Onboarding Classes

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Onboarding: What You Need to Know to Be a Great Board Member

August 24, 12:00-1:00 pm – via Zoom


Join Jane Stein*, JPS Consulting, for NetworkPeninsula’s class designed to help ensure that new board members better understand the roles and responsibilities of serving on a Board, including fiduciary, fundraising, governance, board/staff relationships, and telling the nonprofit’s mission story.

To Register, click here.

(NOTE: For current Board members, we offer Board Development Workshops throughout the year. To learn more, click here.)

*INSTRUCTOR – Jane Stein has been providing consultation and training services to nonprofit organizations for more than 20 years. Jane founded the Child Abuse Center of Hampton Roads, now a part of CHKD. Her experience also includes a tenure as a national director for major gifts for the American Cancer Society. Jane was a volunteer national chairman for campaign training for the United Jewish Appeal for 3 years. A sought after facilitator, speaker and trainer, Jane has presented programs in management, leadership development, marketing, public relations, board development and fundraising to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States. She shares her secrets for success in these turbulent times and inspires her audiences to solve challenges in the nonprofit community in a humorous and heartfelt manner. Under her direction, JPS Consulting has guided many nonprofit organizations through the process of strategic planning, board and leadership development; and has helped many organizations to build and improve their annual and special campaigns. Her client list includes: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, VA Association of Community Healthcare Centers, Foodbank of Southeastern VA, Habitat for Humanity, Physicians for Peace, and the Special Olympics.

Board classes are offered for $25 per person for board members of current members of NetworkPeninsula. For all other guests, and non-members, the fee is $35 per person. Payments can be made below, or by mail to: NetworkPeninsula, 2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News VA 23602.


Here’s what participants from previous Onboarding Classes had to say:

“I left feeling empowered and excited about taking on my new responsibilities as a nonprofit board member.”

Jane was and is FANTASTIC. Informative, shared great ideas, energetic, supportive. Would love to take another class from her.”

“The information shared during the class was invaluable. I am excited to share the information with our Head of School and fellow Board members.”