2019 United Way Lanark County Governance Capacity Building Workshops



2019 United Way Lanark County Governance Capacity Building Workshops

A three-part series of workshops which aims to build the governance capacity of non-profit organizations in the communities of Lanark County and Smiths Falls. 

Our workshop leader will be Mike Coxon, one of the few Board Source Certified Governance facilitators based in Canada (for more info on Mike, please click here).

Here is the series of workshops – click on the titles for more details of what Mike will be covering:

(Complete list of all 3 workshops here.)

Workshop 1 (JUNE 1/19) – Leading with Intent – 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (lunch incl.) – this workshop will cover: Thinking about your mission – Provide an overview of Board Roles & Responsibilities – Learning  about practical tools and approaches to governance work – Examining how to build and sustain a positive and productive Board team – Connecting with colleagues and exploring opportunities for collaboration. 

Workshop 2 (JUNE 13/19) – Leading for Impact  –6:30 PM to 9:30 PM – This workshop is intended to provide an opportunity for Lead Staff (EDs) and Board Chairs to explore approaches to leading their organizations. It will also provide a great opportunity for individuals who are or may be considering taking on Board Chair or ED roles to prepare for those positions.

Workshop 3 (JUNE 20/19) – Community Engagement and Community Building for Non-Profit Boards – 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM – This workshop is intended to create opportunities for Lead Staff (EDs) and Board Chairs to explore approaches to helping their organizations to be more “outward facing” and engaged in community building.

All workshops take place at:

Brunton Hall, 1702 9th Line Beckwith, Township of Beckwith, K7C 3P2

Special thanks to the Township of Beckwith for the support!

Who should attend?

Executive Directors, Board Members, and Senior Staff of non-profit organizations working for improved social outcomes.

 To register, please click on the following links:

All 3 Workshops – 1, 2 and 3:  $100 / person (service fee included)

Individual workshops:

Workshop 1 – $60 per person (plus fee)

Workshop 2 – $30 per person (plus fee)

Workshop 3 – $30 per person (plus fee)

(lunch & breaks included in workshop 1; breaks included in workshops 2 & 3)

In order to keep fees reduced, these workshops are generously sponsored in part by these community-minded organizations:


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