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b|On Board


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.

Planning for the 2018 session is underway! Add your name to the interest list to receive notice when registration opens.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Discover your passions and interests
  • Demystify board service
  • Understand differences between government, nonprofit and corporate boards
  • Learn valuable skills for volunteer and board service opportunities from local experts
  • Connect with Idaho organizations seeking volunteers, committee members and board members
  • Enhance presentation skills

$50.00 for BYP Members and Dues Paying Leadership Boise Alumni
$75 for Non-BYP Members


2018  Series Info:

  • Night 1 – Introduction to board service & panel discussion
  • Night 2 – Training Series
  • Finale – Board Service Fair



Week 1 – Introduction to Board Service

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.

Week 2 –Skills Development

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.

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.

If you are a nonprofit interested in being involved with the reception, please contact Hollie Conde at


Thank you to our sponsors:



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