Exceptional Boards: Strengthening the Governance Team

Exceptional Boards: Strengthening the Governance Team

Event Information

Date(s):

May 23, 2022 - May 24, 2022

Location:

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

202 E. Pratt
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States

CAE Credits:

11.75

Member Price:

$1,095.00

NonMember Price:

$1,325.00

Description

Exceptional Boards is an intensive two-day workshop for CEOs and their elected officers to explore strategies for strengthening their working relationship and enhancing the board's performance. Designed specifically for leadership teams, it provides an engaging learning environment where CEOs and elected leaders together will gain insight and resources to improve the effectiveness of board operations and create a strong and vibrant governance team. It is the one program that coaches you on how to build a board that understands its role, fulfills its responsibility, demonstrates visionary leadership, and ultimately leads the organization it represents to new heights.

The workshop covers:

  • strategies for building a cohesive board
  • roles and responsibilities of the CEO and the board
  • creating an effective CEO/board chair relationship
  • developing a leadership team action plan

Exceptional Boards offers you a rare opportunity to step away from the day-to-day routine and discover fresh ideas and approaches for enhancing board leadership. You'll benefit from the facilitators’ knowledge and expertise, but this highly interactive program also engages participants in exercises with their teams. Be prepared to roll up your sleeves and engage in open and honest discussions with your officers.

Please note: This program is designed for team participation, requiring at least one staff professional and one board leader to jointly attend.

The program is eligible for 11.75 hours of CAE credit, including one hour of ethics credit.

Accommodations
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
202 E. Pratt
Baltimore, Maryland   21202
Phone:  619-702-3000
Rate: $269 single/double
Cutoff: April 29, 2022, 2021
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Attendees will be expected to take common actions to reduce the risk of COVID transmission and to behave responsibly (including leaving the event area) in case of exposure to a COVID case or experiencing symptoms. In such case, attendees should seek appropriate medical attention, including a COVID-19 test, and must immediately inform ASAE should a COVID-19 test be positive during the event or in the 14 days following the event.

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ASAE’s health and safety policies and procedures will be posted on the ASAE website and are subject to change.

 

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding as we navigate this dynamic environment.

 

  • Agenda

    • Please note: Agenda may change.

      Monday, May 23, 2022
      Governing and Managing in the Association World

      7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
      Registration and Breakfast

      8:30 – 10:15 a.m.
      Welcome, Introductions, Overview, and Context

      Association Trends and Emerging Governance Challenges

      10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
      Networking Break

      10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      The Board’s Ethical, Fiduciary and Accountability Role

      Characteristics and Principles of Exceptional Boards

      12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
      Lunch

      1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
      Assessing the Strengths and Needs of Your Board

      Building an Effective CEO/Board Chair Partnership

      2:30 – 2:45 p.m.
      Networking Break

      2:45 – 4:00 p.m.
      Defining Mutual Expectations Between the Board Chair and the CEO

      4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
      Reception

      Tuesday, May 24, 2022
      Collaborative Board-Building Tasks

      7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
      Breakfast

      8:30 – 10:15 a.m.

      Effective Board Recruiting, Onboarding, Communicating, and Disciplining

      Capitalizing on Your Face-to-Face Board Meeting Time

      10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
      Break

      10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      Driving Organizational Performance

      12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

      Lunch

      1:00 – 3:15 p.m.
      Tools and Approaches for Board and CEO Assessments

      Burning Questions

      3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
      Review and Adjourn

  • Speakers

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      Mary M. Byers, CSP, CAE

      Mary Byers is coauthor of Race for Relevance: Five Radical Changes for Associations and Road to Relevance: Five Strategies for Competitive Associations and hosts the “Successful Associations Today” podcast. She served as a staff executive for two associations before starting her consulting business in 1998. Since then, she’s worked with more than 300 organizations, specializing in helping volunteer association leaders and chief staff executives to define their roles and clarify their vision through leadership conference programming, facilitating strategic planning retreats, and coaching. Mary also helps association leaders craft high-stakes conversations. She has served on several boards, giving her a view from both the staff and volunteer leader side of board governance.

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      Mark T. Engle, D.M., FASAE, CAE

      Mark Engle is a principal with Association Management Center in Chicago, headquarters to 31 associations with a staff of more than 230 talented professionals. Mark studied nonprofit governance and received his doctor of management degree in 2011 from Case Western Reserve University. A frequent author and speaker on governance and high-performing organizations, he served as a CEO for trade associations and professional societies for 29 years. He is a fellow of ASAE and the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Leadership (Case Western Reserve University) and a BoardSource certified governance trainer. Mark has participated in more than 300 board meetings during his career. Written from their 2019 ground-breaking ASAE Foundation governance research, Mark and Will Brown, PhD (Texas A&M University) released a new book, Recruit the Right Board: Proven Processes for Selecting Critical Competencies.

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