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Good Governance: What Every Board Leader Should Know (Friday Only)
MACCE September Program: Good Governance: What Every Board Leader Should Know
Looking for a way to educate your board leadership about their responsibilities as chamber board members? Take advantage of MACCE’s September Program – bring your board leaders for an orientation to chamber best practices in board governance.
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.
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.
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:
$85/Friday only (Bring Your Volunteers!)
Overnight Accommodations onsite - $115/night
Call 410-822-9600, Ext 0 and speak to Janet or Tracy
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
(A separate Chamber CEOs only session will be held on Thursday, September 26th. To register for the combined meeting, visit
MACCE September Meeting: Board Governance and Sustainability for CEOs and Volunteer Leaders - 9/26/2019
Friday, September 27, 2019