Board governance program scheduled

Nonprofit directors and their staffs and board members may take advantage of a four-part training program this year, “Board Governance Series: Leading the Change,” aimed at helping improve their effectiveness and their programs.

The Community Foundation of Jackson County, Greater Seymour Chamber of Commerce and Jackson County United Way have teamed up to bring this program to the community.

June Miller will facilitate the training with all sessions taking place in the foundation’s conference center at 107 Community Drive, Seymour. Miller is the regional director of Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network.

All sessions are from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The $15 cost per session includes lunch and materials.

The session dates and topics include:

Feb. 11: The role of an effective nonprofit board of directors and how to recruit members to a board

April 14: The board’s role in fundraising

Aug. 11: What you should know before joining a board of directors

Oct. 6: We’ve got to stop meeting like this

You may enroll online through the community calendar at the chamber’s website at