Board Fundamentals: Roles & Responsibilities - VIRTUAL

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Build your knowledge of your board member role and how to preform your key responsibilities.
June 9, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am

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”. Discussion will highlight governance responsibilities in times of change amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Program Details

Date & Time: June 9, 2020 | 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Virtual / Online Learning via Zoom 
Cost: Member - $95.00; Non-member - $115.00

Program Benefits

You will walk away with:

  • Increased confidence to carry out your role as 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
  • Governance responsibilities in times of change*

*Updated content amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Date: June 9, 2020 9:00 am to 11:00 am
Virtual / Online
Vancouver, BC
City of Vancouver


Katie Zawaideh

Katie Zawaideh is a facilitator at Vantage Point

Katie is an independent Coach and Consultant, the Founder of Sky Limited Consultancy, a company dedicated to helping people and organizations soar beyond their limits! Having over 20+ years of experience working locally and internationally with governments, nonprofits and international development organizations. Katie's results orientation and client-centered approach allowed her to help many organizations improve their performance. She is well known for her skills in management consulting, change management, coaching and mentoring, staff and organizational development, training, quality assurance, and improvement and program design and development. Her international work brings deep expertise, tenacity, breadth of services and practical experience to have a meaningful impact on the issues organizations face in the complex business climate of today. It also enables her to work smoothly with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

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