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MACCE September Meeting: Board Governance and Sustainability for CEOs and Volunteer Leaders

MACCE September Program: Board Governance and Sustainability for CEOs and Volunteer Leaders

 

Looking for a way to educate your board leadership about their responsibilities as chamber board members? Take advantage of MACCE’s September Program – with one day for Chamber Executives Only to discuss board concerns and local issues, and a second day for your board leaders to join you for an orientation to chamber best practices in board governance.

When: Thursday, September 26th, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Chamber Execs Only)

Friday, September 27th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

(Registration beginning at 8:30 a.m.)

Where: Calhoon MEBA Engineering School

27050 St. Michaels Road, Easton, Maryland


Cost to Attend:

$140/both days (Chamber Execs Only)
$85/Friday only (Bring Your Volunteers!)

$65/Thursday only (Chamber Execs Only)

Overnight Accommodations onsite - $115/night
Call 410-822-9600, Ext 0 and speak to Janet or Tracy


Thursday: “What’s Keeping You Up at Night? Board Governance and Beyond”

Peer discussion of challenges in board management, leadership recruitment and engagement, and local legislative issues to watch in the 2020 General Assembly Session. Special bonus session on using Guidestar to your organization’s advantage. Networking happy hour at 5:30 p.m. followed by dinner in St. Michaels.

 

Friday: “Good Governance – What Every Board Leader Should Know.”

 

Topics to be covered include:

  • Board responsibilities, fiduciary duties, staff vs board roles and responsibilities, and key governing documents;
  • Board members’ role in maintaining and growing a sustainable organization;
  • Pitfalls of executive committees, executive sessions, and electronic voting and how to avoid them;
  • Risk management concerns, including antitrust and conflict of interest policies; and
  • Strategies for building better boards and committees.
Our Presenters
Claire Louder, CAE, IOM, MPP of Louder NonProfit Strategies, formerly CEO of the West Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce, will be presenting. She will be joined by special guest presenter Michael Gellman, CPA, CGMA, of Fiscal Strategies 4 Nonprofits (formerly of Rubino & Company) will address the board’s role in fiscal management and sustainability. Both serve on the faculty of the US Chamber’s Institute for Organization Management where she teaches board governance, strategic planning, and leadership, and he teaches everything finance. They are partnering to better bridge the governance and sustainability challenges facing chamber and association boards.









AGENDA

 

Thursday, September 26th (Chamber Executives Only)

 

1:00 p.m.             Registration

1:30 p.m.             What’s Keeping You Up at Night – Board Governance and Beyond

3:00 p.m.             Local Issues – Preparing for the 2020 General Assembly Session

3:30 p.m.             How to Leverage Guidestar for Your Chamber

4:00 p.m.             MACCE General Membership Meeting

4:30 p.m.             Adjourn

5:30 p.m.             Happy Hour onsite hosted by MACCE President Nicole Christian

7:00 p.m.             Dutch Treat Dinner in St. Michaels

 

Friday, September 27th (Chamber Executives and Volunteer Leaders)

 

8:30 a.m.             Registration

9:00 a.m.             Welcome and Introductions

9:15 a.m.             Good Governance: What Every Board Leader Should Know, Part I

10:45 a.m.          Break

11:00 a.m.          Good Governance: What Every Board Leader Should Know, Part II

12:30 p.m.          Lunch – Get to Know Your Fellow Chamber Leaders
                              and Presentation of Chamber Executive of the Year Award

1:30 p.m.            What’s Keeping You Up at Night, Board Leader Edition

2:30 p.m.            Adjourn





When:
Thursday, September 26, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Where:
Calhoon MEBA Engineering School
https://www.mebaschool.org/
27050 St. Michaels Road
Easton, MD  21601

(410) 822-9600 Ext 0
Category:
Board/Volunteer Development
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Registration cancellations will be accepted until Friday, September 20, 2019 at 12:00 AM
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
CEOs Only: Two Day Board Governance and Sustainability Program
MACCE Execs Only Networking Dinner
“Good Governance – What Every Board Leader Should Know.”
CEOs Only: What's Keeping You Up at Night? Board Governance and Beyond