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United University - Board Training

United University - Board Training

November 3, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM


United University ~ Board Training

Register today for United University ~ Board Training!

Tuesdays in November
November 3, 10, 17, 24
In person or Zoom Meeting ~ 4-5:30pm

Board Training is a comprehensive training program for individuals who are interested in serving on nonprofit boards and committees in the area. Local leaders will facilitate each session.

Program Benefits Include:

  • Cultivate essential board service skills
  • Strengthen your local network
  • Gain understanding of nonprofit work
  • Network and connect with local leaders


November 3, 2020 Welcome and Introductions

How do I fit board service into my life? How to find the right board opportunity? How do I get started?

  • Brian Myres, Myres Consulting, LLC


November 10, 2020 For-Profit vs. Nonprofit World, Board Responsibilities/Financial Stewardship

  • Chris Stanz, Principal, Nonprofit, CLA


November 17, 2020 Nonprofit Board Legal Issues, Roberts Rules of Order

  • Ryan Gerads, Partner, Lathrop GPM LLP
  • Catherine Bitzan Amundsen, Partner, Lathrop GPM LLP


November 24, 2020 Board Engagement Overview/Panel

  • Melinda Gau, Chief Executive Officer at Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.


Program fee is $50.00 and is non-refundable. Space is limited.

Optional Resource: The Business Professional’s Guide to Nonprofit Board Service - $45.00


Contact Jill to register at or 320-252-0227

Questions - Contact Mary Krippner at 320-223-7991 or

COVID-19 Resources: Learn more about how United Way is continuing to support the community during this difficult time.