essential board responsibilities
9-10:30 am PDT
This pragmatic webinar’s leaders — Jeremy Hobbs of the Western Wind Foundation and Stephen Bennett of Caravanserai Project — have worked on board-related issues from every angle — as board members, leaders of organizations, management and legal advisors, and funders — and they’ll share the lessons learned with you.
identify and resolve board-related challenges
build and expand a board structure that will sustain your organization’s mission and operations
(re)define board roles, duties, responsibilities and expectations
engage boards in fundraising
develop strategic plans with boards
manage board/executive director and board/staff relationships
Our vision is inspired by the role the caravanserai played throughout history.
The caravanserais were well known meeting places along trade routes covering Asia, North Africa, Southeast Europe and the Silk Road. They provided the merchants and travelers with a place to rest and opportunities to exchange and trade goods, as well as information about the challenges ahead and the situation in the regions they were about to cross. These settings had a crucial part in the cross-fertilization and exchanges of cultures by exposing these travelers to new ideas, beliefs and languages.