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Getting the Board You Need

Conference Call

Date: April 10, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM PT | 10:00 AM MT |11:00 AM CT
Cost: Free

Join us for a free, one-hour discussion - part of our series of Ask an Expert conference calls.

Are you and your board or governance committee members scrambling to replace board members rotating off the roster?

Does the board no longer reflect the diversity of ideas, people and demographics of the communities in your service area? Get the keys to successfully building the board you need on this free call, where expert Sara Wilson will discuss the process of building your board. Learn how to determine what kind of board members you need, recruitment strategies and tips to keep them once they’re on board.

About the Expert

Sara Wilson is president and principal consultant of Mayes Wilson & Associates, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in working with land trusts and conservation groups and agencies. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for 20+ years as an advisor, executive and board director, helping nonprofit leaders transform their passion for the mission into organizational success. Sara’s expertise includes board development and board governance; organizational assessments; accreditation preparation; strategic planning; evaluation and volunteer program development. She works with land trusts throughout the country, and is a frequent presenter at state land trust conferences and Rally: The National Land Conservation Conference. She has authored articles for the Land Trust Alliance’s Saving Land magazine, and has written an article on board recruitment strategies for an upcoming issue.

Register Today

To register, email the Alliance’s Western Conservation Manager Shannon Meyer.

To join the call, dial 857-288-2638, and use pass code 9247131.

April 5 is the registration deadline.


This event is a FREE service of the Land Trust Alliance Western Regional Program. We encourage you to have multiple participants use the same phone line (there is a limit of 150 phone lines), but please let us know everyone planning to attend so we have an accurate participant count.

Questions for the Expert

Sara Wilson will answer your questions during the second half of the call. Please email questions to Shannon prior to the call.

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