Nonprofit board workshop slated for Sept. 4 in Yakima

News Release
Issued: August 06, 2013

OLYMPIA...The Secretary of State's Corporations & Charities Division is sponsoring a nonprofit board service workshop in Yakima on Sept. 4.

The educational workshop, geared especially for nonprofit service board members, is at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center (1507 N. First St.) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., with lunch provided.

The event features Liz Heath of Sound Nonprofits in Tacoma. Heath is a consultant, speaker and trainer. She has more than 35 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, with special emphasis on nonprofit board governance.

Heath plans to cover these topics:

  • What is governance?
  • The law of nonprofit governance
  • A traditional model of nonprofit governance
  • Strategies for improving your board
  • Assessing your board's effectiveness

"This interactive workshop will help nonprofit boards and their members better understand nonprofit board governance, as well as the Secretary of State's role is in terms of registrations and renewals," said Teresa Glidden, charity and nonprofit education coordinator for the Corporations & Charities Division.  

There is a $10 per-person charge to help defray the costs of the facility and catering. Registrants can pay online when they register by credit or debit card. Registration is limited and available online here. For more information about the event, contact Glidden at (360) 725-0373 or teresa.glidden@sos.wa.gov.