Designed specifically for business professionals and community members interested in serving on a nonprofit board, this half-day in-person workshop will explain the roles, responsibilities and expectations involved. Whether you are thinking about committing to board service or already on a board, this workshop will give you the information you need. Created by the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits, Business On Board features nonprofit leaders and partners working together for a half day of valuable insight on a range of board service roles, including:
- The Fiduciary Role
- The Legal Role
- The Fundraising Role
Cost to Attend: $59 Alliance Members, $89 Non-Members**
Schedule of Events:
7:30-8:00 Registration - Breakfast and Networking
8:00-8:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:10-8:50 Nonprofit Overview
8:55-9:45 The Fiduciary Role
9:55-10:50 The Legal Role
11:00-11:50 The Fundraising Role
11:50-12:00 Q&A and Closing Remarks
Where: National Bank of Arizona Conference Center (Map)
**Cancellation policy – refund can be given if cancellation request is sent/called in within 7 business days of event (by 2/3/20).
For questions about accessibility or to request auxiliary aids, please contact the Alliance at least one week prior to the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide appropriate accommodations in an effective and timely manner. Contact: Jennifer Purcell, firstname.lastname@example.org, 602-279-9166
Refreshments & Food:
Vice President of Community Engagement
Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits
Jennifer oversees the Alliance’s community outreach efforts including capacity building workshops, educational webinars, annual conference, partnership agreements and fundraising for the organization. She is also responsible for managing the Arizona Gives (AZGives.org) program and Arizona Gives Day, a 24-hour online statewide giving campaign held in April each year.
Prior to joining the Alliance, Jennifer was the Community Affairs Manager at BMO Harris Bank where she developed the annual philanthropic strategy and corporate giving program within Arizona, assisted executives with board engagement and built relationships with the nonprofit community. Prior to her Community Affairs position, she held the position of Assistant Vice President - Marketing/Communications. During her 16 years with the bank, Jennifer also organized annual employee volunteer programs, was Chair of its local diversity council and President of the bank’s young professionals group nationwide. Jennifer is a graduate of the Valley Leadership Institute Class 36 and served as Marketing Chair for the Chandler Coalition on Youth Substance Abuse (ICAN) during its inaugural years. Currently, she is an active member of the Monarch Council at the Desert Botanical Garden.
Heinfeld, Meech & Co., P.C.
Jill Shaw is a partner with the CPA firm Heinfeld Meech. She currently manages audit services for nonprofits, municipalities, school districts, and other local governments in Arizona. In her role as a partner Jill provides guidance and training on accounting and auditing issues including accounting pronouncements and auditing standards. She is the coordinator of the firm's lunch and learn program which provides ongoing training on a variety of finance-related topics for nonprofits. She also serves as a board member with Girls on the Run serving Maricopa and Pinal Counties.
Laura Lo Bianco
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP
Laura is chair of the firm’s nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations practice group and focuses her practice on corporate law and transactional matters. Her general corporate experience includes business counseling, the formation of organizations, including nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations and limited liability companies, corporate governance, and maintenance of requisite organizational records. Laura also advises various tax-exempt entities, such as private foundations, public charities, schools, support organizations and other entities that are tax-exempt under the Internal Revenue Code. She has experience with mergers and acquisitions, the purchase, sale and lease of real property, and negotiation of contracts.
Bruce Weber is Founder and President/CEO at Weber Group, an independent consulting firm that assists social-sector organizations in realizing their potential and achieve long-term sustainability through transformational execution.
Bruce brings over 20 years of experience to the for-profit and non-profit community, working with startup, growth, and mature organizations. He assists in strengthening organizations through, strategic planning and visioning, organizational development, leadership and board development, board recruitment, and board onboarding, all with an emphasis towards mission attainment and fulfillment.
As a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer, Bruce delivers cutting edge tools and methodologies to assist in building the right governing board to support the organization. His approach to planning and strategy provide focus in helping organizations build capacity for long term sustainability. Having served in many roles on non-profit boards, Bruce is qualified to provide the guidance and tools necessary to make a successful impact on an organization. Bruce works with numerous non-profit organizations spanning Arts and Culture, Community-Based, Human Services, and Education.