How To Create An Engaged Board of Directors: A Step by Step Guide

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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During this 90-minute live interactive workshop, you will get all of the tools and step-by-step instructions to create a highly effective and impactful Board of Directors.
You know that you need an active and engaged Board of Directors, but you are not sure how to create one.
Well, you are not alone.  There are hundreds of thousands of nonprofits both big and small that have a lackluster Board of Directors.  You know the kind.  They just show up for meetings and then leave.  Or they recruit all of the “warm bodies” in town to become Board members.
Your presenter, Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, is on a mission to create high performing nonprofits from the foundation up, starting with a strong and effective Board of Directors.
During this live 90-minute nonprofit webinar you’ll learn 
  • How to Identify the Best Candidates for Your Nonprofit Board of Directors
  • How to Screen Your Prospective Board Candidates To Ensure a Match Made In Heaven
  • How to Organize and Support the Board
  • How to Onboard and Orient Your New Board Members
  • How to Hold Engaging Board Meetings
  • How to Monitor Board Performance for a High-Octane Effective Board of Directors
You Will Get All The Tools That You Need To Build Your Effective Nonprofit Board of Directors
You’ll Get These BONUS Materials:
1. Board Composition Matrix Template
2. Board of Directors Profile Template
3. Board of Directors Recruitment Process and Procedures Sample
4. A Prospective Board of Directors Application Process
5. Screening Interview Template
6. A Board Commitment Form Sample
7. Board of Directors Responsibilities and Expectations Form Sample
8.   Board Self-Assessment Sample
9. The Webinar Recording and Slides
  • having the right mix of skills and diversity on your Board to move your mission forward.
  • knowing that all of your Board members have been rigorously screened and are ready, willing, and able to become engaged in their work.
  • attending the perfect Board meeting that starts and ends on time covering all the key topics to move your organization into the future.
  • maximizing your Board’s performance by regularly assessing and holding Board members accountable to established expectations.
As a long-time fundraising expert, Robin understands the importance of Board governance to the overall effectiveness of an organization, including fund development.  With over twenty years of experience, she teaches the exact steps that she has used to transform organization’s Board of Directors from lifeless to lively and from management to governance creating high-performing organizations and meaningful board engagement.
About Your Presenter
Robin L. Cabral is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) with over twenty years of experience and millions of dollars raised assisting non-profit organizations as a development professional overseeing all aspects of fund development from annual funds to capital campaigns and donor communications.
Educationally, Robin has obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, and a Masters of Arts in Philanthropy and Fund Development from Saint Mary’s of Minnesota.  She currently holds the designation of Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and is a graduate of Leadership Southcoast (2010).
Robin is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and adheres to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice. She has served on the National Catholic Development Conference Planning Committee and the Professional Development Committee; she was on the board of AFP-RI, has been a conference presenter, workshop leader, roundtable leader, moderator, and facilitator, and was a recent AFP-RI Conference Planning Committee Co-Chair. She is also an AFP Master Faculty Trainer and has served on the AFP International Education and Training Committee.
In 2012, Robin started Development Consulting Solutions “Hire A CFRE!” that provides outsourced fund development consulting services and interim fund development staffing.  Robin works with small to mid-sized nonprofits throughout the Northeastern U.S. and beyond.
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