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Board Basics: Board Roles and Responsibilities

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Community Support Connections Meals on Wheels and More

61 Woolwich Street North

Kitchener, ON

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This is a perfect workshop for someone new to the role of Board member or someone looking for a bit of a refresher. By the end of the session you will understand the role of the board as well as the role of each individual board member. You will also be able to identify five primary areas of Board responsibility, including planning and evaluation, human resource and financial stewardship as well as risk management and community and stakeholder relations. Lastly, you will have an understanding of the role of the Executive Director in relation to the Board of Directors.

By the end of the session you will be able to:

  • Define the role of the board
  • Identify and describe five primary areas of Board responsibility
  • Identify primary board types
  • Understand the role of the Executive Director in relationship to the board

About the Facilitator: Christine Oldfield is the Executive Director of PIN, the People and Information Network (formerly Volunteer Guelph). She has over 20 years experience in the sector.

Participant Limit: 20

Fee: $45 for members* or $59 for non-members.
*members of Volunteer Action Centre of Kitchener-Waterloo & Area, PIN (formerly Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington or United Way of Waterloo Region, Cambridge Volunteer Centre.

A Note About Cheques: Cheques should be made payable to the Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington RE: Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance, 46 Cork Street East, Unit 1, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 2W8

Registration & Cancellation Policy: Fees for workshops, training opportunities, and events are due prior to or on the date of the event. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to request fees in advance. Participants who have registered for a workshop, training opportunity, or event with the Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance will be invoiced for the fee associated with the event if cancellation is not made at least 3 business days prior to the date and time of the event. Cancellation fees will be waived if the participant can find and guarantee an alternate to attend. The Waterloo-Wellington Learning Alliance reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In the event of cancellation, full refunds will be issued to all paid registrants within one month.

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