From our Vantage Point Episode 40 - Tips for your first six months as a board member

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Tips for your first six months as a board member

 

Nav Nagra, a dedicated arts sector volunteer, received an exciting opportunity her inbox – a board role with the Vancouver Art/Book Fair. She took the leap into this board position in early 2018, leveraging her passion for the sector together with her writing skills. Now 6 months into her role, Nav shares tips to find a great board role, prepare for your first board meeting, and how to contribute as a new board member.

 

 

Presented by Humanity Financial Management

From our Vantage Point is brought to you by Humanity Financial Management, a CPA firm dedicated to helping Canadian not-for-profit, charitable and social enterprises build capacity for strong internal financial management.  Humanity Financial Management’s part-time controllers and CFOs provide support for budgeting, reporting, audit preparation, policies and procedures, and internal controls. Their results: Financial risk reduction and asset protection. Visit Humanity Financial Management online at humanityfinancial.ca.

 

 

About the Author

Maria Turnbull brings over 20 years of leadership experience in staff and director roles within the not-for-profit sector, both here in Canada and in the UK. With a BA in International Relations and MBA, Maria is a skilled facilitator and consultant in board governance, organizational development,...
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