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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Building Effective Boards.One Member at a Time" Workshop

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers, supervisors and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT "Building Effective Boards.One Member at a Time" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Non-Profit Series. The workshop provides board members or those considering board membership the skills to become more productive and move the organization forward in its mission and vision. The workshop includes a variety of learning styles: lecture, small group work, and question and answer session to help participants take board operations to the next level. Cliff Smith, president of United Way of Lee is instructor for the program.

WHEN 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday, June 9

WHERE Student Union 213

WHY To learn:
 Level of commitment required of a board member
 Passion for the organizational vision
 Embracing "inclusion and diversity" in membership
 Responsibilities and expectations of the position
 Variety of skills and contacts to look for in board composition
 Details such as committee assignments, fundraising, goal setting

COST $69

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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