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Introduction to Board Governance: Understanding Your Roles and Responsibilities

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Introduction to Board Governance: Understanding Your Roles and Responsibilities

Hosted by the Town of Peace River and presented by the Alberta Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women’s Board Development Program (BDP)

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Fee: $40
Location: Chateau Nova Peace River
10010 74 Street, Peace River Alberta, T8S 0B3

This workshop covers topics that concern all boards of incorporated non-profit societies including:

  • Understanding one’s legal landscape and legal responsibilities
  • Concepts of governance and understanding the roles and responsibilities of board members
  • Liability and risk management and the link to policy development
  • An overview of organizational planning and financial responsibilities
  • Building a strong team and effective relationships
  • Effective meetings and making the most of committees
  • Creating an effective structure to ensure work gets done

This workshop is for you if:

  • You’re a new board member wanting to learn more about your role.
  • You’re an experienced board member wishing to enhance your skills and work more effectively as a board team member.
  • You want to attend by yourself or with other member(s) of your board.

Note: this workshop does NOT include strategic planning.

Please register at the Town of Peace River Community Services Office at 10008100th Avenue, Peace River, Alberta before Friday, October 4, 2019. Payment can be made in the form of cash or cheque.


October 16
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Event Category:


TOPR Community Services


Chateau Nova Peace River Hotel
10010 74 street
Peace River, AB Canada
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