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Kent County Nonprofit Roundtable & Leadership Circle

On Thursday, May 3, 2018, the Mid-Shore Community Foundation will sponsor a third educational and interactive Roundtable for nonprofit executive directors, staff and board members in Kent County.  The Roundtable will be followed by the popular Leadership Circle for executive level staff.  The sessions will be held in the conference room on the second floor of Chestertown’s Town Hall, 118 North Cross Street, Chestertown, MD.  Rob Levit, an award-winning nonprofit leader and Licensed Consultant from the Standards for Excellence® Institute, will return as the facilitator.  There is no charge to attend.  Space is limited and registration is available on a first-come, first-served basis.   

SESSION #1: ROUNDTABLE, 8:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Enrollment in the Roundtable is limited to 2 staff and 2 board members per organization.   2 topics will be covered during the session. 1)  Strategy and Decision Making for Nonprofit Organizational Leaders.  Learn how to effectively use strategy to make excellent real-time decisions to accomplish your organization’s goals and mission.   Participants will leave with refined tools for analyzing and making more effective operations, managerial and governance decisions.  2)  Improving Board and Staff Communications.  Effective communication between the board and staff is essential for organizational success.  During this discussion-based segment, board members will have the opportunity to interact with their staff and with other board members, while learning to overcome communication hurdles.

SESSION #2: LEADERSHIP CIRCLE, 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM (LUNCH IS INCLUDED.)
Enrollment in the Leadership Circle is limited to executive level staff (Executive Directors or the highest titled staff leader).  This session is not open to board members.  The purpose of Leadership Circle is to build trust, share common concerns and celebrate victories in a safe and confidential environment.   Building upon the well-attended February 2018 Leadership Circle, leaders will once again gather in a circle, discuss critical issues and offer supportive feedback in assisting each other in accomplishing individual and organizational needs and goals.