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Policy-Based Governance

June 5th 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Colorado Nonprofit Association | Training Center
Suite 100
Denver 80203 - 3529

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Phone: (303) 865 - 8270
Event Fee(s)
Registration $ 65.00
AFP $ 60.00

Our professional development trainings are made possible by the generous support of U.S. Bank


Great governing boards lead through the establishment of effective policy. Your board of directors is cumulatively responsible for everything your organization does, or fails to do. The only way they can effective fulfill this responsibility is to govern through the establishment of board policy.

This training identifies advantages of a policy-based governance model and how to implement the transition to this highly-effective governance process. Policy-based governance in mutually empowering to both the board and executive leadership.


  • Free for members of Colorado Nonprofit Association (must be logged in for discount on Regular price)
  • $60 for members of AFP
  • $65 standard
Event Description
Learning Objectives

  • Learn the conditions that lead organizations to adopt a policy-based governance model.

  • Understand the unique role of the board and the CEO/Executive Director in leading the organization.

  • Engage in high-level dialog with your peers on the merits of transitioning your governing boards to a policy orientation.

  • Gain an understanding of the different types of board policy through reviewing real-world examples.

  • Receive a step-by step guide on how to work with their board to develop effective policy.


CEO's/Executive Directors & Board Members

Level of Difficulty

Intermediate = 3 - 5 years of experience in the field

More from Mark Holdt


Mark Holdt, Mountain Sage Consulting

With more than 30 years of experience, Mark Holdt, Owner of Mountain Sage Consulting, helps organizations create powerful visions and realize their potential. His diverse background provides a wealth of experiences that enable him to view each client from a comprehensive perspective. Leader, visionary, coach, mentor, strategist, facilitator, motivator, educator, analyst and friend are all titles assigned to Mark by his clients.




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


Need to cancel? Please email Akila Copeland no fewer than 3 business days prior to the training. Members, please review our Cancellation Policy for more information. 

Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Governance
Training Medium In Person
Event Region Denver Metro

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