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Introduction to Board Service

December 1 @ 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.

Led by Tamela Spicer, this training aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

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

Who should attend:
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.

Individual Price: $125
Group Price (2 or more): $100 per person
Current GVSU students/staff/faculty: $25

Format: Virtual
Register by: November 30

Please Note: Due to the interactive nature of this session, it will not be recorded.

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

Photo: Tamela Spicer
Tamela Spicer, M.A., is a senior program manager at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy. As a member of our learning services team, she guides sector leaders and organizations in discovering how they can work within their own ecosystems to create community change grounded in justice and belonging. Learn more about Tamela.


December 1
1:00 pm–5:00 pm EST
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