Board Governance

Engaging and Energizing Your Board

October 8, 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Faculty: Mary Ann de Barbieri, President, de Barbieri and Associates

Course Objective: Create a plan for recruiting and engaging board members

How do you ensure that your organization has board members who are actively engaged in fulfilling their individual responsibilities?  What steps can your organization take to build and maintain an involved and energized board?  This session will provide tips and tools that can be adapted to fit your organization’s needs when working with board members.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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Is Your Board on Board?

by Rachel Werner, MPA, GPC, PMP, Owner and CEO, RBW Strategy, LLC

On Thursday, May 7, I will be conducting a training with my dear friend and colleague, Ayda Sanver at the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, D.C. We’ll be discussing a topic that I know is near and dear to many – disengaged boards and miscommunication between nonprofit board and staff.
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Webinar: The End Game: A Sustainability Framework for Executive Transition

March 31, 2015 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm

The End Game: A Sustainability Framework for Executive Transition

The First of a 4 Part Webinar Series on Executive Transitions – For Boards and Executives

Cohosted by Nonprofit Quarterly, Boardsource and Raffa Associates

Speakers: NPQ's Editor-in-chief Ruth McCambridge and Director of Sustainability, Succession and Transition Planning Tom Adams, Raffa, P.C.
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Boot Camp for Nonprofit Board Members

Date: 
June 27, 2015 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Location: 
D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street, NW, First Floor, Washington DC, 20005

For nonprofit organizations, one of the hardest tasks is to recruit individuals to serve on the Nonprofit’s board of directors and to educate new directors about the duties and responsibilities of Board service.
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How-To Tips for Implementing a Board of Directors Give & Get Policy

January 29, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Guest Presenter: Derry Deringer, CFRE, Principal, Deringer Consulting, LLC

Course Objective: Gain useful tips for creating and implementing a give and get policy with your Board of Directors
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Location: 
THEARC 1901 Mississippi Ave, SE Washington, DC 20020

ROC Consultants, LLC

137 National Plaza, Suite 300
National Harbor
MD
20745
Phone: 
240-273-3244
Fax: 
240-273-3101
Contact Name: 
Octavia S Caldwell, Senior Consultant
Special Discount for Center Members: 
Yes
Description of Member Discount: 

Initial consultations are free.   Fees for Center members are discounted at 10%.  ROCC also has a very generous referral policy which includes reductions to service fees.  

Your Services: 

ROC Consultants is a management consulting company that helps organizations function effectively. We collaborate with leadership to improve organizational performance by improving and aligning individual performance with organizational goals.  Bringing objectivity, ROCC identifies factors which are barriers to achieving mission success and offers strategy recommendations and implementations that produce desired results. Our solutions are tailored to your organization’s culture, life stage, and industry, and our experienced Consultants propose best practices beneficial and responsive to your day-to-day realities.

Our Service Offerings Include:

Organizational Management:
 Assessment and Analysis
 Human Resources
 Capacity Building
 Board Development and Governance Model Recommendations
 Community Needs Assessment
 Program Development and Evaluation
 Grant Proposal Development and Grants Management

Facilitation & Training:
 Strategic and Business Planning
 Leadership Development and Talent Management
 Process Management and Improvement
 Team Building and Issue Resolution
 Public Policy/Advocacy
 Public Engagement, Dialogue and Deliberative Forums
 Meetings, Retreats, and Conference Planning

Is your company minority owned? : 
Yes
Is your company women owned?: 
Yes

Board Engagement for Fundraising Success

June 18, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Lewis Flax, Flax Associates

Course Objective: This interactive session covers key strategies and techniques to increase board engagement and involvement in fundraising efforts.
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006

The Executive Director and the Board: Making It Work

June 23, 2015 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Faculty: Sandra Renner, Principal, Renner Consulting

Course Objective: This class will examine ways to improve the relationship between the Executive Director and the Board of Directors which is crucial for success and sustainability
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Location: 
Center for Nonprofit Advancement, 1666 K Street, NW, Suite 440, Washington, DC 20006
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Boot Camp for Nonprofit Board Members

Date: 
March 21, 2015 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
Location: 
D.C. Bar Conference Center, 1101 K Street, NW, First Floor, Washington DC, 20005

For nonprofit organizations, one of the hardest tasks is to recruit individuals to serve on the Nonprofit’s board of directors and to educate new directors about the duties and responsibilities of Board service.
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Stepping Up: A Board’s Challenge in Leadership Transition

Check out this article by Tim Wolfred from the Winter 2002 Nonprofit Quarterly about successful executive transition for nonprofits:

Stepping Up: A Board’s Challenge in Leadership Transition
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