What does it mean to be a board member? What are your responsibilities? How should you approach the work? This workshop will help folks understand the difference between their fiduciary, strategic and generative responsibilities, and how to be a better board member.
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Rev. Dr. Lisa Presley – District Executive, Heartland District UUA
Governance as Leadership: Reframing the Work of Nonprofit Boards, Richard P. Chait, William P. Ryan and Barbara E. Taylor; Wiley
Governance and Ministry: Rethinking Board Leadership, Dan Hotchkiss; Alban Institute
Congregational Leadership in Anxious Times: Being Calm and Courageous No Matter What, Peter L. Steinke, Alban Institute
Leadership Without Easy Answers, Ronald A. Heifetz, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
UUA Human Resources Director Rob Molla helps congregations know what they need to pay attention to with regard to both their legal obligations and ensuring that they have happy staff. Rob covers personnel files and policies, the question of contractor or staff, benefits, government forms, and much more. Learn what you need to know to keep your congregation safe.
What does the Faith Formation 2010 material say about creating and honoring multigenerational community? How do you make this happen in your congregations? Join with Heartland Faith Formation Director Nancy Combs-Morgan (far right photo) and Barb Friedland (right), Director of Religious Exploration at Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church in Louisville, KY, as they explore these questions.
Nancy Combs-Morgan, MidAmerica Coordinator of Emerging Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Dori Davenport Thexton, Faith Development and Growth Director, Central Midwest District UUA
Reference: Sustainable Youth Ministry by Mark DeVries