Board Governance Series Workshop: The Positive Impact of a Diverse Not-for-profit Board

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

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Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2017

Time: 6:00PM to 09:00PM

Delivery Method: Workshop

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    All registrants will receive an email acknowledging registration once the registration is 

   processed at Volunteer MBC. If you do not receive this email, please call 905.238.2622.

In this workshop you will learn about creating a diverse and inclusive organization and board can serve as a catalyst for positive change This workshop will provide you with guidelines to both assess and develop your organization with a diversity lens.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Recognize and understand the importance of the succession planning process;
  • Recognize and define your Board needs in order to develop a strategy to recruit the right people with the skills and attributes needed to continue delivering your organizations mission; 
  • Analyze your Board cycle to identify the skills and attributes needed as you move forward;
  • Understand the important role of a nominations and governance committee;
  • Understand the role of the Board, nominations committee and staff in succession planning.

Date & Time:
Wednesday, January 31, 2017
6:00PM to 9:00PM

Who Should Attend?

  • Boards of Directors
  • Executive Directors
  • Senior Management

Workshop Location: 7700 Hurontario St, Unit 601 (Board Rooms), Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3

Registration Fees & Discounts:  

Single Module Registration Fees:

  • Volunteer MBC Full Membership = $45.00
  • Volunteer MBC Individual Membership = $45.00
  • Volunteer MBC Special Events Membership = $65.00
  • Non-Members = $65.00

5 Pack Bundled Registration Fees:

  • Volunteer MBC Full Membership = $180.00 (a saving of $55.00)
  • Volunteer MBC Individual Membership = $180.00 (a saving of $55.00)
  • Volunteer MBC Special Events Membership = $260.00 (a saving of $75.00)
  • Non-Members = $260.00 (a saving of $75.00)



By Cash: Please hand deliver cash and do not send via post.


By Cheque: Draw chques in favour of "Volunteer MBC"

        Forward Cheque to:

        Volunteer MBC

        c/o Community Door Brampton

        7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601

        Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3


By Credit Card: Call Marina Campos, Director of Operation, 905.238.2622 Ext.225

Facilitator: Lori Brotherton

Lori is the Outreach and Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator at DiverseCity onBoard with a focus on the Greater Toronto Area. She is a key ambassador for the DiverseCity onBoard program ensuring high value engagement and program promotion. She develops, maintains and strengthens relationships with key stakeholders, students and partner organizations. 
Previously, Lori worked at the Canadian Board Diversity Council where she led the governance education portfolio, which included research into current emerging trends in governance and overseeing the development and inclusion of diversity focused curriculum into the educational materials.  She has spent over a decade in the private and not-for-profit sector holding a variety of roles in diversity, communications, corporate philanthropy and strategy. She has of Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in Women’s Studies and Cultural Anthropology and calls Mississauga home.

Any Inquiries: Please contact Volunteer MBC at 905.238.2622 or send an email to training [at]

Legal Disclaimer: The content presented in Volunteer MBC’s learning series is for educational purposes only. There is no guarantee of the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any information for your particular business/organization. It is recommended that you consult your own professional for specific legal, accounting, finance, or tax advice. The content is intended for the registered participant only. Any unauthorized use, copying or disclosure is prohibited.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will be accepted, during regular business hours (Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) up to two working days prior to the date of the workshop. Cancellations made within this two working day window, or registrants who fail to attend the workshop shall be responsible for the full fee. Delegate substitutions may be made, at no charge at least 24 hours in advance of the workshop.

Volunteer MBC's Board Governance Series sponsored by:

Tim Knott Insurance Agency Inc. | The Co-operators

145 Hamilton Street N., Unite E-3, Waterdown, ON L0R 2H1

Phone: 905.690.2667 | Fax: 905.690.1792 | Email:

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