The Small Business Center of Haywood Community College will offer a free seminar entitled “Becoming a More Effective Non-Profit Board” on Thursday, November 4, from 6-8 pm, on campus in the Student Center, first floor.

Serving on the board of a nonprofit is not something to be taken lightly. Board members need to know the basic responsibilities and expectations to function effectively. What should you look for before making a decision to serve on a non-profit board? This workshop is geared to the existing board member, executive directors, and those considering serving on a non-profit board. Topics to be discussed:

  • Common Nonprofit Stress Points
  • Basic Responsibilities of Board Members
  • Board Recruitment
  • Board Orientation
  • Board Partners
  • Alternative Committee Models
  • Evaluating the Board
  • Basic Responsibilities of the ED
  • The ED’s Role in Managing/Leading the Board

For more information or to preregister for this free seminar, call the Small Business Center at 627 4512.