Nebraska Extension & the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands present:

BOARD MASTERS: Nonprofit Board Training

Formerly: Nonprofit Board Bootcamp

Nonprofit boards need to strengthen their skills, engagement, and leadership to adapt to increasing demands of this rapidly evolving environment. Board Masters offers essential training for new and experienced board members, providing them with practical information, resources, and tools that they can use right away to further their organizations' mission.

Tuesday, December 4 Fremont

NE Extension Dodge County, 1206 W 23rd Street

Thursday, December 6 Syracuse

1st Bank of Nebraska, 320 5th Street

All sessions will run from 4:30 to 8:30 pm (local time)

Cost: $125 per participant
$225 for 2 individuals representing the same nonprofit
$350 for 3 to 4 individuals representing the same nonprofit
$475 for 5 to 6 individuals representing the same nonprofit
(registration includes dinner).

Click HERE to Register

(If paying by check please use this registration form.)


The pre-registration deadline for each location is 2 business days prior to the scheduled program date. Late registrations will be considered. Call either Jessica Jones or Carroll Welte.

Nebraska Extension reserves the right to cancel sessions with less than the minimum amount of pre-registrations by a.) the pre-registration deadline and or b.) required to cover expenses associated with delivering the program.


Part I: Mission & Vision;

Meaningful Engagment

Part II: Board Structure & Committees;

Finances, Compliance & Risk Management

Part III: Recruitment & Team Building;

Continuous Improvement & Evaluation

Organization lifecyclesBoard stages

Mission, vision & strategic goals

Board oversight & management

Community relations

Fiduciary, strategic & visionary thinking


Reviewing bylaws

Sarbanes-Oxley implications for nonprofits

Financial ystems/role of finance committee

Form 990

Financial management responsibilities

Risk & crisis management

Board member recruitment, onboarding & evaluation

Fundraising expectations

Board chair - E.D. relationship

Succession planning

Basic board assessment and action planning

Improving board meetings

More information is available here.


Carroll Welte

Extension Educator

Nebraska Extension in Burt County


Jessica G. Jones

Extension Educator

Nebraska Extension in Johnson County