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A Half Day Session, Lame Pizza and People Leaving Early (a/k/a Not the Best Board Retreat)

Wed, May 18, 2016 4:17 PM | Deanna Tharpe (Administrator)

Come on, if you haven't been to a board retreat that fit all three of those, you are my hero! But let's not give up on board retreats...they can be magical. They can be productive. And they can be orchestrated by YOU.

On May 26, we will be joined by Joan Garry.  She is a leading nonprofit consultant who works with boards and staff members as a strategic advisor, crisis manager, change agent and strategic planner.  She also has a blog for nonprofit leaders at www.joangarry.com and a podcast on iTunes called Nonprofits Are Messy.  Her webinar topic will be How To Create A Five Star Board Retreat.

Clearly a five star retreat begins with five star board members.  Here are links to a few posts Joan has written on the topic of building a great board.

How To Build A Great Board

http://www.joangarry.com/fix-your-board/

Nonprofit Board of Director Assessment Tool

http://www.joangarry.com/board-assessment-tool/

Great Interview Questions for Nonprofit Board Candidates

http://www.joangarry.com/interview-questions-non-profit-board-members/


Don't miss out on this webinar! Register now at: http://dsaia.org/event-2239645

I want to tell you what WONDERFUL time I had at the conference. I learned so much and came away with lots of ideas for our organization. -Barb Waddle, The Upside of Downs of Northeast Ohio

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