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Whether you are veteran nonprofit board member or are joining the Boulder Chamber Orchestra board as your first governance experience, the essential elements of board governance are critical for healthy leadership. Join nonprofit governance expert, Emily Davis, in a discussion about governance best practices including: − Governing roles and responsibilities. − Various “hats” board members’ wear and when to wear each one. − Clearer roles, expectations, and commitments of board and staff in organizational leadership. − Strategies for effective recruitment and retention of boards. − Enhancing accountability among board leadership for sustainability. Matching the passion for a mission with governance essentials will serve you as an individual board member, Boulder Chamber Orchestra, and create engagement within the board.

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  • 1. COVERING YOUR BOARD BASES/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceBoulder Chamber OrchestraEmily Davis, MNM, CGTEmily Davis ConsultingSeptember 23, 2014

2. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceTURN ON YOUR TECHFollow the conversation@AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#governance#nonprofit#leadership#philanthropy 3. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceA LITTLE ABOUT ME 4. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceA LITTLE ABOUT YOU30 seconds or lessName &Title1 Questionfor Today 1 NonprofitGovernanceBuzz Word 5. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceWHAT ARE YOUR FEARS? 6. Roles & ResponsibilitiesHats We WearShared Leadership/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceLETS GET STARTED:GOVERNANCE 7. 10 BASIC BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governance1. Determine mission &purpose2. Select the chiefexecutive3. Support & evaluatethe chief executive4. Ensure effectiveplanning5. Monitor & strengthenprograms & services6. Ensure adequatefinancial resources7. Protect assets &provide financialoversight8. Build a competentboard9. Ensure legal & ethicalintegrity10. Enhance theorganizations publicstanding 8. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceACTIVITYHow does the board as a wholeperform the 10 responsibilities listed?Rate the board as a whole on a scalefrom 1 4.4 = Outstanding3 = Good2 = Fair1 = Poor 9. BOARD ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceSetorganizationaldirectionProvideoversightEnsurenecessaryresources 10. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceWHY 100% BOARD GIVING?? 11. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceSPHERES OF INFLUENCE NEW DONORSdirect mail, eventsANNUAL DONORSDirect appeals,volunteer involvementMAJOR DONORSPersonal relationshipsCommittee and boardinvolvementPLANNED GIFTSPersonal relationships& involvementCould be anyone! 12. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceFUNDRAISING PROCESSProspecting Identification PreparationCultivating Build theRelationshipEngage theDonor Ask for the GiftStewarding Recognition Reporting Communicating Engagement 13. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyDFEARLESS FUNDRAISING:A BOARD MEMBER@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceCHECKLIST!Fundraising opportunitiesand responsibilities forboard membersBe honest. Be realistic.Take a risk! 14. THE DIFFERENT HATS WE WEAR/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyDVolunteerHat@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceLegal HatAmbassadorHat 15. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceENSURE BOARD & ED ENGAGEMENT*ED is displacing boardGOVERNANCE ASOBSERVATIONED is in constructivepartnership with boardGOVERNANCE ASLEADERSHIPED is going thru themotions with the boardGOVERNANCE ASATTENDANCEED is displaced by boardGOVERNANCE ASMICROMANAGEMENTEDENGAGEMENTBOARD ENGAGEMENT* Source: Richard Chair et. al. Governance as Leadership 16. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceEXERCISE TIME!Write board in the space provided if youthink it is a board responsibility.Write staff if you think it is aresponsibility carried out by the staff.Write both if you think it is aresponsibility shared by staff and board. 17. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceBoardLeadsShares values thru policiesthat put mission in actionHires, supports, assessesEDOpens funding resources incommunityOversees financial duediligenceRecruits & retains newboard membersED LeadsDevelops/ Proposes policyquestionsHires, supervises,motivates staffDevelops & implementsprogramsSharedLeadershipStrategic planFundraising plan &strategiesEvaluationsPrep board meetingsSHARED LEADERSHIP 18. HOW FUNCTIONAL ARE WE?DysfunctionalFunctional/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyDExceptional@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceDramaticDisengagementConflictOf no realconsequenceResponsibleCompliantAnticipatesPlansSeesopportunitiesUnconscious Conscious Enlightened 19. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceCONFLICT MANAGEMENT 20. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceEVALUATION 21. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governance 22. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceRECRUITMENT &RETENTION THATROCKS! 23. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceWHAT WORKS? 24. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceCOMMUNICATE EXPECTATIONS 25. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceTIMELINEMonth1 Review docs & past recruitment Design self-evalMonth2 Conduct self-eval & demo matrix Design application, interview questions & outreach messagingMonth3 Add to website & send to networksMonth4 Schedule & conduct interviews Invite to board meetingMonth5 Host at board meeting Make recommendationsMonth5 Inform candidates Schedule orientation Introduce board buddiesMonth6 Debrief process Document for future 26. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceSELF ASSESSMENT 27. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceCREATE A PIPELINEEvent orcommunityvolunteerCommitteememberBoardmember atlargeBoardofficerHonoraryboardmember 28. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceAPPLICATION PROCESS 29. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceALWAYS SHARE 30. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceOUTREACH 31. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceVETTING CANDIDATES 32. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceDUE DILIGENCE 33. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceWRAP UP 34. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governance 35. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceFINDING SUCCESSExpectationsJoyfulleadershipAccountabilitySuccess!Science Art 36. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceORIENTATION 37. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceBOARD CULTURE 38. OVER-COMMITTEDBUSY, BUSY, BUSYORGANIZER/emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyDLIKES RECOGNITION@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceWHAT MAKES EM TICK* Always YES Wants to helpeveryone &everything Caution! Need lots tostay engaged Dont let themsit around Verbal &print Use titles &acknowledgment Stays focused & on track Great for events May get discouraged byothers lack of support Lots of ideas forimprovement Pair with an Organizerto keep things movingCREATIVE*Abigail Harmon 39. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governance 40. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceBOARD REPORTS 41. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governancePROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTTrainingsAssociationsPracticeleadership 42. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceRECOGNITION 43. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceARE YOU READY TO ROCK?What is ONE thingyou will taketowards yourboard recruitmentor retentionpractices? 44. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governance 45. /emilydavisconsulting /AskEmilyD@bldrchamberorch#nonprofit#governanceEmily Davis, MNMEmily Davis Consulting(720) 515-0581emily@emilydavisconsulting.comemilydavisconsulting.comemilydavisconsulting.com/blog

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