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Nonprofit Leadership Conference: Board Training

March 10, 2017

YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University’s Nonprofit Nonprofit Leadership ConferenceLeadership Alliance (NLA) is hosting their annual nonprofit conference on Friday, March 17 from 8:00am-4:00pm in EMU McKenny Hall. The theme this year is Nonprofit Board Training with the goals of: Preparing DIVERSE nonprofit leaders, Building EQUITABLE strategies to serve the sector, and Fostering INCLUSIVE organizations by design.

The conference is a partnership between the EMU Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and NEW|Solutions for Nonprofits and funded by Michigan Campus Compact. A Beginner’s Track will be offered for people who have never served on nonprofit boards before. Sessions will include Nonprofit 101, Duties of the Nonprofit Board Member, and Understanding Nonprofit Financials. An Advanced Track is also available for more experienced board members. Sessions will include Effective Planning, Legal & Ethical Integrity, and Developing an Inclusive Board Culture.

There will be a morning case study panel discussion and a further discussion in the afternoon on Developing an Inclusive Board & Finding Board Members. Luncheon keynote speaker Dierk Hall will be discussing how to navigate the art and science of nonprofit board leadership. Dierk Hall is the President & CEO of City Connect Detroit and has extensive experience with nonprofit boards.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by visiting The conference includes a continental breakfast and lunch. LBC approved for EMU students. Open to the public.

Thank you to our supporting organizations! NEW|Solutions for Nonprofits, Michigan Campus Compact, The Arts Alliance, Artrain, Inc., Corner Health Center, United Way of Washtenaw County, and YMCA of Ann Arbor

About the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance is a national group of colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations dedicated to educating, preparing, and certifying professionals to strengthen and lead nonprofit organizations.