Board Governance 101 Success Strategies

14 Sep 2017
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Blaisdel/Stanford, Lake Tahoe Resort

Board Governance 101 Success Strategies

Being a board member is more than appearing at meetings or taking action on agenda items. Board members are the forward-thinking fiduciaries charged to drive the organization toward its strategic initiatives. There are many models but in all, pool managers lead and board members by adopting sound, ethical, and legal governance and financial management policies, as well as by making sure the nonprofit has adequate resources to advance its mission. Whether you are a new pool manager or sit on a JPA Board, there are bound to be questions that center around governance models that instill collaboration, transparency and responsiveness. In this fast paced session, time will be spent addressing the role of the board member, board governance models, fiduciary responsibility, conflict of interest concerns and FPPC reporting.

At the completion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Identify how to empower leadership
  • Inspire board members that will effectively assist in determining organizational mission and purpose
  • Strengthen programs and services, ensure transparency, engage adequate all in an inclusive, participatory model that promotes accountability.


  • Robert J. Feldhake, Esq., The Feldhake Law Firm

Moderator: Karla M Rhay, Ed.D., CEO, CSJPA (Benefits and Risk Management)

Interest areas: Legislative, JPA Board, Pool Manager, Finance & Technology