SKAGIT: Boards in Gear Workshop

"This workshop was very empowering and gave me the confidence to make big changes."

- Participant in Bellingham

This interactive, hands-on workshop will cover board responsibilities, operations, development, fundraising, and advocacy. It is based on the Boards in Gear resources developed in partnership with some of our state’s leading board experts. You will leave with concrete action steps, tools, and connections.Strengthening the practice of nonprofit boards within a community will lead to more effective and sustainable results as that community addresses poverty, education, the environment and other critical issues.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: This workshop is designed for board members and the people who work with them, namely executive directors and program staff. It offers ideas for new board members and those who have served for a long time. It is appropriate for organizations of all sizes, whether they have staff or not.

About the Presenter

Ginny Lang(8)
Virginia D. Lang, Lang Consulting                                                                              
Virginia D. Lang is a veteran management consultant who has worked in the corporate sector and the nonprofit community as an adviser on all aspects of community affairs for almost 30 years. Ginny has served as an expert coach, trainer, facilitator and consultant to an impressive array of nonprofit organizations and is an accomplished speaker and teacher. Lang Consulting specializes in planning, training and development for nonprofit organizations and helps nonprofit professionals and board members develop their leadership skills in the areas of communication, fundraising, outreach, board/ staff development and volunteer management. Ginny works nationally with nonprofits, businesses and individual private clients; In Bellingham, WA, she has served
on the Steering Committee for the Whatcom Council of Nonprofits, Exploration Academy’s Council of Advocates, the Vista Advisory Committee for the Opportunity Council, and she leads business and nonprofit workshops at Whatcom Community College.


  • When

  • Wednesday, November 9, 2016
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Pacific Time

  • Where

  • Skagit Publishing
    1215 Anderson Rd
    Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Thank You to Our Partners

Presented by Washington Nonprofits and the Office of the Secretary of State in partnership with Skagit Community Foundation.

Skagit community foundation
Washington Nonprofits and the Office of the Secretary of State are partnering to give nonprofit boards the tools and resources they need to succeed.  For more information about this partnership, please visit


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