Board Fundamentals: Critical Role of the Board Chair (Fall) - SOLD OUT -

You are here


Strong leadership is about more than running efficient meetings.

Serving as the board chair of a not-for-profit organization is an important and challenging role. You lead a team of board members, develop a strong relationship with senior leadership, and are a catalyst for critical board discussions. Providing effective board leadership requires many skills, not least clarity around the role of the board chair and the basic functions of a not for profit board.

Vantage Point’s Critical Role of the Board Chair workshop provide you with insights and good practices that support you to excel in your role.

Program Details:

Date & Time: September 5, 2019 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver 
Cost: Members-$95.00; Non-members-$110.00

Program Benefits

  • Gain confidence and a better understanding of the board chair's role
  • Explore the board’s role in governing the organization
  • Learns technique to strengthen your relationship with the executive director
  • Implement tools to engage the board in effective and impactful board discussions

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Review board governance in context and the role of the board
  • Gain a deep understanding of the role of the board chair
  • Learn how to effectively lead the board and partner with the executive director or CEO
  • Learn techniques to facilitate strategic and generative conversations that get to the heart of your mission

Register Now

Date: September 5, 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
SOLD OUT City of Vancouver
Bursary - not available


Lisa Torreggiani

Lisa Torreggiani

With over 25 years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Lisa has worked in healthcare, publishing, marketing, advertising and supported organizations as a consultant and facilitator in health, arts and culture, social services and housing (to name a few). Lisa joined Vantage Point in 2017 and as consulting manager she assists organizations throughout BC with strategic planning, governance, capacity building, ED performance reviews and recruitment.Over the past 15 years, Lisa has served as a volunteer, board member and fundraising committee member for several organizations in the sector. In addition, she is currently board chair for The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation. Lisa is passionate about her community and connecting people to theirs. Lisa has a BA in Communications from SFU, facilitation training from the Justice Institute of BC and coach training with Essential Impact, an accredited ICC program. Above all else, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband Paul, two teenagers Ava and Luc, and their dog Gabe. Ask Lisa about Vantage Point’s learning, strategic planning, and consulting opportunities and let her know what you want to learn and how she can support you!

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


Donate to Vantage Point and transform the leadership competencies of British Columbia not-for-profit executive directors, board members, staff and volunteers

Facebook icon.Twitter icon. Twitter icon. Youtube icon.