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AFP Webinar: Herding Well-Intended Cats: A Survival Guide to Navigating Small Shop Boards of Directors

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Many small non-profit organizations are led by well-intended, dedicated and thoughtful Boards of Directors. Those generous volunteer leaders also often have little experience with or knowledge of the practical realities faced by professional executive staff. In this session, led by a small shop veteran, we will discuss how to successfully navigate and manage a Board of Directors, including understanding the different types of Boards of Directors, developing foundational documents, and creating systems that set realistic expectations for volunteers and staff alike.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

1.Identify the types of Boards of Directors and their corresponding characteristics

2.Understand the foundational documents needed to facilitate a successful Board

3.Identify the core elements of a system with realistic expectations

Presenter:  Amy Wolfe, MPPA, CFRE

Amy Wolfe is a partner in Mujeres Poderosas, a collaboration of hard-working, determined and passionate women sharing their collective wisdom for the betterment of non-profit organizations. Her career includes tenure serving as President and CEO of AgSafe for over a decade, as Vice President of the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, as an account executive for E&J Gallo Winery and as a legislative aide for the California State Assembly.

Ms. Wolfe is dedicated to her community serving on the Boards of Directors of the Modesto Rotary Club, The Salas Foundation and Protected Harvest, being an involved member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, various California county Farm Bureaus and a Girl Scout for 35 years.

Ms. Wolfe received her Master of Public Policy and Administration from CSU, Sacramento, her Bachelor of Science from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and is accredited as a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE).

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