Board Governance 201

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Date(s) - March 6, 2024 - April 3, 2024
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Fee: $95 (see registration instructions)
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Common Good Vermont is delighted to announce Montana Nonprofit Association’s virtual event. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Legal responsibilities, strategic vision, financial stewardship…Board Members have a lot on their plates. Whether you are a seasoned board member or a new recruit, this workshop will cover all you need to know to become an excellent board member. Join us for this webinar series to make the most of your board term.

Participants in this workshop will leave with:

  • An understanding of board legal responsibilities, duties, and roles
  • Tools to govern better as a body, including best practices in board structure, recruitment, relationships, and running meetings
  • Opportunity to reflect on current board structure and dynamics, with identified areas to improve
  • Access to a resource library with sample policies, templates, and further reading to aid in strengthening your board

Course Schedule:

  • March 6 | Board Basics + Responsibilities
  • March 13 | Board Structure + Meetings Part 1
  • March 20 | Board Structure + Meetings Part 2
  • March 27 | Board Culture + Board/Staff Dynamics
  • April 3 | Recruiting + Onboarding Board Members

Registration Instruction: As members of Common Good Vermont, you are eligible for member pricing at MNA’s events for yourself and your whole organization. Simply select the member rate when registering and be sure to provide your state when asked for registration to verify. No code needed!

About the Presenter: Shelby Rogala

Shelby Rogala has been with Montana Nonprofit Association working to develop, deliver, and organize training and resources for five years. She is passionate about connecting community and nonprofit leaders to resources, people, and training that can help make their work easier, more effective, and even a little more joyful. Shelby brings experience in community organizing, curriculum and program design, grant-writing, and adult education. With deep roots in the ski and outdoor recreation industries, she currently serves on the National Board for Ski and Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) and has chaired their CEO search committee and equity task force, along with service on other regional and community boards. She hails from Darby, Montana and attended Montana State University. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Adult Education from Colorado State University.