What does your “board building cycle” look like? Are you struggling with keeping your board engaged in a meaningful way? Many times this is because the organization has no clear plan on how to recruit, engage, educate, activate, and celebrate their board members. This session is part two of our series that will assist with creating a board that can be a catalyst for organizational change.

Learning Objectives:
• How to recognize where your organization falls short in our board building cycle
• How to activate and engage new board members
• How to tactfully “bless and release: board members

About Your Instructor:
Michelle Turman, MA, CFRE is the CEO of Catalyst Consulting Services whose mission is to facilitate positive change in the areas of executive searches, organizational management, and fundraising. With over twenty-four years of nonprofit experience, Michelle established Catalyst Consulting Services and has been responsible for increasing the impact and best practices of nonprofit organizations she serves and has raised over $75 million for the Tampa Bay community through her professional and personal philanthropic efforts. Turman is also the author of the best-selling book, “Jumping the Queue – Achieving Great Things Before You Are Ready” which focuses on how young professionals can seize personal and professional opportunities, achieve great things, and get what they want and deserve. Turman is an educational trainer for the Nonprofit Leadership Center of Tampa Bay and at the Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College. She is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and specializes in professional education in the areas of change management, capital campaigns, volunteer management, board governance, and fund development. Visit www.cataystcs.org to learn more.