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September Chapter Program

Board Management

Board Management:
Helping Your Board Be One of the
Best Resources for Your Organization

Facilitated by Karen Pappas
Agile Pappas Consulting
Former Director UNCW's QENO
(Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations)


Amy Feath and Andy Atkinson of Carousel Center
Bob Jones and Sandy Spiers of GLOW Academy
Jenni Harris and Clarrise Hart from YWCA

Wednesday, September 13th,
8am Networking
8:30am - 9:30am Program
New Hanover County Arborteum

$10 for Non-members
Free for AFP Members

Our board members can be one of the best resources for our nonprofit.  But what will it take to prepare them to work most effectively?  We have assembled a panel of board members and staff who will share their best practices.  Karen Pappas, currently Owner/President of Agile Pappas Consulting and former Program Director of UNCW's QENO (Quality Enhancement for Nonprofit Organizations), will facilitate our discussion. 


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