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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Presentation at 8:30 a.m., Networking at 10:00 a.m.
Light Breakfast Provided

Event Description

Board Governance and the Effective Board-Executive Director Relationship

James Lussier,  Founder & Principal Consultant, The Lussier Center/TLC

During this session, you will learn the following:

  • The principles of effective board governance, how it is a prerequisite to and complements a highly functional management team;
  • What needs to be developed at both the governance and management levels to guide organizational performance; and 
  • How to implement an effective approach and then measure its contribution to meeting your organization's purpose and desired objectives

Target Audience:
This training is best suited for board members and nonprofit executives.

Pre-session materials:
To best prepare for this session, please fill out pages 2-4 of these worksheets. This is designed to stimulate your thinking about Board work. Pages 6 and 7 will be discussed during the session. 
Board Effectiveness and Governance 

Area of Nonprofit Excellence - Governance

Every learning opportunity NAO offers is aligned with one of nine areas of our Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence that NAO believes are critical to every nonprofit’s effectiveness and success. Diversity, equity and inclusion are essential for a thriving, effective and successful nonprofit; therefore, DE&I is embedded across all nine areas.

This event focuses on Governance. For additional resources in this category, visit: Governance.

About the Presenter

James Lussier,  Founder & Principal Consultant, The Lussier Center/TLC


Jim Lussier currently serves as President of The Lussier Center (TLC) which specializes in providing guidance to organizations on governance effectiveness, leadership development and strategic planning, all directed at organizational performance excellence in all types of organizations in Oregon and internationally. He previously served as the President and CEO of St. Charles Health System.


$35 NAO Member
$65 Nonmember

If you are logged in as an NAO member you will see your member discount reflected in the cost listed on the following registration page. For questions about this event, or trouble registering contact


September 26th, 2018 8:30 AM   through   10:29 AM
Ecotrust - 2nd Floor
Billy Frank Jr Conference
721 NW 9th Ave #200
Portland, OR 97209
Event Fee(s)
Price $ 65.00
Event Particulars
City Portland
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Leadership Development, Networking
Event Region Metropolitan Portland
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding

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