FREE WEBINAR: Joining a board of directors: What are you getting yourself into?


Original broadcast date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Summary: This webinar provides participants with guidance about what boards expect of you, and what you should expect from your board. We will cover the fundamentals about being a director, bust some myths, and help to get you ready for board membership.

Download the presentation slides
Boards That Work
- online course for directors
Better Board Kit - 3-step process that can be completed by the entire board
Instructions to post free volunteer positions on CharityVillage (including for board members)
Small Nonprofit Podcast - scroll through the player to find Matt's episode

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About the presenter

Matt Fullbrook is a board effectiveness researcher and consultant based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Matt is Manager, David & Sharon Johnston Centre for Corporate Governance Innovation, University of Toronto. Under his direction, the CCBE has evolved into the central hub of governance research in Canada. Matt has overseen the development and execution of all of the CCBE's projects since 2004, including the Globe & Mail's Board Games governance ratings, various Pay/Performance studies, SME governance ratings, and an ongoing study of the governance of family firms. As an independent consultant, Matt has advised dozens of boards of directors as an educator, facilitator and researcher, helping them to maximize their effectiveness through the development and implementation of valuable governance processes, policies and structures.


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"I thought today’s webinar was excellent!!! So informative and on-point with real experiences in the workplace."

- Past CharityVillage Webinar Participant