Board Training in King County is a forum for executive directors and board members to network with colleagues, learn about specific governance topics, and discuss issues facing their organizations. We encourage two or more from your organization to attend together.
Board Training in King County sessions are held in the 8th floor Panoramic Room of the Pacific Tower at 1200 12th Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98144.
Cost for most sessions is $40 for 501 Commons members, $45 for non-members, and $25 for nonprofits with budgets under $1 million. The sessions take place from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (subject to change)
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Better Words, Better World: Messaging for Board Members and Executives
Wednesday, November 14 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Erica Mills (Claxon Marketing)
The way you talk about your mission makes a difference when fundraising, engaging volunteers, and serving clients. Your messaging must be consistent and compelling – and that involves investing in your words! Find out how to adjust your messaging to different audiences, improve your mission statement, and choose words that truly capture people’s attention.
What You Need to Know About Board Governance
Wednesday, December 5 | 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Presenter: Beth McCaw (Washington Women's Foundation)
Whether you’re a new board member, someone who never received a proper orientation, or a seasoned board member who’s helping a new colleague understand their role, this session provides insight into core topics like the basics of nonprofits, legal obligations, personal risk, fiduciary responsibilities, and the concepts of governance. This session only costs $15!