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Accelerating Board Performance: Better Conversations, Discussions, and Decisions

  • Friday, October 06, 2017
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Lower Level Community Room // 330 Marshall Street // Lansing, MI 48912


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Presented by Nonprofit Network in partnership with the Michigan Nonprofit Association



How do you pack in good governance, due diligence, policy conversation, relationship building, committee work, strategic conversations and board engagement in one hour or so each month? How do you get everything done in 12-14 hours a year? This comprehensive approach to board management, culture, and structure builds a board that can see around corners for new opportunities and realities

This full-day session includes a catered lunch. Registration opens at 8:30 am and the training will start promptly at 9:00 am

Session Goals 

This workshop will provide participants with the following:

  • The three enduring principles of strong boards
  • Board meeting planning tools
  • Effective meeting management strategies
  • Foundational elements of board structure
  • How to cultivate engagement around your board room table

Designed for

This session is relevant to any board, committee, or team structure seeking improvement. Attendance as a group, while beneficial, is not necessary.


Tom Williams, Capacity Builder

Learn more about Tom

Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels.  Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity, where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure.  In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices. 

Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial.  Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate. Prior to his nonprofit work with Habitat, Tom served as staff to a county planning commission where he developed land use and transportation plans, in addition to grant writing and community development work.  Tom is a graduate of the University of Michigan.


Nonprofit Network Members - $70.00 

Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00

Michigan Nonprofit Association Members - $70.00

Additional registrants from same member organization - $60.00


Nonmembers - $90.00

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