Board Masters

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, August 28 Valentine

The Niobrara Lodge

803 E. Highway 20, Valentine

Wednesday, August 29 O'Neill

Holt County Courthouse Annex Meeting Room

204 N 4th Street, O'Neill

Wednesday, September 12 McCook

Keystone Events Center (3rd Floor)

402 Norris Ave, McCook

Thursday, September 13 Broken Bow

Custer County 4-H Building

@ Custer County Fairgrounds

44100 Memorial Drive, Broken Bow

Monday, September 24 Seward

Seward Civic Center (East Basement)

616 Bradford Street, Seward

Wednesday, September 26 Falls City

Falls City Senior Center (Community Room)

221 W. 16th Street, Falls City

Thursday, October 4 Central City

Merrick County 4-H Building

@ Merrick County Fairgrounds

1784 Fairgrounds Road, Central City

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

Cost: $125 per participant
$300 for up to 3 individuals representing the same nonprofit
$450 for up to 6 individuals representing the same nonprofit
(registration includes dinner).

Click HERE to Register

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


(The registration deadline is for each location is seven days prior to the session)


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