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Webinar: Certificate in Board Orientation: An Introduction to Nonprofit Board Service
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This webinar will present you with the questions every potential board member should ask before joining a nonprofit board of directors. It will give you an overview of nonprofit board governance including the roles and responsibilities of board members.

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
10:00 am to 11:15 am
Where: Online Program

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Do you currently serve on a board or are you considering joining the board of directors of a nonprofit organization? Do you want to guarantee that you are governing correctly?

This webinar will walk you through the three legal duties of board membership. It explains the ten responsibilities every board member should fulfill in order to lead today's nonprofit organization to success.

You will learn:

  • What is legally expected of board members
  • What your board responsibilities need to be an effective board member
  • How to avoid common pitfalls that happen when board members are unaware of how to govern or neglect to live up to their responsibilities
By completing this webinar, you will earn a Certificate in Board Orientation. You will be allowed to note this accomplishment on your portrait in the Central Florida Foundation's Nonprofit Search. For more information about Nonprofit Search, click here

Tuition: $39 Includes: PowerPoint Presentation, Supplemental Resources and Certificate

Instructor: Emily Furlong, Senior Program Manager, Philanthropy Center

Emily Furlong is the senior program manager at the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center where she is responsible for continuing education for nonprofit organizations. Her teaching credentials include volunteer management, fundraising and development, and board governance. She has been a founding member of two nonprofits, Seminole Heart and Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County, and served as executive director and Chairman of the Board of Seminole Heart. She is also the past Chairperson of the United Arts of Central Florida’s Standard and Allocation Committee. Previous to these positions she was the volunteer manager at Meals on Wheels and Harbor House. Emily is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.

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