Looking to get involved? Curious what it takes to be part of a commission, committee or board? Join Boise Young Professionals’ b|On Board program. Now in its fourth year, this three-week training series is designed to inform Boise professionals about how to engage with organizations around the community.
What You’ll Learn:
$50.00 for BYP Members and Dues Paying Leadership Boise Alumni
$75 for Non-BYP Members
2017 Series Info:
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Lower Level Conference Center
250 S. 5th St.
Boise, ID 83702
Parking is available at no cost to program participants.
Week 1 – Introduction to Board Service – April 4
Learn what interests you, what excites and scares you, your passions and how those translate to civic engagement. Then, demystify board service and learn about different kinds of boards from a panel of corporate, government and nonprofit board members from Idaho organizations.
Opening Speaker: Ray Stark, Senior Vice President, Government & Community Relations, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce
Week 2 –Skills Development – April 11
Start collecting and polishing your skills during the second night of b|On Board. Local experts will teach 15-minute breakout sessions on diverse skills needed for volunteer, committee and board service.
Opening Speaker: Nora Carpenter, President & CEO, United Way of the Treasure Valley
Week 3 – Board Service Fair – April 18
The final evening of the b|On Board series is all about applying new skills. Participants will have the opportunity to meet area board members and professionals at a reception and networking fair. This is an opportunity to connect with local organizations looking to add young professionals.
Previous b|On Board graduates are welcome to join us on this evening to meet other like-minded young professionals and make new connections with local organizations.
Opening Speaker: Jimmy Hallyburton, Executive Director, Boise Bicycle Project
If you are a nonprofit interested in being involved with the reception, please contact Hollie Conde at email@example.com.
Thank you to our sponsors:
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