July Monthly Meeting - Ten Tips for Creating an Effective Board of Directors/Trustees
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About the Event
Stepstone Strategic Partner principals Sandra Boyette and Bill Porter will discuss key points of board development and management. They will begin with the pathways to board service and cover a variety of essential topics, including engagement of former board members. They will discuss the specifics of crafting efficient board meetings, communications with the board, the definitions and expectations of “working boards” and governing boards; and other components of sustaining a board that helps your organization flourish. Boyette and Porter each have more than 35 years of experience in non-profit development.
Sandra Boyette has led fundraising and communications initiatives for more than 35 years.
Prior to joining Stepstone Partners, Sandra served in key roles at Wake Forest University including Vice-President for Public Affairs, Vice President for University Advancement, and Senior Advisor to the President. Sandra directed Wake Forest’s successful Honoring the Promise campaign, which generated more than $600 million for needs across the University.
An enthusiastic native and advocate for the Winston-Salem/Triad community, Sandra chaired the Arts Council of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County and the YWCA, where she led a successful $1.5 million campaign. She is a charter member and past board member of the Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem.
Sandra earned her MBA at Wake Forest University; her Master of Education at Converse College; and her BA degree at UNC-Charlotte.
Bill Porter has successfully led advancement programs in higher education, healthcare, international education, museums, and historic preservation.
At Cone Health, Bill established the first organized fundraising program and permanent endowment for this six-hospital regional healthcare system.
As Vice Chancellor for Development and Public Relations for the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Bill developed and oversaw the school’s first successful capital campaign. Bill also has served as Chief Advancement Officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation and for Youth for Understanding International Exchange. He began his advancement career at Duke University, his alma mater.
Bill received his M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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