Community-Engagement Governance

Register one person at $50 and bring a second person from the same organization for free.

Community-Engagement Governance makes a direct link between desired community impact and the primary purpose of governance.  At this training, you and your team will develop skills to be more responsive and accountable to the community you serve.

Community-Engagement Governance is based on:
- Participatory democracy
- Self-determination
- Genuine partnership
- Community-level decision making

Moving away from corporate and top-down governance models, it spreads responsibility for governance across an organization's constituents, community, staff and board.

The framework helps organizations and networks become more:
- Responsive to constituent and community needs
- Adaptive to the changing environment

Hands on small group work will be integrated into the training so you will leave with new knowledge, skills and tools to begin working with the Community-Engagement Governance model.

Learning Objectives
- Understand the functions of governance and how they can operate in an interactive model
- Learn how to adopt a results-oriented approach
- Identify key steps your organization can take to move toward Community-Engagement Governance

Level
Introductory/Intermediate

Audience
Executive Directors and Board Members (ideally as teams from the same organization) who are ready to explore a results oriented approach in partnership with stakeholders.

Presenter
Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D. is Principal and organization development consultant, trainer and national speaker with Nonprofit Solutions Associates, based in Massachusetts.  She is considered one of the leading trainers and consultants in the area of board governance and development and has been a keynote speaker and trainer at many national and regional conferences, focused on governance.

Dr. Freiwirth has been consulting and training exclusively for nonprofits and public organizations for the past 30 years, primarliy with community-based nonprofits.

Co-sponsored by Con Alma Health Foundation.

May 9th, 2012 8:30 AM   through   4:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Phone: 505-247-3671
Email:
includes lunch $ 50.00

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