Board Chairs Leading the Way: A Training Series for Current and Prospective Board Chairs


November 18, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
December 4, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm
December 18, 2019
5:30pm - 8:00pm


MACDC Conference Room
15 Court Square, Suite 600
Boston, MA 02108


Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D., Principal, Nonprofit Solutions Associates; Hilary Marcus, M.P.A., Principal, Hilary Marcus Consulting

Registration for this event is closed. Please contact Fehintola Abioye ( with any questions.

Join us for 3 Training Sessions that will lead you and your Board on the path to success!

With trainers:

  • Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D., Principal, Nonprofit Solutions Associates
  • Hilary Marcus, M.P.A., Principal, Hilary Marcus Consulting
  • (with special guest presenters from Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp: Coleen Walker, Board Chair and Gail Latimore, ED who will discuss their experiences in how to develop a successful working relationship)

Board chairs have enormous responsibilities and accountability for the success of their boards.  This unique hands-on training series will focus on practical strategies for becoming a more effective and skilled leader for your board.  

Participants will learn about:

  • competencies and characteristics for being an effective board chair
  • how to develop an effective Board Chair-Executive Director relationship
  • how to design more productive meetings and build an engaged board
  • how to successfully engage residents/constituents in governance decisions
  • how to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive board
  • new models and practices of shared governance/leadership  

Hold the dates, spread the word, and join us for this exciting, one of a kind training series! Open to current or prospective board chairs only.  

Criteria for Participation:

  • Attend all three sessions
  • Read and consider materials for practical application between sessions

Dinner will be served.

Registration deadline: 

Monday, November 11, 2019

Registration fee: 

$150.00 (for all three sessions)

Type of event: 

MKI Training

Learning area: 

Nonprofit Governance