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ALLIANCE EVENT - Growing Stronger Pre-Conference - 2017 Alliance Annual Conference
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ALLIANCE EVENT - Growing Stronger Pre-Conference - 2017 Alliance Annual Conference

When: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm followed by Mixer
Where: Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E. Cotton Center Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona  85040
United States

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Pre-Conference: Arizona Nonprofit Board Governance Symposium presented by Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits and Squire Patton Boggs

Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
1:00pm to 5:00pm followed by a Networking Mixer
Desert Willow Conference Center
4340 E Cotton Center Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85040

Pre-Conference Sponsored by:



Featured keynote speaker 9/19/17:

Frank M. Placenti, Squire Patton Boggs - 

The symposium will be led by Frank Placenti, Chair of Squire Patton Boggs’ US Corporate Governance & Securities Regulation Practice. Frank is nationally recognized for his work in corporate governance with over 30 years’ experience, and serves as the Founding President and Trustee of the American College of Governance Counsel and as Vice Chair of the Corporate Governance Committee of the American Bar Association. Frank is also the editor of The Directors Handbook, A Field Guide to 101 Situations Commonly Encountered in the Boardroom.


Join us for the inaugural Arizona Nonprofit Board Governance Symposium which will explore the importance of effectively managing the governance responsibilities of an organization’s board, and how mismanagement can severely damage an organization's reputation.

The symposium will educate new and experienced board Chairs, Chairs-Elect and Executive Directors on best practices for discharging their legal and ethical obligations, tools for developing a diverse and accomplished board, board and management interactions, and management the myriad of complex issues facing today's nonprofit directors.

The half-day session will cover the following topics, as well as feature two panels where attendees can learn from the experience and knowledge of their peers.  All attendees will also receive an invaluable resource packet (via thumb drive) with board templates and other important governance information.


About Presenter and Moderators:

Frank M. Placenti, Partner, Chair of US Corporate Governance Practice, Squire Patton Boggs and Founder and President of the American College of Governance Counsel

Brad Wright, Of Counsel, Squire Patton Boggs

Ron Butler, Phoenix Managing Partner, Ernst & Young, LLP



Note: The September 19 pre-conference is sold out but TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE CONFERENCE ON SEPT 20

Attendees can maximize time and registration fees by registering for both the pre-conference and the full conference together. The full day conference will take place on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 7:30am to 3:30pm. (7:30am Registration & Networking, 9:00am Welcome) 

(Ticketing for the half day Pre-Conference is available on the full day 'September 20' conference/registration page.) 


Additional Information:

Snacks and refreshments will be provided for workshop.



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