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REGISTRATION DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2022

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JOIN THE

SPRING COHORT

If you are a contributing YLS member, join the REALIZE Board Training Program x Young Leaders Society Cohort. Get the resources and knowledge you need to successfully and confidently govern on a nonprofit board. 

A value of $1,300, join us at no cost to you.

ARE YOU READY

TO BE A TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER?

El Paso is in need of responsible and successful leaders to get involved in nonprofit governing boards. Limited to 20 spots, REALIZE x YLS is offering you the chance to learn from BoardSource certified trainers, the gold-standard leader in board leadership that supports, trains, and educates nonprofit leaders around the world. 

OUR COURSES

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DETAILS

Training Dates

May 7, May 21, June 4

Location & Time

100 N. Stanton St., First Floor Auditorium

Validated Parking: Kansas Parking Garage, 122 N. Kansas

Graduation

June 9

BENEFITS

1

EXPAND YOUR SKILL SET

Learn about the foundations of good nonprofit governance—roles and responsibilities of the individual board member and the board as a whole; creating a high-performance board with fundraising capacity; and fiscal oversight and policies.

2

GROW YOUR NETWORK

Learn to build a strong and healthy relationship with executive directors.

Upon graduation, you will be connected with local nonprofits in addition to your REALIZE Board Training Cohort.

3

IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNITY

Acquire skills, behaviors, and competencies necessary to positively impact El Paso and those who call our community home.  

This program is important for young professionals to understand their critical role in board governance. Becoming a board member is a legal and fiduciary responsibility, and requires accountability to the community and its organizational stakeholders. 

DR. MICHAEL KELLY

VP of Programs, Paso del Norte Health Foundation

COURSE SCHEDULE

COURSE 1

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Increase your understanding of the individual roles and responsibilities of individual board members; the board’s role in ensuring necessary resources; and the board’s role in setting organizational direction.

COURSE 2

STRUCTURING A HIGH PERFORMANCE BOARD

Increase your understanding in board’s role in the board building cycle, the board structure, and the partnership between the board and CEO.

COURSE 3

FUNDRAISING

Increase your understanding in board’s role in fundraising fundamentals, stages of fundraising and the fundraising team.

COURSE 4

FISCAL OVERSIGHT & ACCOUNTABILITY

Increase your understanding in board’s role in nonprofit accounting, reviewing financial statements, and fiscal policies and procedures. 

The REALIZE Board Training gave me the confidence to ask the right questions before joining a nonprofit board and better asses the ones I currently serve on. Every training I have attended I have learned something new.

CHRISTOPHER MONTOYA

YLS Member

COHORT REGISTRATION

Registration is limited to the first 20 individuals who sign up.

To participate, individuals must be contributing YLS members.

SPRING 2022

Are you part of a board?

Young Leaders Society REALIZE Board Training Dates:

 

  • Saturday, May 7th, 2022  |  9AM- 2PM

  • Saturday, May 21st,2022 |  9AM- 2PM

  • Saturday, June 4th, 2022  | 9AM- 2PM

 

By submitting this agreement I confirm my intention to participate in the REALIZE Board Training. To be held on May 7th, May 21st and June 4th of 2022 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  I understand that is my responsibility to complete all necessary workshops by June 4th, 2022 in order to receive my certification of the REALIZE Board Training Program.

 

I have read, understood and agree to abide by the above conditions of participation.

RECENT GRADUATES

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For more information, contact:

Elizabeth Gamez

VP of Philanthropy & Engagement

(915) 533-2434