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"What Can Board Chairs Do to Make Boards Work?"
Start Date: 9/15/2011Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 9/15/2011End Time: 5:30 PM
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Event Description:
Presented by Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management and VCG Governance Matters

We all know that nonprofits need excellent Boards, but how do they get that way? And what can Board Chairs do to maintain excellent governance practices?

Finalists from this year’s Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership will sit with Dean David Birdsell of the Baruch College School of Public Affairs (and Chair of VCG-GM) for a conversation about what makes their Boards--and their organizations--successful.

Welcome and Introduction:
Jason Lilien
Bureau Chief, Charities Bureau, Office of the New York State Attorney General
(in charge of staffing the Attorney General’s Leadership Committee for Nonprofit Revitalization)

David S. Birdsell
Dean, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College & Chair of the Board of VCG Governance Matters

Bonnie Carter
Board President, Essex County Court Appointmented Special Advocates for Children

Robert B. Mellins
Board Chair, Louis August Jonas Foundation

Janet Rico
Board Member & Chair of the Board Operations Committee,
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York

Christopher Linen
Board Chair, Urban Education Exchange

Cost: $15 VCG non-members, $10 VCG-members, Free for students with valid student ID


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Location Information:
Baruch College - Information & Technology Building (Library Building)  (View Map)
151 E. 25th St.
New York, NY 10010
New York
Room: Atrium, Rackow Room and Lounge - Rooms 750 and 760
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