Nonprofit Board Governance Rock Star Certificate Series (Virtual)

Laurel Westmoreland

  • Essentials for a Rock Star Board Meeting
    October 29, 2020
    5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The NLC’s Board Governance Rock Star Certificate is a 6-hour program over 2 virtual sessions that covers the fundamental governance concepts every nonprofit leader should understand and practice. During these interactive trainings, you’ll explore case studies and learn best practices for board structure and practices, the roles and responsibilities of board members, and financial and legal oversight. And you’ll build an invaluable network of nonprofit leaders that you can consult at any time.

If you want to serve a chosen organization with passion and true impact, this is the certificate for you.


SESSION 1: How to be a Nonprofit Board Rock Star

Virtual-October 22, 2020, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. EST

$216.00 Only $49.00 (when logged in) thanks to the support of our partners and funders

OR $432.00 Only $80.00 (when logged in) for SESSIONS 1 & 2 in the certificate series

Join NLC CEO Emily Benham, FAHP, CFRE, for a three-hour, interactive learning experience designed to showcase the best of the best in:

  • Identification, recruitment, orientation and even release of board members
  • Board-staff partnerships
  • Board fundraising role
  • Board member motivation, responsibilities and accountability, including conflicts of interest
  • Competing governance models and governance trends


SESSION 2: Essentials for a Rock Star Board Meeting

Virtual-October 29, 2020, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. EST

$216.00 Only $49.00 (when logged in) thanks to the support of our partners and funders

OR $432.00 Only $80.00 (when logged in) for SESSIONS 1 & 2 in the certificate series

Take a deeper dive into what makes Rock Star Boards work so well. Learn about the most efficient and effective ways to utilize committees and run your meetings. What exactly is an Executive Committee meeting, anyway? And when do you call one? What do those financial reports mean? And what questions should you be asking? Emily Benham, FAHP, CFRE will be joined by Dr. Maureen Butler, Ph.D., CPA, to outline the processes and information that Rock Star Boards need to operate at peak efficiency and greatest impact.

After this session you’ll understand:

  • Planning and running a successful meeting
  • The board’s role in financial oversight
  • Your nonprofit’s financial statements
  • Budgeting & cash flow management
  • Audits & IRS filings

Please note: Registration will close at 11:55 p.m. EST on October 19, 2020, for Session 1 and at 11:55 p.m. EST on October 26, 2020, for Session 2.

CFRE Continuing Education Points
Full participation in this program is applicable for 6.0 points (3.0 per session) in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

If you need special accommodations to participate in any of our classes or events, please contact us at 813-287-8779.

NLC/Children’s Board of Hillsborough County No-Show Policy – effective July 1, 2018
The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County (CBHC) has asked NLC to reframe our no-show policy for their providers.

Effective July 1, 2018 CBHC-funded organizations using codes to claim CBHC-funded seats at NLC trainings or events will be responsible for payment of registration and processing fees in the event of a no-show. Please read the full no-show policy here.

Visit the Registration & Payment Policies page for answers to many questions regarding payment, attendance, substitutions, cancellation and refunds.

There may be photographing of the training for use in our marketing materials. If you do not wish to be captured on film, please alert staff when you check in for class. 

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Session 2show details + $49.00 (USD)   Sold Out
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