1. How to Transform Board Members into Better Ambassadors & Resource Raisers

How to Transform Board Members into Better Ambassadors & Resource Raisers

How to Transform Board Members into Better Ambassadors & Resource Raisers
Event ID: 72647
Session ID: 15634
Live Webinar Date: 10/24/2019, 1 PM Eastern

Date: 10/24/2019, 1 PM Eastern
Duration: Scheduled for 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter(s): Lynn Ivey, Nonprofit Management Consultant
Price: $299.00 webinar or On-Demand, $399.00 webinar and On-Demand. Each option may be viewed by an unlimited number of attendees in one room. On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
Who Should Attend? Chief executives, officers, directors, board leadership, board members, senior management, financial staff, managers, supervisors, and marketing and community outreach staff

Well trained board members extend your reach into the community, spreading the word about your nonprofit’s accomplishments, as well as building long term relationships with donors, funders and investors. To be successful, they need coordinated key messages, a story bank to pull from, good data to prove your results, and active coaching in order to effectively support your nonprofit’s vision for the future. It all starts with who you select for your board and if you do this well, you’ll have a life-long supporter for your cause.

Please join Lynn Ivey as she provides guidance on transforming your board members into effective ambassadors and resource raisers to support and further your nonprofit’s mission. Learn effective ways to manage this transformation process starting with recruiting new board members and equipping the board for success. Find a range of options to adapt to your nonprofit’s needs that will deliver results that will strengthen your program.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • Characteristics to look for when recruiting new board members
  • Helping board members understand what is expected of them
  • Creating engaging key messages
  • Coordinating efforts to avoid missteps
  • Developing storytelling competencies
  • Assisting reluctant board members to overcome their fears
  • Building skills in starting meaningful conversations
  • Implementing a social media strategy
  • Sample training tools to support your efforts



Your conference leader for “Managing Nonprofit Staff: Avoid Pitfalls & Reduce Risk in Real Time” is Lynn Ivey. Ms. Ivey is a consultant to nonprofit organizations. Her nonprofit experience spans more than 20 years and includes prior nonprofit positions with healthcare, education, and family support/intervention programs. Her roles have been diverse including that of the administrator of one of South Carolina’s largest nonprofit hospice programs. In addition she has held a variety of other nonprofit positions including: director and coordinator of volunteer programs, personnel manager, social worker, and preschool director. Ms. Ivey holds licenses as a social worker and long-term care administrator. Because of her wealth of first-hand experience both in senior nonprofit executive and volunteer positions, Ms. Ivey is a sought-after speaker and has presented at many national and state conferences, and regional meetings. Ms. Ivey has also served as a clinical instructor and staff trainer. Ms. Ivey also has a wealth of experience as a volunteer. Her volunteer experiences include: women’s shelters, a theater company, U.S. Navy Family Service Center, and scouting. Most recently she has held volunteer positions serving on the National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professionals CEO Steering Committee, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Cancer Control Advisory Committee, South Carolina Association of Residential Care Homes Board of Directors, to mention only a few.

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