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Board Basics 202: Board Meetings & Board Orientations is a Course

Board Basics 202: Board Meetings & Board Orientations

Ended Jul 9, 2019


Full course description

This session is 1 of the 4 sessions in the Board Basics for Directors Series. You may attend as many sessions in the series as you would like. To view all of the sessions in the series, click here.

Full Description:
This session will share an overall framework for designing board orientations and ongoing board meetings that build board investment and ownership. We will look at sample orientation and meeting agendas that you can take and adapt for your board in the coming year. 

This Course is for:
This session is for Executive Directors and professionals whose responsibilities include working with their local Hillel’s Board of Directors. If you are not an Executive Director but would like to attend, you may audit this course.  

Course Meets:

  • Online
    • Tuesday, July 9th 1:00 - 2:00pm EST / 10:00-11:00am PST
Instructor Bio:
Dr. Renee Rubin Ross works with nonprofit organizations to align board and staff, plan for the future and tell the stories of their accomplishments, strengthening fundraising, communication, and overall effectiveness. Renee has worked with many different kinds of nonprofit organizations, including arts and cultural, religious, educational, environmental, social service and advocacy organizations. Renee also has over 20 years’ experience in the education sector, with a deep knowledge of teacher training, educator professional development, and learning processes.

Renee utilizes the Technology of Participation: Inclusive, participatory facilitation methods that structure conversations and workshops to surface thinking, build investment and engage the wisdom of the group. Renee is the Program Director of the Cal State East Bay Nonprofit Management Certificate Program and teaches grant proposal writing for the program. She has presented workshops and webinars on board development and grant writing for a variety of nonprofit groups.

Participation in all Hillel U offerings should be agreed upon by the participant and their supervisor (unless the participant is a director)

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