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Introduction to Board Governance

United Way Winnipeg

Saturday, 23 September 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (CDT)

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Introduction to Board Governance

For Executive Directors, senior staff, and board members who are new to their positions and wish to better understand board governance


Saturday, September 23, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

United Way of Winnipeg, 580 Main Street (parking in the rear)

Cost to register: $150 per participant

A working lunch will be provided.

If cost is a barrier to participation, please call Tamara Ingrilli at 204-924-4242 or email tingrilli@unitedwaywinnipeg.mb.ca.

Boards are essential to the oversight and operation of non-profit organizations, and in fact, non-profit organizations which are properly governed have demonstrated to be more effective and more likely to succeed, than poorly governed ones. However, understanding what a board does and for what it is responsible can be challenging. Our Introduction to Board Governance workshop will help you meet the challenge!

 

Workshop Overview

United Way is pleased to partner with Dr. Andrea Rounce and Dr. Karine Levasseur for a workshop that will contribute to strengthening your understanding of the fundamental principles of effective board governance. Participants in Introduction to Board Governance will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • The purpose, roles, and responsibilities of boards in the voluntary sector, including legal and regulatory aspects of governing;
  • Greater familiarity with board governance models;
  • Board-staff relationships; and
  • Potential areas of conflicts for boards.

 

About the Facilitators

 

Karine Levasseur, Ph.D

Karine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She earned her PhD. in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. While Karine has many research interests, she is particularly interested in how governments in Canada relate (or do not relate) to voluntary organizations. Her research explores how voluntary organizations can become more meaningfully involved in public policy development, and not just resigned to implement public policy decisions made without their involvement.

Andrea Rounce, Ph.D

Andrea is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She teaches and researches in public administration. A primary focus of Andrea’s research is government's use of public opinion research and consultation; public sector governance; and research methodology. Emphasizing the need to bridge theory and practice, Andrea also works with public sector organizations on policy and governance issues while working collaboratively on community engagement and education projects around elections and voting.

Have questions about Introduction to Board Governance? Contact United Way Winnipeg

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United Way of Winnipeg
Main Floor - 580 Main St
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 1C7
Canada

Saturday, 23 September 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 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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