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Fri, Aug 30


Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance

Board of Directors Best Practices Training

Join us for this professional development training from Emily Crowder, the Executive Director of Global Camps Africa (GCA). A special thanks to SHARE Greater Lynchburg for their partnership on this training.

Board of Directors Best Practices Training
Board of Directors Best Practices Training

Time & Location

Aug 30, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance, 300 Lucado Pl, Lynchburg, VA 24504, USA

About the Event

Join us for this 2.5 hour professional development training, perfect for all experience levels! Seasoned local nonprofit practitioner and instructor, Emily Crowder, will break down the fundamentals and expectations of nonprofit board leadership and share best practices. The training will conclude with a local nonprofit leader pitching why you should interview to serve on their boards.  A boxed lunch will be provided, thanks to SHARE Greater Lynchburg. 

About the instructor:

Emily Crowder is the Executive Director of Global Camps Africa (GCA), a Lynchburg-based non-profit organization that equips children affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa with the tools they need to live healthy productive lives and make positive impacts on their communities.  In her role as Executive Director at GCA, she is responsible for organizational and Board development, operational management, and the planning and coordination of fundraising and communications activities.

She has served as a strategic planning consultant for various non-profit organizations, including the Downtown Lynchburg Association, Academy Center of the Arts, and Jefferson Center.  Emily volunteers on a number of Boards of Directors, including as Past President of the Board of Camp Kum-Ba-Yah in Lynchburg.

2024/2025 Training Session Fees:

Non-profit Attendees: $50.00*

Corporate (or not affiliated with a non-profit): $75.00

*Thanks to the scholarship program with the Greater Lynchburg Community Foundation, the cost for the training for attendees affiliated with a non-profit is only $50.00. DIscounted seats are limited, so reserve your seat and lock-in your preferred pricing today!

** Disclaimer: Payment is expected at the time of registration. Refunds will only be granted in the event a class is cancelled. If you cannot attend, you may substitute in someone from your organization prior to the scheduled class by contacting Sarah Blankenship, the CVANE Executive Director, at**

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