Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities

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April 20, 2021 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Engage your board and align their work with organizational values and vision

A highly effective and engaged board has clarity around roles, responsibilities and aligns their work and performance with organizational values and vision.

This workshop focuses on board members’ key responsibilities and moves boards out of operations and into the “big picture”.

Program Details

Date & Time: February 20, 2021 | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver 
Cost: Member - $99.00; Non-member - $119.00

Program Benefits

You will walk away with:

  • Increased confidence to carry out your role as a board member
  • Increased clarity on the roles of board members vs. the roles of staff and operational volunteers
  • A more engaged board and stronger alignment to the organizational mission and vision
  • Tools to increase the effectiveness of your board meetings

Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Define the responsibilities of board members
  2. Understand the three modes of governance
  3. Understand practices that build effective boards
  4. Learn new tools that support good governance (e.g. consent agendas, board calendars)

​Workshop Content​

  • Five key board responsibilities
  • The role of oversight
  • Governance vs operations perspective
  • Board development, recruitment, and training
  • Meeting management
  • Committee structure and board tools

Register Now

Date: April 20, 2021 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5
City of Vancouver



Facilitator has yet to be announced.

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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