4/25 NJEFP Membership Meeting: Tools and Techniques to Retain and Energize Your Board

NJEFP Membership Meeting : Tools and Techniques to Retain and Energize Your Board
Lawrence Community Center, Lawrenceville, NJ
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Registration opens at 9:30; Presentation 10:00-12:00

Free to all NJEFP members, $25.00 for non-members REGISTER NOW

This workshop will focus on :

  • how to build an effective team that is committed to your vision and mission
  • factors which motivate and de-motivate Board members
  • ways to find out the talents and abilities of your Board
  • specific things you can do for retention and recognition
  • technique to analyze the pros and cons of term limits
  • removing “deadwood” from your Board

You will leave with at least 8 tools or techniques that you can use immediately. We will apply them in the workshop so you see how they work, and you can determine which are best for your education foundation.The speaker is Marge Smith. She has presented a few times for NJEFP and is outstanding on board strategy. Marge Smith brings great expertise in working with nonprofits. Having served in multiple roles—executive director, board president, nonprofit consultant, and volunteer—she has had numerous opportunities to develop ways to motivate individuals and groups. She currently teaches Nonprofit Management and Emotional Intelligence at Mercer County Community College (MCCC), runs board retreats and/or workshops for volunteers and staff, and is the founder and chair of Princeton Community Works. She is a board member of CASA of Burlington/Mercer County, the Princeton Rotary Club, and the Princeton YWCA Friends. She is totally committed to enabling individuals and groups to gain the skills necessary to accomplish their goals and thus enhance our communities.

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