Board Fundamentals: Critical role of the Board Chair

Strong Leadership is about more than running efficient meetings.

Learn key strategies to engage your board in achieving its organizational mission by:

  • gaining a better understanding of the board chair's role;
  • exploring how to move your board towards a governance model; and
  • generating ideas for a Board Chair leadership action plan.

Suggested Participants

Board Chairs and incoming board chairs of not-for-profit organizations

Program Benefits

Participants will learn context and gain skills to lead the board of directors in four core areas:

  • Developing the board itself
  • Developing the Executive Director
  • Developing the organization’s capacity for relevant conversations
  • Developing strong external relationships

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Apply strategies for maintaining role clarity between the executive director and board members
  • Identify the right questions and conversations for your board to effectively govern your organization

To see if this workshop is currently scheduled, visit our upcoming learning opportunties listing

For more information, please email


t: 604 875 9144**
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5

**Please note: During COVID-19 the Vantage Point team is working from home. Contact information for workshops can be found on event pages, or find a list of our staff contact info here.


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