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NWA Emerging Leaders Board Service Certification

The Northwest Arkansas Emerging Leaders (NWAEL) has developed a certification program for board service to assist emerging leaders in pursuing leadership and service positions and to create a reputable source for organizations to recruit emerging talent to serve in leadership capacities.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019
8:00am to 5:00pm
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University of Arkansas Global Campus
3300 Market Street, STE 402
Rogers, AR 72758
Hours of Operation

8am to 5pm

Program Focuses on Four Key Areas of Board Service
NWAEL will present its bi-annual Board Service Certification program for emerging leaders on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the University of Arkansas Global Campus at the World Trade Center Arkansas in Rogers.  The program will focus on four key areas of board service: commitments and expectations, legal and ethical considerations, finance, and fundraising.
Tentative Agenda Outline
Registration, Networking, and Welcome
Session 1 - Overarching Principles and Core Responsibilities of Board Service
Session 2 - Legal and Ethical Considerations of Board Service
Session 3 - Financial Considerations of Board Service
Session 4 - Your Role in Fundraising
Session 5 - Mission/Vision/Monitoring Programs
Keynote - Charge to Service

Preparing Northwest Arkansas for Leadership and Service
The NWAEL Board Service Certification program was formed with a vision of creating a leadership pool in order to link ready, willing and able emerging talent to organizations, public and private boards, commissions and other areas of leadership needed to benefit the community.  NWAEL aims to prepare participants for leadership and service positions in Northwest Arkansas.