Simplified Board Governance: The Purpose of Good Governance
Monday, April 17, 2023 at 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Central Standard Time

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Susan Niebaber

Join Dr. Alisha Vincent, associate professor of Nonprofit Administration at Dakota Wesleyan University, to learn more about the purpose and process of good governance.

Part One: The Purpose of Good Governance  
Monday, April 17, 2023 6:30-8 p.m. (via Zoom)
In part one, Dr. Vincent will focus on the purpose of governance. She will articulate the differences between governance and mission and how those are lived out in the life of the church. She will review the positives and pitfalls of simplified governance structures and briefly review tips for navigating changes to governance systems.
Part Two: The Process of Good Governance
Monday, April 24, 2023 6:30-8 p.m. (via Zoom)

In part two, Dr. Vincent will provide tips and resources to foster adaptive governance structures and offer some advice on making simple adjustments that can help improve processes. Topics will include the role of the chair as champion, fostering effective relationship between governance and mission, and leading effective meetings.

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058