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rmendez@unitedwayelpaso.org | Tel: (915) 533-2434 


About Our Trainings

The REALIZE Board consists of multiple training modules for nonprofit board members that include: board executive director relations, running effective board meetings, making sense of financial reports and more. 

Training 1 - Governing Board and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Relations (Dates to be announced)

Using the REALIZE Leadership model, this 2-hour session offers a framework for improving CEO and board relationships by focusing on legal and ethical roles. The presenter delivers a clear distinction between board governance vs. management roles and examines the need for effective board oversight and support of the CEO. 

Attendes will learn about: 

  •  Context for the CEO-board Relationship 

  • Legal and ethical roles of board of directors and CEO 

  • Governance vs. management roles 

  • Oversight and support of the CEO 



Training 2 - Governance Process: Creating Agendas and Minutes (Dates to be announced)

This 2-hour session involves the fundamental skills and knowledge on setting and managing board meeting agendas performance tracking and reporting to the board of directors. The training highlights effective board minutes, dialogue and decision-making. 

Attendees will learn about: 

  • Setting and managing board meeting agendas 

  • Performance tracking and reports to the board

  • Board dialogue and decision-making 

  • Board minutes

Fall Summits  (October 2019)

Last year, the REALIZE Board Training Program hosted its first Fall Summit to provide timely knowledge to nonprofit leaders about fundraising.  Learn More