Workshop topics

SCVNews.com | March 9: the Chamber welcomes “On your marks, get set, activate!” » Workshop on Triggering Board Engagement

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host “Ready, Set, Activate!”, a workshop on triggering board engagement on Wednesday, March 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The lunch will be sponsored by LBW Insurance and Financial Services.

The workshop will be held in person with the option to attend the session virtually.

Aimed at non-profit organizations, the workshop will be presented by Matt Kamin of Envision Consulting.

Who should be present? The Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Some of the topics to cover include:
— What is missing from the list of your NPO’s board of directors?
— Development of a skills and diversity matrix.
— Ensure that the members of the board of directors keep in mind the mission of the NPO.
— Ensure board members understand the importance of fundraising and their role in it.
–Activation of board members to seek and recruit additional board members.

Kamin is the co-founder of Envision Consulting, a non-profit consulting and executive search firm. He is also the host of the “Nonprofit on the Rocks” podcast. He has worked and volunteered in the nonprofit world for over 16 years and holds an MBA in Nonprofit Management.

He was executive director of Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation in New York, the Children’s Nature Institute in Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Youth Network in Hollywood. He has also consulted with organizations serving populations ranging from adults with disabilities, domestic violence, children in non-public schools, and the geriatric community.

Kamin is co-founder of Youth for Charity, an organization that brings together teenagers of different faiths to raise awareness for families living in poverty, as well as founder of Eleventh Commandment, which became JQ International. He has served on numerous boards located in the United States and abroad and has lived and worked in Southern California, the New York metro and the Middle East.

The workshop will take place at 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Valencia, CA 91355.

For more information and to register, go here.