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Board Governance Workshop – HIGHLANDS – Antigonish
October 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Facilitated by Daren Okafo, Manager – Learning Programs – CSCNS, the Board Governance Workshop seeks to teach boards the key elements of Good Governance.
Good governance is an essential part of any organization’s effectiveness and success. Regular evaluations and reviews of your board and its practices, as well as regular board education and updates, will ensure your board and organization is operating in compliance with best practice and effective stewardship of the assets of your organization. This is key to being productive, strategic, ethical and sustainable.
This program has been designed to assist in building your board into a highly functional, well-informed, supportive and service oriented body, capable of playing a core role in guiding your organization toward its strategic goals by leveraging current best practice alongside the skills, experience and knowledge that your board members already possess.
NOTE: Lunch will NOT be provided. There will be a one-hour break to allow time for lunch.
Daren Okafo – Manager – Learning Programs, CSCNS
Daren has 23 years of experience with non-profits and believes in the importance of adult education, community voice and participation in social policy formation and provision. He is passionate about adult literacy and promoting creativity in adult and community learning.
Daren has worked at Irish National Adult Literacy Agency as the Manager of Research & Innovations, and at Coady International Institute as the Technology & Innovations Coordinator. He currently volunteers with Social Justice Radio at CFXU in Antigonish. Daren holds a Masters in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University.
Daren’s personal motto is “Always look for ways to extend a helping hand, and always try to get better at it”.