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Business On Board - Virtual Course

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.

 Export to Your Calendar 7/21/2020
When: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
8:00am - 12:00pm
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Virtual Course
United States
Contact: Michael Barry

Online registration is available until: 7/17/2020
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Designed specifically for business professionals and community members interested in serving on a nonprofit board, this half-day virtual workshop will explain the roles, responsibilities and expectations involved. 

Whether you are thinking about committing to board service or already serve on a board, this workshop will give you the information you need to be effective in your role.

This course features valuable workshops on a range of board service roles, including:

  • The Fiduciary Role
  • The Legal Role
  • The Fundraising Role


Cost to Attend: 

Alliance Members: $59

Non-Members: $89
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Course Agenda:

8:00-8:45              Welcome and Nonprofit Overview with Michael Barry; Capacity Building Director of the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

8:50-9:50              Workshop 1: The Fiduciary Role with Jill Shaw, CPA with Heinfeld, Meech & Co.

9:55-10:55            Workshop 2: The Legal Role with Laura Lo Bianco, Partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP.

11:00-12:00          Workshop 3: The Fundraising Role with Bruce Weber, President & CEO of the Weber Group.


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About Our Educators:

Michael Barry, Capacity Building Director with the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits.
Michael leads the development and implementation of the Alliance’s nonprofit learning and capacity building programs through in-person/online educational workshops as well as the Alliance's annual nonprofit conference and summits. Michael creates and supports programs that strengthen the ability of people working within nonprofits to make a difference in their communities across Arizona. Michael became the first Executive Director of the Organization for Nonprofit Professionals (ONE) in March 2018.  Until ONE became a program of the Alliance in 2019, ONE was the only organization solely dedicated to the professional development needs of the nonprofit C-suite executive, delivering on its mission through leadership assessments, customized roundtables and cohorts, and cutting-edge informational workshops.  


Jill Shaw, Partner at 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, Partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, LLP
Laura brings over 20 years of experience to her role as a partner in Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie’s Business Transactions group. With a focus on corporate law and transactional matters, she advises clients in the areas of business counseling; the formation of organizations, including non-profit, tax-exempt organizations and limited liability companies; mergers and acquisitions; real estate transactions; and compliance with the law and best practices.   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 also guides clients through corporate governance; the purchase, sale and lease of real property; and with the negotiation of contracts.


Bruce Weber, President/CEO of the Weber Group
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.

Cancellation policy – refund can be given if cancellation request is sent/called in within 7 business days of event (by 7/14/2020).


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