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Land Trust Board Member Events

Are you a board member who:

  • is interested in becoming a more effective land trust leader?
  • wants to get to know other board members and build a peer network?
  • is looking for expert advice on how to advance your land trust’s program priorities?

Then join us at Rally for the many special, board-focused sessions to discover solutions to the big issues and learn how to provide critical leadership!


SEM-11: Board Member Summit: Strategies for Building and Maintaining a Great Board

Tuesday, September 17 | 8am – 1:00pm | $50

Are people looking forward to serving on your board? Do you have an active, engaged, and thoughtful board who wants to fundraise? Would you like tips on what to focus on in board recruitment and orientation to make the land trust attractive to new people and play to people’s strengths? In the Board Member Summit, we’ll cover how to attract great people to your organization, build a strong board orientation and development process, and more. Through discussion, examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will leave the session with concrete, practical steps for taking their board to the next level. Includes lunch. Pre-registration is required.

 

Other Seminars of Interest to Board Members

Tuesday, September 17:

SEM-1 Get F.I.T. - Fundraising Inspiration & Tools to Transfrom Your Fundraising
8:30am – 4:30pm

SEM-2 ABC’s of Conservation Easement Stewardship: Amendments, Baselines and Comprehensive Monitoring
8:30am – 4:30pm

SEM-3 Advocating for Conservation Success: How Do I Get from Here to There?
8:30am - 4:30pm

SEM-5 The Audacity of Perpetuity: Building Organizational Strength and Resilience
9:00am – 5:00pm

SEM-12 How to Communicate Like Their Favorite Nonprofit
1:00pm – 5:00pm

SEM-14 Learning Landscapes: Nurturing a Child's Relationship to Land and Learning
1:00pm – 5:00pm

SEM-16 The Less Visible Leader: Leadership for Diverse Networks and Coalitions
1:00pm – 5:00pm

 

Wednesday and Thursday Workshops of Interest to Board Members

Wednesday, September 18:

A07 Managing Endowments
10:30am–Noon

A11 Fundraising that Matters
10:30am–Noon

A12 Mergers: Determining If, When and How
10:30am–Noon

B01 Voices of Experience: Learn About the Accreditation Process from Accredited Land Trusts
1:30pm–3:00pm

B04 Building Bridges and Creating Connections
1:30pm–3:00pm

B09 Capital Campaigns and Strategic Conservation Planning: How to Capture Two Birds with One Net
1:30pm–3:00pm

B14 Your Board and Engaging New Constituencies
1:30pm–3:00pm

C01 Ins and Outs of the Requirements Manual
3:30pm–5:00pm

C03 Oral Histories of Conservation Easement Donors in Southern Appalachia
3:30pm–5:00pm

C04 Accessible Land Trusts: What Should We Be Doing?
3:30pm–5:00pm

C07 Stewardship Conundrums
3:30pm–5:00pm

C12 The Power of Story: From Strategic Plan to Sticky Messages to Fundraising Success
3:30pm–5:00pm

C13 People are Messy: HR Solutions to Contain the Mess
3:30pm–5:00pm

Thursday, September 19:

D01 Congratulations, Your Land Trust is Accredited! Now What?
8:30am–10:00am

D03 Circles of Engagement: Connecting People to the Land at Every Scale
8:30am–10:00am

D11 Aligned Planning: Better Results, More Money
8:30am–10:00am

D12 Building Your Board
8:30am–10:00am

D16 Public Policy 2013 Update and 2014 Forum
8:30am–10:00am

E01 Land Trust Accreditation Program Q&A Clinic
10:30am–Noon

E03 Evolving with the Times: Why Would a Rural Land Conservation Organization Expand into Urban Areas?
10:30am–Noon

E04 Community Conservation: Developing a Vision and Broadening Your Voice
10:30am–Noon

E09 Attracting Gifts of Real Estate and Other Non-Cash Assets for Endowment and Stewardship
10:30am–Noon

E10 Succession Planning for Board and Staff Leadership
10:30am–Noon

FS05 Community Conservation: Case Studies in Land Management Planning
1:30pm–5:00pm

FS06 The Big Picture: Putting All the Pieces Together for a Successful Land Trust
1:30pm–3:30pm

FS08 Strategic Planning and Evaluation for Land Trusts: You Get What You Measure
1:30pm-5:00pm

FS11 Improving Landowner Understanding Using Interactive Learning
1:30pm-3:30pm

FS12: Where's the Money: Conservation Finance Roundtable
1:30pm-5:00pm


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