Webinar: Recruiting, Developing and Retaining a Strong, Working Board

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Recruiting, Developing and Retaining a Strong, Working Board

If you are an all-volunteer organization or have a very small staff, you rely on your foundation's board to take on meaningful work in the organization. This may be a different board role than in a large foundation with multiple staff. How do you identify the "right" people for your board, empower them and connect them to meaningful work?  Join us to learn practical tips for recruiting, developing and retaining a board that is willing to WORK.

 Robin Callahan, CFRE, CEFL is the executive director of the National School Foundation Association. She formerly served as the executive director of the Issaquah Schools Foundation (WA).  Beginning as a board member in 1998, Robin worked collaboratively with her Staff, Board and District to create a culture of philanthropy in which the entire community values and invests in public education.  She has a unique insight into most aspects of schools foundation management. In her 14 year tenure, the Foundation grew from one half-time employee to a large team who raises approximately $1.8M annually and oversees numerous, high impact programs.  This growth was only possible through the tremendous leadership and dedication of the foundations' board.  She is a powerful advocate for students and public education, believing schools foundations are a highly effective conduit through which the community can transform lives.   

A recording of this webinar is available in the Member Resource Library. It can be accessed by unlimited numbers of your board and staff with a membership log in. If you are not already a member of NSFA, Join TODAY!  Need help logging in?  Contact info@schoolfoundations.org