Board Fundamentals: Strategic Board Recruitment - Nanaimo

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Proactively recruit, engage and develop the "right" board members.

Maintaining a committed team of qualified board members is one of a board's biggest challenges. In this half-day workshop, you'll learn to move beyond recriting the usual suspects by creating a strategic framework to identify, recruit, engage, and develop the talents of board members. Benefits of developing proactive succession and recruitment plans include:

  • Recruit new board members who share your values and mission
  • Bring in new skills and perspectives by broadening the pool of candidates
  • Ensure continuity of leadership with succession and contingency plans
  • Empower board members to contribute meaningfully with strong onboarding processes

Program Benefits

Come away from this workshop with the ability to:

  • Identify the commpetencies and attributes required for the organization to succeed now and in the future
  • Recognize the importance of diversity in building an effective board
  • Develop processes to recruit, onboard, and develop board members

More About Our Membership Benefits for Nanaimo Not-for-Profits

Have you heard about our Nanaimo and Prince George Workshop and Membership Package? To learn more about this offer for not-for-profits in Prince George and Nanaimo, call Joyce at 604-630-5826 or email


*As this is Vantage Point's first open enrolment workshop in Nanaimo, it is priced at the membership rate ($95) for all participants, regardless of membership status at time of registration. To continue receiving this 15% discount, please contact Joyce (contact information above).

**Please note the City of Vancouver bursary program mentioned below is only available for workshops in Vancouver.

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Date: November 19, 2019 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Nanaimo Museum
100 Museum Way
Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8
City of Vancouver
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Ken Neufeld

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Ken Neufeld is a visionary not-for-profit executive with senior leadership experience at major arts and cultural organizations in both Canada and the United States. He was president and CEO at Victoria Theater Association and held several profiles during his extensive career in theater and arts, including that of Executive Director, Producer, GM and Revenue Manager. Always an active volunteer advocate for community development, Ken has served as President of Tourism Richmond, a board member at the Market Arcade Film Center in Buffalo, NY, as a board member of Montgomery County Visitor and Convention Bureau, and as a member of the Strategic Planning Committee of Culture Works.

He has a Masters in Theater from Michigan State University, a Bachelors in Theater from the University of Winnipeg, and continuing education certificates from educational organizations including Harvard Business School, Ross Business School and the Banff Center.

Ken was selected to participate in the inaugural pilot group of National Arts Strategies CEO program and is the originator of the 2 Minute Arts Manager, a weekly blog appearing on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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