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Preconference: Building Boards

Want to develop a healthy and effective board?

Join the Alliance of Artists Communities for the Building Boards Workshop - a full day training designed to help your organization develop a healthy, passionate board, embrace governance responsibilities and build fundraising expertise.

Led by Jennifer Shropshire | Principal, Edward F. Swenson & Associates, Inc, an expert in board development, the 2018 program includes highly interactive sessions and skill-building exercises to support your organization’s leaders.

Board members as well as senior staff are encouraged to attend. Conference discounts are available for multiple attendees from the same organization. Lunch and refreshments provided.

 

WHERE

The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
1608 Walnut Street, 18th fl
Philadelphia, PA 19103 [ map ]

WHEN

Monday, October 15, 2018
10am - 5pm

Building Boards Workshop attendees are also invited to join us for the conference opening party the evening of Monday, October 15, 6-8pm.

AGENDA

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

9 - 10 am

Registration + Check-In
Loews Philadelphia Hotel | 1200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Pick up your registration packet, sign up for tours and gather general information.

10 - 10:15 am

Walk with your group from Loews to The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage

(0.6 miles)

10:15 - 11 am

Building Boards Introductions + Welcome 
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage | 1608 Walnut Street, 18th fl, Philadelphia, PA

Jennifer Shropshire | Principal, Edward F. Swenson & Associates, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA)

Boards as Leaders Not Managers

  • Duty of Care, Duty of Loyalty, and Duty of Obedience
  • The Board and Executive Director Partnership
  • 12 Principles of Governance that Power Exceptional Boards
  • Culture of Inquiry
11 am - 12:30pm

Developing a Board-led Recruitment & Nominating Process

  • Diversity + Inclusion
  • Strategic “Talent Management” for Building the Board

Aligning the Bylaws & Board Practice

  • Addressing the “Demon” Policies: Terms & Term Limits, Staggered Terms, Give or Get Policies, Role of the Executive Committee
  • The 990 and Other Contemporary Issues
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Working Lunch (provided)
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage | 1608 Walnut Street, 18th fl, Philadelphia, PA

1:30 - 4:45 pm

Board Members as Ambassadors + Advocates (in These Dynamic Times)

Board Self-Assessments

The Board’s Generative Role (a.k.a. Fundraising)

  • Setting the Tone for a Strong Culture of Philanthropy
  • Fund Raising Linked to the Strategic Plan/Strategic Thinking
  • Messaging
  • Continuum of Board Engagement in Raising Funds
  • Planned Giving – What are We Waiting for?

Q & A

6 - 8 pm

Opening Party
Tyler School of Art / Temple University | 2001 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

 

ACCOMMODATIONS

See the Hotel + Travel page to make your reservations.

REGISTRATION

You can register for the Building Boards Workshop only, or add it to your full conference/single day registration at a discounted rate. Board members as well as senior staff are encouraged to attend. Lunch and refreshments provided. Register here.

WORKSHOP REGISTRATION A la carte
without conference registration
Add on fee
with conference registration
  $225 member
$265 non-member
$125