Board Members

Professional development and training for not-for-profit board members on governance, leadership, planning, operational management, human resources and capacity building

Board Members

Supporting your growth as a board member.

Serving as a board member is one of the most challenging and rewarding volunteer experiences and an effective board can strengthen a not-for-profit organization in many different ways. Vantage Point offers you important information and opportunities to develop your particular skills, talents and resources.

This tool can be used as a conversation starter with your board members to reflect on what makes the best use of your board’s time and identify potential changes to your board meeting agenda or board calendar.

Successfully recruiting your next senior leader is multi-stage process that begins and ends with a well-articulated succession plan. This template outlines the key steps in the succession planning process, and provides a structure to gather input from key stakeholders and outline organizational objectives and timelines.


The contingency inventory is essential to the transfer of key knowledge in your organization. It’s a document that is updated regularly with critical information and made available to anyone at the senior leadership level. It provides a reference document for a variety of critical positions and ensures that important information is transmitted to employees who move into new positions through succession management processes. This information may also be required for a variety of other reasons, including unexpected employee departures.

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Learning Opportunities

May 22, 2018 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Workshops
Learn why having a strategic plan is important to your organization and how this can be achieved.
July 25, 2017 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Workshops
Designed specifically for the experienced not-for-profit leader - learn how to move beyond boardroom fundamentals and into strategic, generative, and fiduciary governance – and understand why it’s critical to your organization’s success.
September 18, 2017 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Workshops
This workshop will provide you with a strong foundation for implementing change leadership practices. Learn practical tools to embrace the human dynamics that lead to success or failure in implementing change.

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Resources

Resource
Use this framework to help your team understand the difference, and and connection, between your strategic plan and operational plan.
Checklist
How does your organization rate in financial management? Use this quick checklist to find out.
Resource
Susan Kenny Steven's seven lifecycles stages: idea, start up, growth, maturity, decline, turnaround, termination.
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