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June 2019 Webinar
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinar

Finance Webinar: Noses in – Hands Out – Board Governance that will keep your Board Engaged but out of the Weeds

We will look at Board governance models that effectively keep the Board informed, engaged and accountable, while providing them the confidence that leadership and staff are managing the day to day operations of the association. We will explore the role of the Board in strategic planning, financial oversite, and member engagement as well as looking at ways to leverage board members as people of influence who can drive the mission of the association. Click here to register!

Speaker: Julie Hart, President, CFO by Design

Julie founded CFO by design in 2012 with the vision of supporting executives and organizations by using finances as the foundation for organizational excellence.  Since then Julie has had the privilege of working with DMO’s and associations across the nation.  Julie’s experience does not follow the traditional path and includes serving two terms on the City Council in Bastrop.  Julie is known for her expertise in developing easy to understand financial statements, training of executives and boards and taking a long-term, holistic strategic planning approach to organizational finances. 

Speaker: Alison Best, CDME, Partner

Alison Best, CDME, Partner at CFObd, has spent the past 20 years in DMO leadership. She has served as Sr VP Convention Sales and Services in Whistler, Canada and Santa Monica, CA and as President and CEO of Visit Oakland. In her tenure at Oakland, Alison successfully changed the narrative around Oakland by working strategically on a well-executed plan of community engagement. Most recently Ali was EVP for Destinations International, the global trade association for destination marketing organizations where her focus was on ensuring that members had the tools, resources and support to be successful.  Alison’s drive to continue that work, brought her to CFObd where she leads the efforts around staff and community alignment and board composition and development.

Fees: Free to Members, $15 for Non-Members

This webinar offers (1) CAE hour in I. Strategic Management