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Administrative Support (Board Secretary) Workshop

One Session in 2017:

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Catherine M. Raso is offering this one day training session designed for board secretaries (staff or board members/volunteers) who support their boards of directors by preparing ensuring that the board's official documents are maintained properly. This includes preparing board minutes, updating and managing board policies, maintaining attendance logs, handling monitoring report worksheets, organizing all of the board's documents including bylaws, committee minutes, etc. Attendance is not limited to board secretaries—anyone who is on a board or supports a board is welcome to attend

Anna Naud, Lawyer at the firm of MASON BENNETT JOHNCOX PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION will also be presenting at this workshop, on the topics of corporate requirements for minutes and other board documents, as well as the expectations for the role of a board secretary

Participants will learn how to:

Workshop size will be limited so register early. This is a very practical workshop designed for immediate application in the board room.

Date: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Location: Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale (formerly the Delta Meadowvale) Hotel, 6750 Mississauga Road, Mississauga (at the 401)
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $599 per person (which includes all course material, a copy of the "Board Administration Handbook", as well as breakfast and lunch) plus HST, with 10% discount for each additional registrant from the same organization.

1. Click here to complete the registration form.

2. Payment

After you have completed the Registration Form:

"Best session I think I have ever attended... very concrete 'things' that I could take away."

— Participant at CSAE Winter Summit Conference

"I want to tell you how much I enjoyed and appreciated your seminar on Saturday. Your presentation gave me, and the entire board, a clear understanding of how we could better direct and structure the efforts of the board. What was very helpful were the practical examples you provided and the fact you came with a good understanding of our organization."

— Board Chair, Community Living

"Catherine, thank you so much. Your independent voice has helped this board to move ahead by leaps and bounds."

— National Vice President, Kin Canada

Refund Policy

Cancellations will be refunded at the rate of 50% if received two or more weeks prior to the start of the event.
After that point registration is non-refundable, but substitutions are welcome at any time.


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