Board Governance for Nonprofit Organizations

Date:October 9, 2012
Time:9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Eiteljorg Museum - Clowes Ballroom
500 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Not-for-Profit Services Group will host a seminar on nonprofit board governance best practices. Gerry Zack, CPA, of the Nonprofit Resource Center will be the featured presenter. Gerry is recognized as one of the nation's foremost authorities on the unique management issues of nonprofit organizations. During his 30 years of professional experience, he has worked with nonprofit organizations of all types, specializing in issues such as anti-fraud, ethics, compliance and governance.

In addition to explaining key fiduciary duties and obligations, topics to be discussed include the following:

  • Committee structure and responsibilities
  • The role of a board in strategy
  • Financial oversight, including budgets, audits, investments, etc.
  • Best practices for policies, procedures, minutes and other documentation
  • Form 990-related best practices
  • Relationship between board and staff
  • Striking the proper balance of oversight
  • Risk management for board members
  • The board as fundraisers and representatives of the organization

Suggested Attendees: Nonprofit board members, executive directors, controllers and

Cost: No fee

RSVP to Chris Djonlich at or 317.452.1392. For questions regarding seminar content, please contact Scott Schuster, partner-in-charge of KSM’s Not-for-Profit Services Group at or 317.580.2401.