Support Center, Board Leadership & Collaboration
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 Export to Your Calendar 4/25/2018
When: 04/25/2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where: Webinar
New York
United States

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This webinar is the final session in our Lunch & Learn Board Webinar Series. Nonprofits are not simply business models but rather a hybrid of community and business. As such boards must rely upon effective collaboration to be successful. Everything from strategy and operations to managing resources and risks relies upon highly engaged boards operating in collaborative cultures that ensure broad input into decision-making. The best boards understand how to create a high-performance culture that promotes effective leadership through teamwork and collaboration.  Drawing upon theories of organization behavior, this webinar will examine strategies for creating a collaborative board culture that delivers higher levels of productivity and satisfaction.  Topics will include creating a collaborative culture and values, building organizational commitment, cultivating collective thinking, and using a team approach to build sustainable board engagement and satisfaction.

This webinar series is best suited for:
  • Executive Directors
  • Board Members
  • Senior Leadership Staff


Gilles Mesrobian

Gilles Mesrobian is a Senior Associate at the Support Center, and facilitates Interim Executive Leadership Training. Most recently, he completed Interim Executive assignments at Abraham House, Reeves-Reed Arboretum, the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York and Abraham House.

With many years of experience, Gilles' consulting background covers a broad range of organizational work in the nonprofit sector, including executive leadership transition, organizational restructuring, mission change, search, development, as well as addressing structural deficits.

Gilles formerly served as the Executive Director of Miracle House of New York and is membership Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Health. He holds an M.S. degree from Boston University in International Communications/ Journalism and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto. Gilles is a Tanenbaum Leadership Initiative Fellow of the Milano School for Non Profit Management, and is bilingual in French/English.

The cost of the webinar is $35. For more information or to register, visit:


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