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Nonprofit Board Basics: Certificate in Board Orientation (Virtual)

Nonprofit Board Basics: Certificate in Board Orientation (Virtual)

Wednesday, September 25, 2024 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)


Do you currently serve on a board, are considering joining the board of directors of a nonprofit organization, or are you a nonprofit CEO or executive director working with a board? Do you want to better ensure you are governing correctly?

In this workshop, we will walk you through the legal duties of board membership and discuss the primary responsibilities every board member and board should fulfill in order to lead today's nonprofit organization successfully. Workshop participants will gain insights to better evaluate the nonprofit governance of their organization and identify potential action items to take back to their board.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore what is legally expected of board members and the full board
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of an effective and engaged board member
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities between CEO/staff and board
  • Learn how to avoid common pitfalls
  • Learn tips to govern successfully

Cost: $60 members, $120 non-members

Instructor: Amie Dugan, MMBA

An accomplished, engaging, and versatile nonprofit leader and consultant, Amie Dugan has nearly 30 years of nonprofit experience, from the grassroots to international levels of the sector.

She serves as SVP, Organizational Development, Special Olympics North America, leading a team that fosters the operational and programmatic advancement and excellence of 85 Special Olympics Programs throughout the U.S., Canada, and Caribbean.

Some of her specialty areas include Board Governance training & consultation; Executive search, on-boarding, mentorship; organization capacity building; strategic planning; professional & leadership training & development; enterprise risk management; crisis communications; facilitation; curriculum development; business operations/continuity; brand, communications & marketing; fundraising.

A is a BoardSource certified consultant, member of the Board of Directors of WISE Greater Orlando, and member of the Greater Orlando Organizational Development Network.

She has worked for the Walt Disney World Company and the Juilliard School of Music, and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Rollins College, as well as a certificate in nonprofit management, and multiple advanced leadership certifications.


Registration Closes 9/18/2024 12:00 AM

Virtual Synchronous Learning Environment
Wednesday, September 25, 2024 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM) (EDT)
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