Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
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Roanoke Higher Education Center Room 410 
108 N. Jefferson Street
Roanoke, VA 24016

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Carly Oliver 
Community Foundation Serving Western Virginia 

Please join us for our first NPO CONNECT of the fiscal year! 

We'd love to see you!

LET'S TALK ABOUT: Building a Board Pipeline

One of the most important responsibilities of a nonprofit board is to ensure qualified new members are added to its membership and those members remain engaged in the work. Board building shouldn’t happen when it's time to fill a vacancy; it should be an ongoing process with year-round activities. This workshop guides participants through a process that focuses on the steps needed to build an effective board. Understanding these steps can help boards avoid the common ups and downs of building and maintaining an enthusiastic board. 

Nonprofit staff and board me  mbers are welcome!  Space is limited.

COST: FREE!  Please note that if you register and are unable to make the networking event, you will need to let Foundaiton staff know immediately so that others may participate.  

SPEAKER: Cindy Colson, Deputy Director of Partnerships, Consulting & Impact

Cindy Colson is Deputy Director of Partnerships, Consulting, & Impact. Cindy is responsible for the development and administration of CNE’s diverse array of programs and services throughout Central Virginia. She brings over 18 years of nonprofit leadership experience to her executive leadership and board governance training and consulting with nonprofits. She supports nonprofits to implement sound, ethical, and legal governance practices to fulfill CNE’s vision of equitable, thriving, and just communities powered by healthy nonprofits. Cindy earned her Bachelor’s in Interdisplinary Studies with a concentration in Education from the University of Virginia and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Mary Washington.