Presentation on theme: "BRIGHT BOARDS, GOOD GOVERNANCE WINTER PARK CITY SERIES PRESENTED BY: THE PARK CITY FOUNDATION & UTAH NONPROFITS ASSOCIATION Wednesdays (March 7, March."— Presentation transcript:
BRIGHT BOARDS, GOOD GOVERNANCE WINTER PARK CITY SERIES PRESENTED BY: THE PARK CITY FOUNDATION & UTAH NONPROFITS ASSOCIATION Wednesdays (March 7, March 21, April 4) from 8:30-10:30 am Blind Dog Restaurant 1251 Kearns Blvd. Park City, UT 84060
OVERVIEW Does an effective organization require an effective board? Does sustainability rely on strong governance? This series helps you keep your eye on the big picture – meeting your organizations mission and creating sustained success through good governance. From the A, B, Cs to the X, Y, Zs – good governance is essential.
BOARD MEMBER BOOT CAMP Wednesday, March 7th What: Fiduciary, legal and ethical responsibilities; role of board member vs. executive director and staff; fundamentals of nonprofit organizations (versus businesses and government); financial reporting, IRS reporting, etc. Facilitator: Pat Bair Panel: –CPA – Chris Arthur, Arthur & Associates –Attorney – Bruce Olson, Ray Quinney & Nebeker –Experienced Board Member – Steve Tyler, Past-Chair New Jersey Community Foundation, Board Member The Park City Foundation
Fiduciary, legal and ethical responsibilities 1.Adopt a clear mission; 2.Select a CEO equipped to advance the mission; 3.Work with CEO in complementary roles as trusted partners; 4.Elect a chair to manage Board with integrity; 5.Develop Board through selection, training, evaluation, and reward; 6.Govern through well-organized and documented policies; 7.Form committees to do Board-related work; 8.Insist on great meetings; 9.Be accountable; 10.Pursue excellence.
Role of board member vs. Executive Director and staff Develop a Grant of Authority that addresses your organization, policies, and procedures
Assessments to Determine Organizational Effectiveness Materials for Review checklist Financial Management Self- assessment tool
PANEL DISCUSSION –Attorney – Bruce Olson, Ray Quinney & Nebeker –CPA – Chris Arthur, Arthur & Associates –Experienced Board Member – Steve Tyler, Past-Chair New Jersey Community Foundation, Board Member The Park City Foundation
RESOURCES Electronic copies of todays presentation and handouts can be downloaded from: BairConsulting.com Look for the article entitled: Winter Park City Series: Board Member Boot Camp
BUILDING A BOARD THAT ROCKS Wednesday, March 21 What: How do you build and retain a Board made of active, engaged members who are mission focused, understand their roles and fulfill their responsibilities. Topics –How to Nominate & Recruit & Retain. –Board Member expectations and evaluations. –Education & Equipment: Giving board members the skills to succeed. –Recognition is important. Facilitator: Pat Bair Panel: –Bill Mullen, past-Chair KPCW –Syd Reed, past-Chair Park City Museum, Board Member, The Park City Foundation –Insa Reipen, Executive Director Recycle Utah –Peter Wright, Jr. Board Member, Recycle Utah
POLICY-PALOOZA Wednesday, April 4 What: What is governance? This session will specifically address a handful of governance approaches. Organizations need a simple roadmap for what good governance is, how duties are divided and examples of how this works, practically. Topics: –Definitions of governance –Board Policy Manuals –Policy Board Model –Popular structures and theories –Examples of real life board transformations (or shifts) Facilitator: Pat Bair Panel: –The Park City Foundation: Trisha Worthington, Executive Director and Liz Lockette, Governance & Education Chair –Peoples Health Clinic: Nann Worel, Executive Director and Dr. David Teasley, Board Member
THANK YOU We hope to see you at the next sessions: BUILDING A BOARD THAT ROCKS Wednesday, March 21 POLICY-PALOOZA Wednesday, April 4