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Board Governance Training

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PST

Date/Time Information: Wednesday, February 20
Time: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PST
Location: Aava Hotel, 4005 Whistler Way, Whistler, BC
Fees/Admission: Chamber Members $125, Future Members $175
All prices are subject to GST. Registration is open until noon Tuesday, Feb 19
Event Details may change – Stay tuned

Essential Strategies for Boards and Board Directors
This workshop is designed to inform, educate and assist both volunteer board members and staff about governance best practices and the effective operation of a board.

Key takeaways:

  • Principles for governing your organization
  • The seven components of good governance
  • The board/CEO partnership
  • Sample terms of reference for committees and boards
  • Board & CEO roles, responsibilities & authority
  • Developing board agendas & the consent agenda
  • CEO performance evaluation
  • Policies you need

Plan your day
There will be a break and light snacks provided

Deb McClelland
Governance Trainer, Executive Director of Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

Deb McClelland has served on many boards over the past 35 years, some following the policy governance model, most not.  She has studied board governance for over 17 years and has become the go-to person for chambers across the province in all matters pertaining to governance. Deb began her career at the Kamloops Chamber of Commerce in 1999. During her time at the chamber, Deb has overseen her board’s change to the policy governance model and created templates that assist boards to transition in a practical and efficient way. Deb served on the board of directors for the BC Chamber of Commerce and is a Past President of the BC Chamber Executives board.  She has just completed her term as Past President of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada. Deb’s passion is board governance and chamber management and she enjoys teaching and mentoring other boards and staff to transition to best practices.


Aava Hotel
4005 Whistler Way
Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4 Canada
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(604) 932-2522


Whistler Chamber of Commerce