Why is it that some small non-profit boards tend to get mired down in crises and create a feeling of dysfunction? Are these familiar issues for you: lack of fundraising experience or the desire to do so; resistance to change; focusing on the "little" picture and forgetting the big one; or micromanaging staff? Your board members may have the best of intentions, buy you must help them put "FUN" into the board's "Dysfunction". They need guidance in making their volunteer experience even better for themselves and for the organization. This session will provide participants various learning tools in creating a positive experience of change for boards in search for that "FUN" or "First-Class Understanding of Non-profits".

In this session:
  • Learn techniques to help create a "comfort zone" for board members
  • The 4G Network of Small Non-Profit Management
  • Learn how to "think like a big board" and stop trying to "Keep up with the Joneses"
  • Learn how to prevent Crisis to Crisis living!

Target Audience

This session is an excellent experience for beginning to intermediate level executive directors, development professionals, and volunteer board members of small and medium-sized non-profits facing volunteer leadership challenges.

About the Presenter:

Sean D. Hammerle, CFRE is the Founder and President of PLAID Consulting, LLC a Houston-based firm focused on philanthropic leadership and institutional development for small and medium sized non-profits. With over 20 years' experience in non-profit fundraising, Sean has raised over $50 million for organizations of all sizes and missions throughout his career. He is a member of the AFP International Board and Subject Matter Expert for CFRE International.

Program Information
Date Presented:
November 06, 2012 1:00 PM Eastern
1 hour, 30 minutes
The Ever Changing World of Small Non-Profit Boards
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