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Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks

United Way Winnipeg

Thursday, 28 May 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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For Board Members, aspiring Board Members, Councillors, Chiefs, Trustees, Executive Directors, CEO's, CAO’s, COO’s, Financial Officers and Administrative Professionals of Non-profits and Charities.

Thursday, May 28, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
United Way Winnipeg, 580 Main Street (parking in rear)

Refreshments will be provided.

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Workshop Overview

Every organized group needs Bylaws to ensure that members and leaders understand the rules under which they agree to operate, rules that need to be refreshed from time to time as the environment changes and the group evolves. Are you clear on why you need Bylaws? What needs to be included in contemporary Bylaws? Have you examined your Bylaws lately to assess their strengths and weaknesses? Are they written in plain language? Are your Bylaws included in your board manual? What else is in your Board manual (handbook) to help board members fulfill their duties and responsibilities?

Participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Understand the function and purpose of bylaws;
  • Identify the essential elements of board bylaws;
  • Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of your current bylaws;
  • Develop an action plan to strengthen your bylaws;
  • Understand the function and purpose of a board member handbook;
  • Identify the essential components of a board member handbook; and
  • Develop an action plan to strengthen or create a customized board member handbook.

About the Facilitator

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Priti Shah is a lawyer, mediator, arbitrator, investigator, facilitator and the CEO of PRAXIS Conflict Consulting in Winnipeg. Priti Shah is widely known and highly respected for her work in the area of board governance and has personally worked with hundreds of board members from across the country. She has facilitated board meetings, annual general meetings, workshops, retreats and strategic planning sessions for small and large boards, as well as small and large organizations. Her facilitation style is engaging, inclusive and effective.

Have questions about Building Better Board Bylaws and Board Member Handbooks ? Contact United Way Winnipeg

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United Way Winnipeg
580 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 1C7

Thursday, 28 May 2020 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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United Way Winnipeg

United Way ensures an essential network of programs and services by providing support to nearly 100 agency partners. Each plays a vital role in our overall strategy to ensure lasting, positive change by addressing the underlying causes of our city's most challenging social issues.

Every year, thousands of volunteers and committed Winnipeggers raise millions of dollars that are invested back into the community. Donations support programs and partnerships that inspire lasting change, better lives, and a safer, stronger Winnipeg for all of us.

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