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Leadership Pioneer Valley Providing Board Basics Training

GREENFIELD — Leadership Pioneer Valley (LPV) will offer monthly training and workshops programming focused on leadership and board development for nonprofits in the Pioneer Valley through its Leaders OnBoard program.

On Tuesday, March 12, Leaders OnBoard will be providing a Board Basics training at Springfield Technical Community College from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The three-hour-long training, led by Beth Spong from Rainmaker Consulting, will cover what it means to sit on a board, roles and responsibilities, and how to be effective as a board member. The training is free to attend, and dinner is provided.

“The Pioneer Valley relies on nonprofit organizations to keep our communities healthy and thriving,” said Lora Wondolowski, executive director of LPV. “Board Basics is a comprehensive, accessible training that works to provide people with the fundamentals they need to support nonprofit organizations they care about with confidence.”

The Leaders OnBoard program will provide more than 20 training sessions and events in 2019 focused on nonprofit board development and board matching for nonprofits recruiting new board members and people who are looking for a way to get involved in their community. 

There is a 12-month membership available for Leaders OnBoard with a membership fee based on the organization’s budget. Membership includes free attendance in all program workshops and training sessions, including Peer2Peer Conversations and Board Matching Opportunities. For full benefits and fees, visit leadershippv.org.

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