NCFP’s Trustee Education Institute provides a comprehensive introduction to all of the key legal, investment, ethical, grantmaking, and family dynamics issues facing family foundation board members. Featuring a faculty made up of NCFP’s senior staff and highly respected philanthropy experts, this three day, intensive seminar will cover:
- What does it mean to be a steward of both the public’s trust and your family’s legacy?
- How do you bring your personal giving identity to the foundation’s collective grantmaking?
- What are the qualities and responsibilities of effective trustees and exceptional boards?
- How do you navigate family dynamics at the board table?
- What essential legal rules do you need to know, and what are the more difficult ethical issues you may confront over time?
- How can you grow into a leader for your family’s philanthropy and get the most from this truly special opportunity?
Virginia M. Esposito
Virginia M. Esposito, is the founding president of the National Center for Family Philanthropy. In January…View Profile
Susan Crites Price
Susan Price serves as consultant for the National Center for Family Philanthropy. Her responsibilities include writing a…View Profile
Andrew Schulz is General Counsel for Arabella Advisors. Previously, he was executive vice president and national…View Profile
Bruce Kahn has over 25 years of relevant academic, environmental and investment management experience. From 2008…View Profile
David Dodson is President of MDC, where he has directed major projects to increase student success…View Profile
David Grant is the former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. He served as…View Profile
David Neal is senior attorney with the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), where he works on…View Profile
Alice Buhl served as Senior Fellow to the National Center for Family Philanthropy from 2004 to…View Profile
Jan Jaffe worked at the Ford Foundation for thirty years in a variety of positions– in…View Profile
Kelin E. Gersick, Ph.D.
Kelin E. Gersick, Ph.D. is a co-founder and a senior partner of Lansberg, Gersick & Associates.…View Profile
Michael Rion, Ph.D is a Founder and recently retired as Principal of Resources for Ethics and Management. Prior…View Profile
Nat Chioke Williams
As Executive Director, Nat Chioke Williams leads the Hill-Snowdon Foundation in its philanthropic and programmatic work, operations and…View Profile
Pam Howell-Beach began in philanthropy in 1987 as the first full-time Program Officer for the Toledo Community…View Profile
Sarah Stranahan has more than 30 years of experience in family philanthropy, mission-related investing and community…View Profile
Vincent Stehle is Executive Director of Media Impact Funders, a membership organization of foundation officials and…View Profile
What do you do at NCFP? I head NCFP's programming activities and serve as our lead…View Profile