Comments from attendants:
"This workshop was very eye opening for me. It was a great tool to begin my new venture as an ED."
"Dynamic presenters - work well together."
This full-day session focuses on the skills, knowledge and practices necessary to exceed as an impactful Executive Director at a nonprofit organization.
Through the use of assessments, tools, discovery sessions and best practice presentations, participants will explore the balance between the “business side” and the “mission side” of their complex nonprofit position. We will examine key roles in—
We will provide a planning tool during the presentation and participants will leave with an action plan for personal growth. To maximize this investment of you time, we strongly encourage attendees to commit to the full day.
- The elements of leadership
- Financial stewardship
- Board recruitment
- Supervising staff
- Communicating with volunteers.
Registration includes a catered lunch.
Check-in begins at 8:30 am // training starts promptly at 9:00 am
Holly Ball, Capacity Builder
Holly Ball joined Nonprofit Network in 2016 as a Capacity Builder with over ten years of experience in the nonprofit sector. While with the United Way of Greater Toledo, she grew the Volunteer Center, lead advocacy efforts as Public Policy Lead and helped to steward a combined $13.8 million in community investments through managing health partnerships impacting access to healthcare and increasing healthy lifestyles. As a firm believer in the value of strategic volunteerism, Holly is a Certified Volunteer Administrator and has lead state-wide volunteer management efforts through her Presidency of the Ohio Volunteer Center Association. She is also a Service Enterprise Facilitator through Points of Light.
Katena Cain, Nonprofit Management Consultant
Katena is a professional consultant skilled at helping diverse groups and communities think creatively and collaboratively. She empowers people to translate conflict and differences into creative breakthrough. She is a management consultant with Nonprofit Network where she works primarily with initiatives surrounding diversity, inclusion and equity, communication and board governance. At Nonprofit Network, Katena has established the L.E.A.D (Leadership Exploration Achieving Diversity) leadership program with the goal of training diverse leaders to provide meaningful representation in service to the community. Additionally, Katena has developed a diversity, inclusion and equity toolkit and curriculum to be utilized across the State. She is a certified Bridges Out of Poverty trainer.
Tom Williams, Capacity Builder
Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1996 in roles at the local, state and national levels. Prior to coming to Nonprofit Network, Tom served as a statewide capacity building director with Michigan Habitat for Humanity, where he supported 73 separate governing boards through its affiliate structure. In this role, he assisted organizations in their strategic planning processes, operational standards, policy development and board governance practices. Before his time at the state level, Tom was involved in developing and implementing national partnerships, including Habitat's long-running relationship with Thrivent Financial. Tom also served as an Executive Director of a Habitat affiliate.
Regina Funkhouser, Executive Director
Regina Funkhouser has been the Executive Director of Nonprofit Network since June 2009. Previously she was owner and principal consultant for Funkhouser Consulting, a Jackson, MI firm specializing in providing support, guidance and consulting services to nonprofit organizations. She had a wide and diverse client base including the Center for Family Health, Family Service & Children's Aid, Community Action Agency, Child and Parent Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Jackson School of the Arts and many more.
Cost (includes catered lunch):
Nonprofit Network Members: $60.00
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