Susan Meier to present on leading with an exceptional board

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), in partnership with Community Foundation of Greenville, United Way of Greenville County and Hollingsworth Funds, announces that Susan Meier of Washington, DC will present “Leading with an Exceptional Board: Moving from Transactional to Transformational.”  This event is part of the 2015 Nonprofit Forums and will take place on Sept. 30, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Kroc Community Center.

Susan Meier, principal at Meier & Associates, has over 27 years of governance and nonprofit experience. Having served as a senior leader at BoardSource and Prevent Child Abuse America, she brings an understanding of the complex and unique challenges of nonprofits. She has worked with executives and board members to identify governance challenges and opportunities, such as board/staff relations and leadership transitions, and implement strategies to address an array of governance issues. First presenting at Shine the Light in 2014, Susan looks forward to returning to help Greenville nonprofits develop leaders for their organizations by engaging and building on the strengths of their boards.

This workshop will include a keynote address by Susan as well as case studies and interactive roundtable discussions. Attendees will explore key attributes of an exceptional board, establishing a constructive partnership between boards and chief executives, and strategies for developing a transformational board to achieve the long-term vision of an organization and ensure sustainability for the future.

For more information on Shine the Light or to register, visit or call Debbie Nelson at (864) 235-0959 ext. 101.

Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums
Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums is an annual series of educational workshops presented by DNA Creative Communications in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greenville, United Way of Greenville County and the Hollingsworth Funds. National, regional and local nonprofit experts present compelling workshops on topics such as leadership development, strategic planning, financial stewardship, fund development and communications. Programs are designed for nonprofit professionals and their board members to gain the insight and skills to manage sustainable organizations. Since its launch in 2010, more than 1,300 participants, 375 organizations, 144 presenters and 25 community partners have attended and supported Shine the Light Nonprofit Forums.

Posted August 26, 2015 in: Blog, Press Releases by Debbie Nelson

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