Building the Board Your Organization Needs

Date and Time: Thursday, November 9, 2023 - 09:00 am to 04:00 pmLocation: Ballard Spahr, LLP - 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103


Registration for this course is closed. Please contact us at [email protected] to inquire about any remaining spaces or to be placed on a waiting list.

If a board can make or break a nonprofit, what makes or breaks a nonprofit board? There are countless tales of triumph and terror on the topic of nonprofit boards and board members. With surprisingly few legal guidelines to follow, boards can look, feel, and function very differently from one another, even when they have the same assumed purpose. This class aims to explore what your nonprofit board’s role must be, what your board’s goals could be, and what it means for board members to be effective, both collectively and individually. Whether you are a long-serving, aspiring, new, or simply curious board member, this course will give you a contextual view of nonprofit boards, governance, and a fresh look through an equity lens at the balance of power between boards, executive leadership, and the people and communities they impact.

SKU: N/A Category: Audience: Current and aspiring board members, executive directors Certificate Programs: Nonprofit Management

Event Location

Date: November 09th, 2023

Location: Ballard Spahr, LLP

Address: 1735 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Member $155
Non-Member $185


  • Roshawnda Washington

    Roshawnda (Ro) Washington is the Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships at The Nonprofit Center, a role that exemplifies her commitment to building strong connections and facilitating change. Prior to her current position, Ro served as the volunteer manager for Dow in the Delaware Valley, as a part of their partnership with The Nonprofit Center. In this role, Ro leveraged the power of volunteerism to promote positive employee experiences, supporting Dow’s global citizenship investments, and ultimately, advancing the Dow ambition.

    In past positions, Ro helped develop the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s volunteer programs and created a resource network to connect