Getting Started in Board Service

Have you thought about joining a nonprofit board but aren't sure where to start? Join us for an overview of a board member's role and responsibilities. 

Learning Objectives

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


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. This session will provide new and potential board members a firm understanding of the responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors. 

You'll learn about financial oversight, planning and goal setting, executive director accountability, fundraising and resource development, and the role that board members play in enhancing the public standing of an organization. Attending this session will help prepare you to have a rewarding and productive experience as a board member.




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


Jeff Hoehn has served as the Executive Director of the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation since 2013.  Before coming to the Carrie Tingley Hospital Foundation, he worked as a Development Director for a local nonprofit organization. Prior to moving to New Mexico from the Washington D.C. area, Jeff worked at a consulting firm assisting nonprofit organizations with public relations. He holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of New Mexico. Today, he leads trainings in the areas of Board Development, Strategic Planning and Nonprofit Marketing. Jeff presents at conferences and seminars on topics including adaptive sports and disability awareness.  

The Center for Nonprofit Excellence often takes photos during our trainings to share on social media. If you prefer not to be photographed, please let us know in the Special Needs field when you register. 

January 27, 2018 9:00 AM   through   12:00 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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Phone: 505-247-3671
Registration $ 25.00

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