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How to Wake Up a Tired Board

September 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Why is my board not more engaged/active/interested/doing something? How can I get them reenergized? We will walk through common board issues, proven tactics to “wake up” board members and get them excited to help your organization.

 Learning Objectives:

After attending this workshop you will:

  • Understand the role of a board
  • Be equipped with best practices for board governance
  • Know barriers to board productivity
  • Have tactics to increase board engagement and giving

Program Level: Basic
Prerequisites: None
Instructional Method: Online via Zoom
Social Worker CEU Credits: 3 hours

Cost: $65 members / $115 non-members

Please note: Registration closes two days prior to the class. All registrations are subject for approval.






Whitney Strauss

In her role at Sunwest Communications, Whitney works directly with the nonprofit and corporate social responsibility division team to expand services including strategic planning, fund development planning and process management focusing on civic projects, corporate social responsibility impact, foundations and nonprofit organizations.

Prior to Sunwest, Whitney has had an extensive background in nonprofit and corporate social responsibility leadership including roles at the AdvoCare Foundation, March of Dimes, Greenhill School, Lockheed Martin, Dallas Regional Chamber and U.S. Department of Education.

In addition, Whitney is also a published children’s book author of the series “My Sweet Child Born in….”.

Whitney currently serves on the Board of Directors for TexProtects, The Concilio and Texas Ballet Theater. She and her family are also very involved with the North Texas Food Bank raising funds and awareness for the Food 4 Kids program and Stop Hunger Capital Campaign.

The Dallas Business Journal and the Dallas Furniture Bank have awarded Whitney the top 40 under 40. She was also awarded the Community Servant of the Year by HOBY North Texas.


September 15, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am
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