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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Classes & Series

Board Roles and Responsibilities

Webinar Event Webinar
Host Mike Walsh, Vice President/Director of Public Policy, The Foraker Group
Cost Partner $100.00 / General $160.00
SPECIAL NOTICE:  Registration for this class includes a four-part series: 1. Board Roles & Responsibilities Tuesday, January 30 5:00 – 7:00 pm 2. High Performing Boards: Tuesday, February 6 5:00 – 7:00 pm 3. Effective Board Leadership Tuesday, February 13 5:00 – 7:00 pm 4. Effective Board Meetings Tuesday, February 20 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Are you looking for helpful information about your board service in a short amount of time?  Do you wish you had a fuller understanding of your role as a board member or want to mentor new board candidates? Do you hold the staff leadership position and wonder how you can better partner with your board? This class offers important  information for you whether you are a well-seasoned or first-time board member. You will learn:

  • How your organization fits in context with other Alaska nonprofits
  • How different types of boards are configured and function
  • The roles and responsibilities  for board members
  • The key differences between staff and board responsibilities

When you leave this class, you will better understand the board's role in helping your organization accomplish its mission.

Teleconference Info:

1-800-509-6344 Code:3498502#

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Mike Walsh   Vice President/Director of Public Policy, The Foraker Group
Mike has lived in Alaska for over 25 years, most of that time in Fairbanks. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Public Administration from Purdue University, a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas, and a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Mike served in the administration of Governor Tony Knowles and Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer as Deputy Director of the Fairbanks Office of the Governor, and has worked extensively with local nonprofit boards and agencies on a wide range of policy and management issues. He is a past President of and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the nonprofit Fairbanks Community Food Bank, and is President of the Board of Directors for Dance Theatre Fairbanks, a small nonprofit. He is a long-time Adjunct Professor of Political Science for both the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska Pacific University. As Vice President, Mike responsibility for development and provision of our business planning services and he provides training to boards and staff on a variety of topics, including lobbying and advocacy and outcomes evaluation. To date he has facilitated dozens of strategic planning sessions, facilitated the development of scores of nonprofit business plans, worked with multiple organizations considering various types of mergers and collaborations, and trained hundreds of nonprofit boards and staff of Alaska nonprofits.