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VO Workshop: Board 201 - A Complete Look at Being on a Board of Directors

March 16, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Board 201Whether you are currently on a Board of Directors with a not for profit or charitable organization or you’re seeking a position on a Board, this is the one “must-take workshop” for ensuring effective leadership and accountability. Effective governance is a crucial element of an organization's success.

Learning objectives

During this full-day workshop, with practical applications and discussion we will:

  • Explore governance, board structures and the roles of board members and staff
  • Examine the primary areas of board responsibility
  • Discuss risk management and how to minimize organizational and personal risk
  • Identify tips and tools to work effectively as a Board

Who Should Attend

  • Board members and anyone thinking of joining a Board
  • Past members of a Board of Directors and who want to explore the experience in a structured way
  • Organization staff, e.g. Volunteer Resource Managers or EDs, who recruit Board members

 Instructor

Claudia von Zweck, the corporate secretary on the Volunteer Ottawa Board of Directors, is an occupational therapist in private practice in Ottawa. She has diverse governance experience with not-for-profit organizations as a senior executive as well as through volunteer roles with a number of community agencies. In addition to joining the VO Board in 2014, Claudia currently serves as the project lead for several initiatives of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.

Claudia holds a Master’s of Science degree in Epidemiology and Doctorate in Rehabilitation Science from Queen’s University. She teaches in the Masters of Rehabilitation Science Program with the University of British Columbia and holds appointments as a Clinical Assistant Professor with both McMaster University and the University of British Columbia. 

 


Info:

Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or 


Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee

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Registration

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VO Member $180.00Register now
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Volunteer with a VO Member Organization $180.00Register now
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Affiliated $180.00Register now
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Non-Member $280.00Register now
Diversity in Leadership Participants $180.00Register now
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