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Culture PEI present Board Governance workshop

Culture PEI is pleased to extend an invitation to all Arts, Culture and Heritage non-profit organizations' board members on Prince Edward Island to participate in a workshop of fundamentals entitled


Motion Carried: What Every Board Member Should Know.
Tuesday, March 25th - Carrefour de l'Îsle Saint-Jean
5 Acadian Drive, Charlottetown, PE
6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.

Wednesday, March 26th Centre Belle-Alliance
5 Ave Maris Stella, Summerside, PE
6:30 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.


Register for the session of your choice by calling (902) 367-4460 or emailing before Thursday, March 20, 2014. Participation is free.

This workshop offers straightforward insight into serving as a well-informed and effective Board member. Speakers will cover the basic tenets of Board conduct and accountability, strategies to propel your organization's mission, as well as how an understanding of legal responsibilities and financial statements can protect members.

"Board governance is a critical component of the non-profit organizational performance," says Culture P.E.I.'s Executive Director, Mark Sandiford. "Effective governance ensures that objectives are realized, resources are well managed, and the interests of stakeholders are protected and reflected in key decisions."

"An effective and engaged board of directors is key to the short and long term success of any artistic, cultural or heritage organization," said Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson. "We are proud to partner with Culture PEI to offer these workshops that will benefit both the new board member who is just learning the ins and outs of the organization, and the longstanding board member who may want to sharpen their skills or learn new approaches to governance."

These workshops are sponsored by the Department of Tourism and Culture and will feature expert knowledge on non profit board fundamentals by Carol Gabanna of HRA

More info here

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