First Posted: 7/16/2012 11:19:53 AM | Last Updated: 7/16/2012 11:20:19 AM
LAFAYETTE – The second session in a continuing education series designed to improve the effectiveness of not-for-profit organizations is scheduled for Tuesday July 17 at 3:30 p.m. at Ivy Tech Corporate Learning Center, 823 Park East Blvd.
Led by Bryan Orander of Charitable Advisors, the “Board & Executive Evaluation & Transition” session will help Board members and executive directors understand their roles and potential roles and the importance of evaluating the board and executive director, and will present various methods of evaluation.
Transition will be also be discussed: how to plan for board turnover, succession planning for chair positions, and succession planning for the executive director.
The registration fee is $20 per individual session. To register, go to http://www.uwlafayette.org/INRN_online_Registration.html
Now in its fifth year, this 10-session series is sponsored by NCHS, INRN, United Way of Greater Lafayette, Ivy Tech Corporate Learning Center, and The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette. Leading regional and national instructors, with expertise in topics relating to board governance and leadership, present information essential to guiding and sustaining Not-For-Profit organizations.
Networking and refreshments are a part of each session. The purpose of the Douglas W. Eberle Not-For-Profit Board Governance Series is to strengthen and sustain not-for-profit Boards of Directors by building knowledge about responsible oversight and governance as well as effective responses to policy and management issues faced by today’s Not-For-Profit volunteer leaders. The continuing education series is designed for Board volunteers and Executive Directors.
There will be four more sessions of the 2012 Series:
Aug. 21, 3:30-6 p.m. -- Legal and Ethical Integrity for Not-For-Profits, Phil Purcell, Ball State Foundation.
Sept. 18, 3:30-6 p.m. -- Fraud, Finance, & Freaking Out, Miriam Robeson, Attorney at Law.
Oct. 16, 3:30-6 p.m. -- Enhancing an Organization’s Public Image, Jason Gloye and Cindy Dashnaw, Bohlsen Group.
Nov. 20, 3:30-6 p.m. -- Recruiting, Orienting and Maintaining Exceptional Board Members, Dave Sternberg, BoardSource.
The Community Foundation of Greater Lafayette, established in 1970, serves the Tippecanoe County area. Its mission is to inspire, nurture, and practice philanthropy, stewardship, and leadership in the communities served. More than 145 charitable funds totaling $33.5 million in assets make up The Community Foundation. During its history over $13.8 million has been granted to not-for-profit organizations, primarily in Greater Lafayette. In 2011, not-for-profit organizations and individuals received grants and scholarships totaling over $959,915. Over half of the grant awards to not-for-profit organizations were for much-needed operating expenses, but many grants were for those one-time capital expenses that nonprofits struggle to fund and desperately need. An Annual Report is available electronically. For additional information, visit www.cfglaf.org or call 765-742-9078.