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Finding and engaging the right board members for your organization.

  • Chandelier Creative 5634 North Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA, 90042 United States (map)

Join us for our workshop on how to effectively recruit and engage your board of directors or advisors to achieve your organization’s goals.

About this event

You’ll walk away from this workshop knowing how to effectively recruit the right members and advisors for your organization and new methods for facilitating meaningful board meetings that result in strategies that help move your organization towards your goals..

This workshop will also prepare you to use what you’ve learned and apply it at our Board Member Matching event on June 12th, 2019. Your attendance to the Board Development & Governance workshop gives you $20 off the ticket to our Board Members Matching event. After you register for the workshop, your discount code will appear in your confirmation email.

This workshop covers:

  • Basics of board management for nonprofits/social good organizations

  • Who do you need on your board and how do you recruit them?

  • Facilitation techniques for effective meetings

  • Perfect your ‘elevator pitch’ to recruit board members.

  • Board scorecards and Executive Director Evaluations


This event is open to any nonprofit leader, no matter your organization’s size or stage. Whether you are an early-stage nonprofit or you want to take your nonprofit to the next level, you will walk away with concrete and useful resources to help your organization grow and scale the impact of your work.

This workshop is part of our Mockingbird Incubator Program. Mockingbird Incubator provides a flexible 9-step program designed to put in place the infrastructure nonprofits need for sustainable growth and measurable impact. If you missed our previous trainings, don’t worry!  We will be re-starting the training series with Goal Definition and Strategic Planning for Early-Stage Nonprofits soon, so join our email list to receive notifications of upcoming events or Contact us!