The Young Leaders’ Guide to Being the Board Member Every Nonprofit Wants

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Name: The Young Leaders’ Guide to Being the Board Member Every Nonprofit Wants
Date: June 23, 2017
Time: 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Nonprofit organizations are looking for young leaders to bring brain power, fresh ideas, and new perspectives to their boards. This event will help you understand more about the landscape of nonprofits in our community, roles and responsibilities of boards, what to ask before saying "yes," and more.

This free event is all about informing you on the roles and responsibilities of serving on a non-profit board and what questions to ask before joining a board. This event is a partnership between MYP, Realize Bradenton, and the Manatee Community Foundation.


  • Welcome & Introductions | Why do you want to serve on a nonprofit board? Jacki Dezelski, Manatee Chamber of Commerce
  • The local landscape of nonprofits: What’s out there for you? Susie Bowie, Manatee Community Foundation)
  • Questions young leaders should ask before joining a board. Catherine Ferrer, Realize Bradenton
  • Roles & responsibilities of nonprofit boards | Legal duties of nonprofit boards. Cliff Walters, Blalock Walters
  • Board/young professional pairs panel: what makes it work?
    • PACE Center For Girls: Amy Wick Mavis & Amy Phillips
    • UnidosNow: Luz Corcuera & Juan Arcila
  • Follow-up Resources


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Event Sponsors:
Manatee Community Foundation
2820 Manatee Ave W., Bradenton
Date/Time Information:
Friday, June 23, 2017 
7:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
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