Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards-Ensuring Effective Planning AND Monitoring and Strengthening Programs and Services-EPNRC Lunch & Learn Fall Series

November 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Estes Valley Library, Hondius Room
335 E Elkhorn Ave
Estes Park, CO 80517
Jill Lancaster

Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards-Session 3

EPNRC Lunch & Learn Roundtable Discussions Fall Series

Ensuring Effective Planning AND Monitoring and Strengthening Programs and Services

Thursday, November 16, 2017 * Noon – 1:30 pm 
Estes Valley Library, Hondius Room

These five monthly lunch & learn roundtable discussions will focus on the Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards.  Roundtables are free to all nonprofit leaders in or serving the Estes Valley with a special emphasis on encouraging board member attendance. Board members need more than enthusiasm for a cause, passion for a mission, or good intentions. To be effective, they need to understand and perform all of their governing responsibilities. Thanks to a generous grant from the Village Thrift shop, every organization will receive the highly acclaimed BoardSource book and workbook “Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards.”  It is our belief that by participating in live discussions around this issue, nonprofit leaders will take away real-life examples of how to LIVE and model great board governance.

Note: Limited to 50 organizations and each organization must make a commitment to send at least one person to each session.

Program Details – All Lunch & Learn Roundtable Discussions are held on Thursdays from Noon – 1:30 pm in the Hondius Room at the Estes Valley Library.  Each roundtable discussion will be facilitated by leaders in the field – those with experience in that particular topic.

  • November 16 – Ensuring Effective Planning AND Monitoring and Strengthening Programs and Services; Melissa Westover, Estes Valley Restorative Justice; Tim McLemore, Crossroads Ministry
  • December 14 – Selecting, Supporting and Evaluating the Chief Executive; Paul Mueller, Mueller, Pye & Associates, CPA and Kevin Cory, Chief People Officer, Noble, Inc.
  • January 11 – Ensuring Legal and Ethical Integrity AND Enhancing the Organization’s Public Standing ; Frank Lancaster, Town of Estes Park

Program Objectives & Outcomes

Objectives: to provide local training and discussion on the Ten Basic Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards to ensure that our community’s organizations have the resources, leadership, and oversight necessary to carry out their missions and other vital activities; build capacity for our community’s nonprofits; and, encourage networking, problem solving and resource building.  Specifically to train board members and other nonprofit leaders in the area of governance.

Outcomes: Improved knowledge of board roles and responsibilities and board governance issues resulting in increased nonprofit performance, effective stewardship of resources, increased sustainability, and a higher level of public trust.

Facilitated by: Melissa Westover, Estes Valley Restorative Justice
Cost: FREE
Registration Required



Bring your lunch and join us. For questions or more information, please contact Jill Lancaster, Executive Director at director@epnonprofit.org.

Don’t miss out! For more information and to join EPNRC today visit: EPNRC Membership

If you have ideas for future roundtable discussions, please contact EPNRC Executive Director, Jill Lancaster at director@epnonprofit.org


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