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Board Track - Agenda

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
9am - 10am | Providence Biltmore Hotel - 11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903

BOARD TRACK: Harnessing the Power of Your Board

Susan Meier | Principal, Meier and Associates
10:15am - 4:30pm | Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce - 30 Exchange Terrace 1st floor conference room, Providence, RI 02903

10:15am - 12pm | Introductions and Welcome

Building a Constructive Partnership between the Board and Staff
•    Rethinking the Board and Chief Executive Relationship
•    Understanding Organizational Life Cycles
•    A New Lens on an Age-Old Relationship
•    Governing More and Managing Less: Understanding and Respecting Board/Staff Roles
•    The Essential Ingredients

12pm - 1pm | Lunch (provided)

1pm - 4:30pm | A New Lens: Reframing the Work of the Board (based on The Practitioner’s Guide: Governance as Leadership, by Cathy A. Trower)
•    Why We Need a New Frame for Our Board’s Work
•    Reframing the Work of the Board
•    Case Study
•    Bringing All Three Modes into Your Boardroom
•    The Power of Asking Great Questions

Using This New Frame to Enhance Fundraising Effectiveness  
•    Fundraising Fundamentals
•    What Is Our Generative Work in Terms of Fundraising?
•    What Is Our Strategic Work?
•    What Is Our Fiduciary Work?

Moving Forward
•    Action Steps to Bring This Work into Your Boardroom
•    Closing Thoughts

6pm-10pm
Evening Keynote | RISD Auditorium, 17 Canal Walk, Providence RI
Providence Party | Peerless Atrium, 150 Union Street, Providence RI

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