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NCFP Webinar: The Critical Role of the Board Chair in Family Philanthropy

Thursday, April 9, 2015
9:00am - 10:30am PDT
This program is a webinar.
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What are the critical roles and responsibilities of family foundation board chairs? What are the traps that board chairs can fall into, and how can you avoid them?

How can CEOs and board chairs create a mutually respectful and positive long-term partnership? And how can your family identify and prepare a successor chair?

Join us for this wide-ranging conversation on the critical role of the board chair in family philanthropy with international family foundation experts Virginia Esposito and Alice Buhl along with two experienced and thoughtful board chairs. This is a must-see webinar for any CEO or board member that is a current board chair or that has or plans some day to serve in this role.


Alice Buhl
Senior Fellow, National Center for Family Philanthropy

Alice Buhl is Senior Fellow to the National Center for Family Philanthropy and its Board of Directors.  She was a founding board member of the National Center for Family Philanthropy and led the development of the “Pursuit of Excellence” assessment process. Alice is a Senior Consultant for Lansberg, Gersick & Associates.

Virginia Esposito
Founder and President, National Center for Family Philanthropy

For more than 30 years, Virginia Esposito has advanced private philanthropy through research and education. For 25 of those years, she has focused on the family philanthropic experience, promoting values, vision, and excellence across generations of donor families. She served as the editor and principal author of the research report The Family Foundation CEO: Crafting Consensus out of Complexity, as well as Splendid Legacy: The Guide to Creating Your Family Foundation and The Power to Produce Wonders: The Value of Family in Philanthropy. She has presented at hundreds of programs for and about donor families throughout North America and on four other continents. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Great Nonprofits and on Independent Sector’s Ethics and Accountability Committee.

Register online through the National Center for Family Philanthropy Knowledge Center.

To retrieve your organization’s NCFP account information, select "Forgot Password" on the NCFP website log-in page.

For further assistance with registering, contact NCFP at (202) 293-3424.

Who May Attend:
Current SCG family foundation members

As a membership benefit, SCG family foundation members have complimentary access to NCFP teleconferences and webinars.

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