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How to Recruit High Powered Board Members | Webinar

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May 7th 2020 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Colorado Nonprofit Association will continue to offer educational and training opportunities for nonprofit professionals while following government guidelines and public health recommendations to keep our community safe. This session will be presented virtually via Zoom technology at no cost to participants. Contact Nick DiTulio ( with thoughts or questions. 



This Nonprofit Governance Training Series is a five-part series that can be attended consecutively or individually. This is 1 of 5

The Nonprofit Governance Training Series provides nonprofit leaders, both Board and staff with solid proven concepts for developing a great governing board. The series consists of five separate two-hour presentations. 

  • Every presentation is content-rich and grounded in over 30 years of real life experience. 
  • In most cases, the content is new to the attendees, providing them with fresh ideas and solutions to long-standing challenges. 
  • Attendees are invited and encouraged to engage in dialog that fosters lively discussion about their own organizations and how the training topic applies to them. 
  • Attendees share and learn together in a comfortable environment. 
  • Attendees are provide with real examples of organizations who have used the concepts to their benefit (best in class), and organizations who struggled as a result on not using the concepts.


Great governing boards are comprised of great board members. This training identifies the characteristics of high-powered volunteers and what draws them to nonprofit organizations. It will also provide a powerful, intentional recruitment strategy. Attendees will learn how to recruit the best possible talent to the boards of directors.




  • Free



Event Description
Learning Objectives


This training will provide attendees with:

  • Ways to recognize high-powered volunteers as potential board members.

  • An understanding of what motivates high-powered people to serve on nonprofit boards.

  • Where to look for high-powered board members.

  • Ways to prepare their organization to entice high-powered board members.

  • A proven recruitment process.


Mark Holdt, Owner and Founder of Mountain Sage Consulting, has provided leadership, planning and resource solutions to over 140 nonprofit organizations. He specializes in board development, strategic planning, finance and fundraising. With over 30 years of experience, Mark has a proven track record of providing creative solutions that enable organizations to reach their potential. Mark has provided training locally for the Colorado Nonprofit Association for the past ten years and has also been featured at numerous regional and national training conferences.



Qualifies for Excellence in Nonprofit Principles and Practices. Completion of a post-training evaluation is required for this training to count toward recognition. 

Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Governance, Human Capital Management, Strategic Planning
Training Medium Online
Event Region Statewide

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