Foundation Center, Boards and Communication: How and When to Talk to Your Board, For Better Results
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When: 02/07/2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: The Foundation Center
32 Old Slip
24th floor
New York, New York  10005
United States

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How can you foster better bonds, teamwork, and overall communication amongst your board? Boards perform their duties more effectively when communication is clear, considerate, and authentic. Join us for a special workshop to help you build stronger and better communication between board members, and between the board and executive director. The session will tackle such questions as:

  • What does good communication look like in a board, and what are the results?
  • How do you handle difficult conversations with your board?
  • How do you build trust?
  • What forms of communication maximize the board’s time, attention, and skills?

About the Presenter:

Michael Davidson has extensive experience providing technical assistance in board governance both as a trainer and workshop leader for Executive Directors and board members and as a consultant and coach for nonprofit boards.  
His experience includes:

  • Lead trainer and curriculum designer for the United Way Linkages program, introducing more than 300 young professionals to the skills needed to fulfill the responsibilities of board members
  • Chair of Governance Matters providing leadership for panels, conferences and research projects designed to advance the sectors understanding of effective board governance and leadership
  • Invited speaker on current trends in board governance for numerous organizations, including bar associations, fundraising professionals and nonprofit professionals
  • Member of the review panel for the New York Times Awards of Excellence
  • Consultant to more than 150 nonprofit organizations assisting in governance reform, recruitment planning, executive director transition, executive director evaluation, board assessment, fundraising, strategic planning, etc.

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