Serving on Nonprofit Boards: Good Governance and Guidance for Legal Professionals

Date: December 24 2019 CLE Credits: 2 General

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Rebroadcast - December 24, 2019

  • 9:00-11:15am PST / 10:00-12:15pm MST / 11:00-1:15pm CST / 12:00-2:15pm EST

    Course Description

    This program was recorded on October 21, 2019

    Serving as an effective member of a dynamic nonprofit Board is challenging. Often, it can feel like an episode of the television show "Survivor." In this engaging seminar, explore practical and refreshingly unique ways in which you can transform your Board journey into an "Amazing Race,” capable of translating bold vision into reality. Moving beyond a simple review of Board roles and responsibilities, this seminar dives deep into the key practices of dynamic nonprofit Boards, potential pitfalls to avoid, as well as current trends and hot topics. Attorneys will find added value in discussion of IRS areas of enforcement focus and strategies to manage conflicts of interest and mitigate risk. By the conclusion of the seminar, attendees will be equipped to embody excellence in nonprofit governance.



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    • Gregory Nielsen
      Gregory Nielsen is President and CEO of Nielsen Training & Consulting, LLC. He is an experienced nonprofit CEO and consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations excel. Gregory has earned the prestigious BoardSource Certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting. He is also a frequent speaker on nonprofit leadership and governance and host of the podcast Nonprofit Vision.

      Gregory previously served as CEO of the Center of Nonprofit Excellence (CNPE), expanding the reach of the organization to serve more than 500 nonprofit organizations through consulting and professional development. During this time, Gregory also helped launch Destination:Excellence, a 6 month leadership development program for nonprofit executives and Circles of Excellence, a peer-to-peer learning program for nonprofit leaders. The growth and accomplishments of CNPE under his leadership were recognized locally and nationally, and the organization was honored with awards from the Better Business Bureau for Ethics and the Louisville Urban League for championing diversity.

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        • 2 General Credits
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      1. Nonprofit Board Roles and Responsibilities
      2. 5 Characteristics of Highly Effective Boards
      3. Current Trends and Hot Topics in Board Governance
      4. IRS Regulation and Caselaw to Know
      5. Managing Conflicts of Interest and Mitigating Risk

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