BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:GVSU Events Calendar BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20120828T163000 DTEND:20120828T203000 LOCATION:Johnson Center for Philanthropy DESCRIPTION:Nonprofit Board Certification \;Program\n\nDo you want to know how you might become a more effective board member - or even to know the questions to ask an organization before joining its board?\n\nWould you like your board commitment to be a better use of your time?\n\nThe Nonprofit Board Certification Program offers guidance and guidelines for those serving or planning to serve on nonprofit boards. This program defines the roles and responsibilities involved in serving on a board of directors and discusses the challenges of becoming an effective board member. Organized into four one-hour sessions participants will learn about":"\n\n\n\n The Roles and Responsibilities of being on a Board\n\n Legal Responsibilities and Liabilities of the Board\n\n Nonprofit Fundraising\n\n Nonprofit Financial Management and Board Structures\n\n\n\nParticipants who complete all four hours of the seminar will receive a "\;Certificate in Nonprofit Board Leadership"\; granted by the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University.\n\nThe cost for the Nonprofit Board Certification Program is \;$140.00. This includes a handbook with helpful materials and a light meal.\n\nIn the event that you are unable to attend a workshop or course after registering\, please call \;Sherry at \;616-331-9023 \;or email \;collvers@gvsu.edu \;in advance to be \;refunded or credited for another event.\n\nNo call\, no shows for workshops will be credited to use for a later event.\n\n\n\nOnline event registration for Nonprofit Board Certification Program powered by Eventbrite\n\n SUMMARY:Nonprofit Board Certification Program PRIORITY:3 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR