Working with Boards
Date & Time
Tuesday, September 25, 2001
10:30 AM-2:30 PM
Akron-Summit Co. Public Library Nordonia Hills

9458 Olde Eight Road
Register Below:

Fee includes lunch and materials

CEU Credits:
Deadline: Tuesday, September 18, 2001
Limit: 30
Registered Now: 12
Both the board and the E.D. have leadership and fiduciary responsibility. The mission guides both. Both are passionate about the mission. Both have a vision of what might be-hopefully a shared vision. The devil is in the details and in the relationships.

In this half-day workshop, you will explore a dynamic relationship between the board and the director that serves both well. This approach to board and director relationships can become a positive force fostering creative and fruitful accomplishments.

Intended Audience
Staff working directly with the Board, primarily Directors
Key Takeaways
  • Gain insights into the dynamics of working with the board
  • Use those insights to improve Board and Director effectiveness.
  • Discover tools of the trade for fostering creative and fruitful relationships with the Board
  • Learn to fret less and sleep better
Course Content
  • Who Are You Kidding?
  • The Board’s Role and the Director’s Role Revisited
  • Creating a Dynamic Tension
  • Thriving Under This Tension ,
Al Abramovitz Ph.D is currently the director of Executive Education for Case Western Reserve's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations. He served for eight years as Superintendent of Cleveland Heights-University Heights City Schools where he founded Project CARE (Chemical Abuse Reduced through Education). Dr. Abramovitz consults for a range of nonprofit organizations in strategic thinking, organizational development, curriculum design, and grant writing. He was honored as Mandel Center Faculty Member of the year in 1998.