Board Leadership and Development Program

The Board Leadership and Development program equips nonprofit Christian organizations to fulfill their unique missions as they build the capacity of their board and staff. The process Board Leadership and Development also helps organizations identify the strategic steps and benchmarks needed to create a sustainable future.The Board Leadership and Development program emphasizes four phases of board recruitment: Cultivation, Recruitment, Orientation, and Engagement. Participating organizations receive insight, tools and templates for inspiring both their current and future board members to become more effective and God-honoring in their board governance roles and responsibilities.

 

Board Leadership and Development Fact Sheet

About the Coaches

John Pearson
John is president of John Pearson Associates, Inc., a board governance and management consulting firm in San Clemente, California.  John serves nonprofit Christian organizations in Vision Implementation With Detailed Execution.  Read his full bio here.

Ed McDowell
Ed has been the executive director of Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center in Stanwood, Washington since 1995.  He is an experienced consultant and board member, having served on a wide variety of boards ranging from higher education, K-12 education, a crisis help line ministry, national associations, local churches, an adoption foundation, and currently serves as the board chair for Christian Camp and Conference Association (CCCA).  Read his full bio here.

Mike Pate
Mike is the executive director of camping for Transformation Ministries, a regional association of more than 170 churches.  His background is extensive and varied while serving on many boards including being the board chair of his local Municipal Advisory Council as well as the vice chair on the Christian Community Credit Union board.  Read his full bio here.

Past Conference Resources

2016 - Session 2: May 3-4

Program Binder (2 of 2)

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Tools and Templates Binder

  • Tab 00: Table of Contents (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 01: Introduction (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 02: Board Policies Manual (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 03: Prime Responsibilities Chart (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 04: CEO Monthly Report (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 05: CEO Annual SMART Goals (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 06: Quarterly Board Meeting (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 07: Board Nominee Orientation Binder (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 08: Board Member Annual Affirmation (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 09: Job Descriptions (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 10:  (Coming Soon)
  • Tab 11: StrengthsFinder Themes (PDF)
  • Tab 12: Rolling 3 Year Plan Placemat (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 13: TrendSpotting Exercise (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 14A: Read Reflect Worksheet (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 14B: Board Retreat Read-and-Reflect Worksheet: Drucker Questions (.docx |PDF)
  • Tab 15: (Coming This Fall)

Other Resources (additional handouts and recommendations

2016 - Session 1: February 17-18

Program Binder

Other Resources (additional handouts and recommendations)

2015 - Session 2: May 6-7

Program Binder

The Governance Toolkit: CD and Workbook

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Other Resources (additional handouts and recommendations)

2015 - Session 1: February 18-19

Program Binder

If you are creating additional binders for your board members, download the binder cover page and binder spine insert here:

Other Resources (additional handouts and recommendations)