Executive Director Forums

Networking and educational forums are hosted by the Volunteer Center to provide nonprofit leaders an opportunity to share experiences and learn new practices and methods to benefit their role and their organization.  Topics are directed by nonprofit leaders and outside faciliators to assist in the discussion.  

The forums are held on Wednesday mornings and will be hosted at varying nonprofit offices. The forums run from 8:15 to 9:30 AM.  There is no fee for Member Agency directors.  There is a $35.00 fee for non-Member Agency directors. 

An invitation to attend will be sent out to all our nonprofit partners a month in advance.

 If you are interested in hosting a forum at your offices or have questions about the program, please contact Karen at 610-807-0336.

Recent Session: Building a Better Board

In partnership with Think Good Leadership, the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley offered this special Executive Director Forum: Building a Better Board. 

Let’s face it…no one prepares nonprofit professionals for working with Boards. It is a unique partnership. One that requires mutually aligned expectations and crucial conversations. Sessions will be facilitated by Deb Cummins Stellato, President of Think Good Leadership and Karen Smith, CEO of Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. 

Topics include:

  • Board Dynamics-defining healthy boundaries
  • Board engagement & effectiveness - Leveraging your board / ensuring you get what you need
  • Planning for sustainable success- Strategic Vision
  • Board Development 
  • The role of the Board in fundraising


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