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Keys to Successful Board Governance
February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Whether you are new, an experienced vet or even an Executive Director looking to better manage your organization’s board-when it comes to board governance this workshop is for you. Learn what high performing boards are doing to be the driving force behind their nonprofits success. Get the latest research, best practices, tools, dashboards and resources to find out what works and what doesn’t.
Brigid Lang, MPA, CFRE, CPC
Bridget Lang is a consultant and coach who has worked in nonprofits for more than 25 years, with particular passion for organizational development and fundraising. Recent appointments include Interim Deputy Executive Director at the Human Services Council, Interim Chief Development Officer at Oliver Scholars and Executive Director at Grace Institute, a workforce development program. Brigid has done extensive consulting in fundraising, nonprofit management, C-suite coaching, multiracial/ multicultural team building, diverse board development & governance, and training with an anti-racist lens. She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Columbia University and B.A. in English from Vassar College. She is currently Chair of the Board of Delgracia Corp, Inc., a startup nonprofit whose mission is to assist young mothers aging out of foster care. Brigid’s practice is grounded in the organizing principles of the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond and focuses on the concentration of power in organizations. Her work includes systems analysis and preparation for change, fundraising, governance, leadership and developing mechanisms for accountability. She is a member of Racial Literacy Groups, the Associations of Fundraising Professionals and Nonprofit Professionals and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.
Rodney M. Fuller, LMSW, MBA, PhDC
(and a Board Certified Professional and Executive Coach through the College of Executive Coaching)
Rodney Fuller is an Affiliate Consultant with the Support Center, YRM Consulting and CadencePace Partners. He was formerly the CEO/President at several other organizations, including Fresh Youth Initiatives in Washington Heights, NY, the Boys and Girls Club of Newark, one of the largest Boys and Girls Clubs in the Country, and an anchor institution in the city of Newark and the city’s largest after school provider. Of the 4,500 Boys and Girls Clubhouses across the country, the Boys and Girls Club of Newark was the only one to offer free in-house pediatric dental, vision, Health Care and behavioral health services to its Club members, with their own in-house Physician, Dentist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, addressing many of the root causes of the educational achievement gap and lack of school readiness: the destabilization of the family resulting from economic insecurity and inequality. As a reputed “Turn-around-artist,” Mr. Fuller has the distinction of having led, “Turned around” 10 non-profit organizations from the Executive Director/ CEO/President position. In addition, Rodney has been featured in local and national media. He was selected as an outstanding African American role model and featured in a series of ads that aired on NBC television. He has appeared on Good Morning America, Good Day New York, and New York 1. He has been featured in articles published by the NY Times and Daily news newspapers. Rodney is a Union Square Award Recipient, a Robert Bowne Foundation Research Fellow.
Rodney has been an adjunct professor, teaching macro practice, administration, community organization and social welfare policy Courses, at Marymount Manhattan College, Lehman College, Hunter College School of Social Work and Ramapo College New Jersey and the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University. Rodney has an MSW from Hunter College, Silberman School and is a licensed clinical social worker/Therapist, trained at Ackerman Institute for the Family. Rodney is a PhD-C at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work.
Rodney has received Advanced Executive Education Certificates from such competitive institutions and rigorous programs as Columbia Business School, Fordham University School for Nonprofit Management, American Express Executive Leadership Academy, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education.
Rodney is a Board Certified Personal and Executive Coach through the College of Executive Coaching. Finally, ever pushing himself and others who wish to #pursueyourexellence, Mr. Fuller, is currently pursuing certification as an Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach (ACPEC), through the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
As of Jan 13, this session seems to be listed as having no fee. There is also a second session mentioned on Feb 14. Contact the Support Center directly for clarification.