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NEW SESSION! Nonprofit Board Basics: Certificate in Board Member Orientation
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When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Rollins College, Bush Executive Center
Suntrust Parking Garage
150 East Lyman Avenue
Winter Park, Florida  32789
United States

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Due to popular demand, we have added a second session of Nonprofit Board Basics: Certificate in Board Orientation on August 21!

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?

In this workshop, we will walk you through the legal duties of board membership and discuss the ten responsibilities every board member should fulfill in order to lead today's nonprofit organization to success.

Workshop participants will undertake an exercise evaluating nonprofit governance of their nonprofit organization that target areas for growth and identifying action items to take back to their board.

You will learn:

  • What is legally expected of board members
  • What your board roles and responsibilities are to be an effective board member
  • Roles between CEO/staff and board members
  • How to avoid common pitfalls
  • Tips to govern successfully

Cost: $50 member, $100 nonmembers

20% discount with 3 or more board members/staff attending from the same organization

Instructor: Jim Moody, Program Manager, Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership

Jim Moody is the newest member of the Edyth Bush Institute staff, serving as a Program Manager responsible for custom training and education.  This includes working with new and existing clients to coordinate specialized instruction in the nonprofit specialty areas of board governance, fundraising, leadership, volunteer management and more.

Jim has 10 years of senior level management experience in nonprofit management, both in Florida and New York.  His professional areas of expertise include operations, board development, fundraising, and leading turnaround / start-up organizations.  Jim graduated from Northeastern Seminary with a Master’s Degree in Theology.  He also has two Bachelor of Science Degrees; in Administrative Management and Community Leadership & Development.  He is also a graduate of Cornell University’s Leadership Institute for Non-Profit Executives.      

Jim served for 6 years on a public school Board of Education and with the New York Department of Education, State Rehabilitation Council.  When not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his family and church, reading, and watching baseball.

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