Getting Started in Board Service

Being a board member is a great way to give back to the community, support a cause you believe in and exercise your leadership skills.  Have you thought about joining a nonprofit board but aren't sure where to start?  Join us for a fast-paced overview of a board member's role and responsibilities. 

This training will help you prepare to have a rewarding and productive experience.

Learning Objectives

  • Know the purpose of a nonprofit board of directors
  • Understand the benefits of being a board member
  • Understand the core roles and responsibilities of board members
  • Know how to find a board - identifying organizations with a mission that matches your values




This training is for anyone considering board service, or just getting started in board service.


Anne Nokes has been an active community volunteer in Albuquerque since 1960.  She has served on many Boards of Directors including All Faiths Receiving Home, PB&J Family Services, New Futures Inc., Alta Mira, United Way of Central New Mexico, Cuidando Los Ninos, Barrett Foundation and the NM Zoological Society.  Anne has been honored as New Mexico's Outstanding Volunteer in Philanthropy and has received the Arthur H. Spiegel Lifetime Achievement Award.

Jeff Hoehn is the Executive Director, Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation.  Before coming to the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation, he worked as Development Director at a nonprofit organization that serves children with developmental delays and disabilities.  Jeff earned a Masters of Public Administration from the University of New Mexico.  Before moving to New Mexico from the Washington, D.C. area he worked as a Chef and later as nonprofit donor acquisition specialist for an advertising and marketing firm.

April 23, 2022 5:30 PM   through   8:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States

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Registration $ 15.00

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