NPCC, Good Governance: Key Practices for Nonprofit Board Members
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When: 02/01/2018
9:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York
135 West 36th Street
15th Floor
New York, New York  10018
United States

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Nonprofit boards are critical to the success of NYC organizations. This hands-on workshop offers essential information to help boards fulfill their roles. Presenters offer straightforward descriptions, examples and thought-provoking visuals to de-mystify tricky governance terms and concepts. Participants then work in groups on a case study that expands their ability to identify and avoid common governance traps.

Workshop material is based on The Good Governance Blueprint, a free resource developed by the NYC Nonprofit Board Development Coalition, a group of nonprofit governance experts convened by NYC Service, a division of the Mayor's Office. In addition to providing information about the Blueprint, presenters will also share information about other valuable, free resources to support nonprofit board development and director education. 

Key Takeaways:

  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of individual board members
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the board on whole
  • Tips on identifying, preventing and -- if needed -- addressing common board problems


This workshop will be presented by Laura Klein, Executive Director of charitySTRONG, and Luana K. Lewis, Senior Vice President of Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York.

Area of Excellence: Governance

Level: No prior knowledge (101 level): Attendees will not need significant prior knowledge of the subject area.

Please Note: This meeting is open to both current NPCC nonprofit members and non-member organizations and may be limited to ONE person per organization due to space constraints. If your organization is not a current nonprofit member of NPCC, you can visit for more information on joining NPCC.

This workshop is free for NPCC members and $35 for nonmembers. For more information or to register, visit:

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