25 Results for “Board Chair Peer Network” in Events

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Board Chair Peer Network: Reflections on Mission, Vision, and Values with the Hilton Foundation

September 22, 2022 | Hawley Hilton McAuliffe, Linda Hilton
A foundation’s mission, vision, and values, which may be thought of as a statement of purpose, are fundamental in guiding its operations, strategy, and relationship with grantee partners.  For family foundations, these purpose statements are grounded in the family’s history and legacy, and donors’ intent. It is critical that both board and staff understand and are aligned with the mission. Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Communication Tools to Improve Meetings and Navigate Uncomfortable Conversations

Meeting planning and facilitation are a significant responsibility of the board chair. Do your meetings feel more difficult than they should? Are you avoiding uncomfortable conversations for fear of conflict or straining family connections? Does your board sometimes struggle with making decisions? If so, this conversation is for you. These experiences often result from communication challenges. Learn from JF Maddox Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Supporting Your Executive Director and Staff Team

April 21, 2022 | Jean Whitney, Jim Parsons
Relationships between board and staff are vital to success, effectiveness, and a positive organizational culture for the team and the family. How do you support your executive director through reviews, regular connections, and planning support? How do you intentionally connect with the executive director and staff team? Can you create a two-way street to encourage communication, partnership, and best practice Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: A Discussion About Racial Justice

February 9, 2022 | Maggie Lear, Sarah Robinson
Join Maggie Lear and Sarah Robinson to discuss racial justice journeys, practical next steps, and family discussions. Both speakers participated in the NCFP Racial Justice Learning & Action Network. They have had different journeys and will share their experiences as funders and personally. Brainstorm with the group about practical ways to activate in your foundations around racial justice. In this Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Navigating and Leading through Family Conflict and Disagreement

November 17, 2021 | Rebecca Trobe
How do you prepare to lead a tough meeting with your family? Join Dr. Rebecca Trobe for an interactive session of peer connections and learning together. Dr. Trobe works at the intersection of money and meaning, family, and leadership. She will join us to help address and explore how to effectively navigate and utilize your leadership before, during, and after Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Finding Peers in Transition

Managing transitions is challenging, but support and insight from peers can help as you navigate times of change. Join Nick Tedesco for opening comments about working through transitions together. Then, spend time in small groups with others who are going through similar shifts including changes to mission, changing program and program strategy areas, geographic family dispersion, and influx of assets Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Adding Non-family Board Members

Are you considering adding independent directors to your board? Join Elizabeth Bonner and Jaimie Mayer to discuss the preparation, conversations, and engagement necessary to successfully add non-family members to your board. The final 30 minutes will be peer breakout groups for networking and any timely discussions. As a reminder, our Peer Network events are not recorded.  If you are unable Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: A Conversation with Susan Packard Orr

June 30, 2021 | Susan Packard Orr
Join experienced, former board chair Susan Packard Orr for a discussion about navigating transition, legacy, and multigenerational engagement, as well as the complexities of family philanthropy. Bring your questions and challenges to this peer learning space. The final 30 minutes will be peer discussion and breakouts. As a reminder, our Peer Network events are not recorded.  If you are unable Read More
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Board Chair Peer Network: Inaugural Meeting

For family foundations of any shape or size, the chair position can be one of great possibility, joy, and sometimes consternation! Come together for community, learning, and to share challenges and inspiration. In the inaugural meeting of this Peer Network, we will spend time connecting with peers in small breakouts, discussing joys, solutions, and challenges in large group discussion, and Read More
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Non-family Staff Peer Network: Board Chair Dynamics – Expectations, Evaluation, Collaborating, and Engaging Together

March 19, 2019 | Kelly Chopus, Elaine Gast Fawcett
Join the Non-family Staff Peer Network for a discussion on board chair dynamics and the potential challenges and successes in this role at a family foundation. Whether it be collaborating with other staff and family members, managing complicated expectations and engagements across an organization, or navigating your foundation’s journey, join us and learn from your peers who will ask thought-provoking Read More