JLT Non-Profit Board Training

The Junior League of Toronto is launching a Non-Profit Board Training program to help provide community leaders with the tools, training and insight to be effective Board Members.  This one day workshop on Friday October 17th, 2014, will cover topics ranging from governance and oversight to stakeholder management and communications.  This workshop is open to all current and future non-profit board volunteers, with a special focus on small to medium sze non-profits and their unique needs.  The workshop will feature two leading non-profit governance trainers - Nouman Ashraf & Vicki Clark (see bios below)

Date: Friday October 17th, 2014

Time: 8:00am-3:00pm

Cost: Course is full and registration is closed

Location: Junior League of Toronto Office, 539a Mt Pleasant Rd.

Please note, there is an event price discount available if a “combo” ticket is purchased for the VIP Reception and the Non-Profit Board Training on Oct 17th. (click 'register now' to see purchase options)

CLICK HERE to learn more about the JLT Knowledge Transfer Series Event Taking Place on Thursday October 16th with Vicki Clark.

Our Experts:

Nouman Ashraf is a Research Fellow at the Desautels Centre for Integrative Thinking at the Rotman School of Management. He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests. For the last decade, he has held progressively senior roles at the University of Toronto. He has taught in the national program on Governance for Not-for-Profits across Canada since its inception through a partnership between the Rotman School of Management and the Institute for Corporate Directors. He is also the Academic Director of the Strategic Diversity Program at Rotman.

Nouman has worked in change management consulting in the private sector. With a particular interest in understanding organizational behaviour and drivers of systems-wide cultural change, Nouman has also served as a consultant to important organizations such as the United Way of Canada, the Ontario Public Service, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the City of Toronto, Bayer, Moriyama + Teshima Architects and numerous post-secondary institutions.

He has won numerous awards for his community engagement initiatives nationally. At lunch time, he can often be found at Massey College, where he is a Senior Fellow.

Vicki Clark has extensive experience as both a nonprofit leader and consultant. She has delivered training on a variety of nonprofit governance topics to a broad range of organizations, including Boys and Girls Clubs, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Association of Professional Chaplains, Allen County Public Library, and Sangamon County Community Foundation, among others.

In her own consulting practice she helps build the capacity of nonprofit, government, faith-based, and business sector organizations through training, speaking, writing, and consulting. In this capacity, Vicki has worked with the Leader to Leader Foundation (formerly The Peter F. Drucker Foundation), Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Prevent Child Abuse America, Association of Junior Leagues International, Association of African American Museums, Literacy USA, and others.

Prior to her work as an independent consultant, Vicki filled several roles at The Points of Light Foundation in Washington, DC, including vice president of community initiatives, volunteer services, and external relations. She created and executed the Foundation's strategy with multiple markets and various segments of the volunteer sector. She has also worked on staff with the National Volunteer Center, the Volunteer Center of the Texas Gulf Coast, the Houston Metropolitan Ministries, Foodmaker, Inc., and others. Vicki also has experience in the corporate sector specializing in human resources and publishing. She is a contributor to Board Membermagazine.