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From Seed to Harvest: Growing an Engaged Board of Directors – Huntington

May 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Premier of WV Principle & Practice for Nonprofit Excellence #3 – Governance

A nonprofit’s board of directors is the organization’s steward and is responsible for developing and maintaining public trust by ensuring effective movement toward the organization’s mission. To be effective, the role of the board members needs to be clearly defined and focus on providing overall leadership and strategic direction to the organization. In this two-part Governance overview, you will learn key elements of board roles, structure, and operations critical for growing an engaged board and reaching its full potential. Lunch is included.

CEUs: 3.5 Social Work hours; 3.5 CECNPM hours (Core Area: Nonprofit Management)


10:00-10:30 Introductions; Principles & Practices Introduction; What’s your most challenging Board Governance issue?

10:30-11:30 Principle #3A – Board Roles

11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-1:00 Principle #3B – Board Structure

1:00-1:30 Networking – Governance mastermind groups

1:30-2:00 WVNPA Member Benefit Overview, Advocacy Issues, Role of the WVNPA

About the Presenter:

Jeremy Turner, a native of Huntington, WV, is the Founder and Managing Director of EPIC Mission, a coaching and consulting firm for entrepreneurs, nonprofits and small businesses. Since earning his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Marshall University in 1997, Jeremy has served in leadership roles for industry giants and grassroots startup ventures within the for-profit and nonprofit sectors. Mr. Turner is a DISC-Certified Behavioral Consultant and Certified Behavioral Life Coach with broad-ranging professional experience and a voracious appetite for self-directed learning. Jeremy is a sought after coach, consultant, speaker and trainer, and has worked with many groups and organizations on topics including board development, business and nonprofit basics, communication, entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational development, and strategic planning. These skills and experiences continue to prove valuable as he and his team acquire and serve new clients, primarily throughout the Tri-State Area and the Carolinas. Believing that life is not a spectator sport, Jeremy has for years been quite active within his community. He has served on the boards of over a dozen nonprofit organizations, operating as both an active board member and a trusted advisor. In addition to the 75+ clients served by EPIC Mission since its founding in 2013, Jeremy takes on several pro-bono clients each year in order to help ensure that the organizations who most need help are not denied assistance due to lack of funding. His personal mantra is to serve others and those who serve others, and he looks forward to learning how he and EPIC Mission may be of service to you and those around you. After nearly 20 years away, Mr. Turner has recently moved from Charlotte, NC and once again lives in Huntington, WV with his wife Brandie and their assortment of 4-legged children. When Jeremy is not working, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, camping, fishing, golfing, listening to live music, traveling, and cheering on The Herd.

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May 11, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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West Virginia Nonprofit Association


Barboursville Holiday Inn & Suites
3551 Rt. 60 East
Barboursville, WV 25504 United States
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