We invite nonprofit executive directors and board chairs as well as nonprofit professionals and board members to join us as we host Karin McCan who will be speaking on: Partnerships that Work: Nonprofit Executives & Boards Moving Forward – Together on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 8-9:30 a.m. at The Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa.
Are you considering joining a board of directors? Are you on a board and unsure what exactly it is you should be doing? Have you just stepped into the board chair role and are unclear about your role? Are you an executive director struggling to find the right board members for your organization? If yes, this session is for you! Join us to learn:
About strategies to recruit and retain the right board members
How to structure an effective board orientation and board meeting
The six key roles and responsibilities of board members
The difference between governance and management
How board chairs and executive directors can effectively work together
Kari McCann Boutell has served as the President of the Iowa Council of Foundations since 2015. In this role, Kari works directly with the ICoF board of directors and oversees organizational activities including strategic planning, program development and management, membership recruitment and retention, as well as education and outreach for the purpose of supporting philanthropy in Iowa.
Kari started her career in philanthropy in eighth-grade as a youth grantmaker. She earned her B.A. in Nonprofit Management from the University of Northern Iowa in 2011 and completed her M.A. in Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in May 2013. Kari lives in Dubuque, Iowa with her husband, Jeramy.
Please RSVP by August 1st. Free to CVNA members; $25 non-members.
- 0808.August.TuesdayGreater Cedar Valley Alliance360 Westfield Ave., Suite 200 Waterloo, Iowa 50702August CVNA Marketing meet-up: Media RelationsYour non-profit has a story to share and you want it publicized. What’s the best way to pitch your story to the media? Is your story in fact, a story? Who should you contact?Nancy Newhoff, Editor, WCF Courier will answer these questions and more about communicating with the media.Tuesday, August 8th at noonGreater Cedar Valley Alliance360 Westfield Ave., Suite 200Waterloo, IA 50701Please email Holly firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Free to CVNA members; $25 for non-members. Feel free to bring your lunch to enjoy while presentation is going on.