Board Fundamentals: Supporting Your Executive Director

Do you have a process for setting performance objectives and providing ongoing support to your Executive Director?


Performance management is can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. It is about creating a work environment that enables people to perform their best. In this half-day workshop, you’ll learn how to set goals, provide feedback, and assess performance so your Executive Director and organization can flourish. Benefits of good performance management include:

  • Aligning Executive Director performance objectives with organizational priorities
  • Clarity around expectations and evaluation processes reduce stress
  • Meaningful feedback and support enhance motivation and effectiveness
  • Stronger relationship between the Executive Director and the board


This workshop is ideal for board chairs, board members and executive directors

Come away from this workshop with the ability to:

  • Connect your Executive Director’s annual priorities to your organization’s strategic and operational plan
  • Outline methods of Executive Director goal setting and measurement
  • Describe board responsibilities in supporting the Executive Director
  • Identify methods to gather feedback
  • Describe the performance management cycle


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

For more information, please email


Free Membership Available
To support not-for-profits through the economic impacts of COVID-19, we are offering our membership for free for a limited time.

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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