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AFP CA, Golden Gate Chapter: Live Webinars & Networking: East Bay Series

February 27, 2014

Topic: Firing Lousy Board Members and Helping Others Succeed
Presenter: Simone Joyaux, ACFRE
When: 10:00-12:00 a.m.
Where: James Irvine Conference Center at the East Bay Community Foundation, 353 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Oakland CA

The program runs from 10:00-11:30 a.m. with optional networking from 11:30-12:00 p.m.

This AFP event is Free due to generous underwriting by Mechanics Bank and East Bay Community Foundation
CFRE Continuing Education Credit available (1.5)

RSVP: (Those who register in advance will receive slide notes)

Questions: Naomi Sultana Young, CFRE, AFP Golden Gate Board of Directors, or (510) 648-4596

About the Session
Yes, your organization should fire non-performing board members. Of course, that means you have to define what is good and not so good. And you need ways to fire them that don't cause pain – to them or your organization. Join this workshop to learn the secrets to this tricky business.
And please! Do not decide to "just stick it out" till someone's term expires!
At the conclusion of this session, participants will:

  • Understand the distinction between good and not-so-good board member performance.
  • Understand how to encourage non-performers to resign.
  • Recognize why this matters.

About the Presenter:
Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE is described as "one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector." She provides consulting services in governance, fund development, and strategic planning. Joyaux presents all over the world, has written three books and contributed to several others. She blogs as Simone Uncensored and is the founder of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island.

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