Volunteer Leadership: What Serving on a Nonprofit Board Can Make Possible for the Community - A Non-Profit Forum

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Name: Volunteer Leadership: What Serving on a Nonprofit Board Can Make Possible for the Community - A Non-Profit Forum
Date: March 30, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM EDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Nonprofit Organizations are on the front lines when it comes to addressing social issues, offering quality of life opportunities, and promoting and advancing education and job creation. Their success and ability to serve the community is tied too the engaged leadership of their board of directors. In this presentation, Dr. Bravo will share considerations for selecting a board to serve on, and aid to find the right one.
She will talk about Board leadership, best practices, and how that can make a difference in the community the nonprofit serves.

Topics to be covered include:
  • Nonprofit landscape in Delaware
  • Board and Board member role - Tips for finding a good board match
  • Board performance expectations

Sheila Bravo  
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement

Sheila Bravo joined the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement, or DANA, as President and CEO in fall 2015. DANA is a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to strengthen, enhance, and advance nonprofits and the nonprofit sector in Delaware. DANA's work includes advocacy, sector research, and capacity building to help nonprofits deliver their mission more effectively and efficiently. Sheila joined DANA after serving as Executive Director of the Rehoboth Art League. Prior to that, she provided board training, strategic planning, new product development and marketing consulting to small businesses and nonprofits. She began her career in advertising, then in leadership positions for global consumer brands. Throughout her time, she was an active volunteer, and valued the passion and purpose of the many nonprofits in which she worked. Her interests led her to pursue a doctorate in organizational leadership, specializing in non-profit governance. Bravo has a PhD in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a BS in Business and Languages from Millersville University. 

8:00 to 8:30 a.m. -     Networking and Registration
8:30 to 8:45 a.m. -     Introductions
8:45 to 11:20 a.m. -   Interactive Presentation
11:20 to 11:30 a.m. - Q&A and Wrap-Up

Continental Breakfast is included.
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12 Penns Way, New Castle, DE 19720


I-95 North
Take Exit # 4B/ Rt. 7 
On Rt. 7/Rt. 1, go to Exit 166 (Churchmans Crossing/Rt. 58E) and turn left onto Churchmans Road (Rt. 58 - Office Depot will be on your right) Travel past former Chamber offices 1.5 miles 
Turn Left onto Airport Rd / DE-37 N 1.1 miles 
Turn Right onto Penns Way (just past Emory Hill Offices) <0.1 miles 
End at 12 Penns Way building on the Left up on the hill 


I-95 South toward Newark/Baltimore 
Merge onto DE-141 S / US-202 S via Exit 5A toward US-13 / New Castle 1.5 miles 
Turn Slight Right onto Commons Blvd/ DE-37 S 0.7 miles 
(FedEx is on your right) 
Turn Left onto Penns Way (NCC Government offices on your right) <0.1 miles 
End at 12 Penns Way Building on the Left up on the hill 

If you have any trouble finding the New Castle County Chamber offices, please call (302) 737-4343.
Contact Information:
(302) 737-4343
$25 Chamber Member
$25 DANA Member

$35 Chamber/DANA NonMember
$10 Chamber Ambassador
$0 EEC Incubator Member
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