“Alyson was a speaker at our Hong Kong conference. Her dedication and professionalism shone through every step of the way. Her hands-on enthusiasm and commitment to our event was inspiring. And of course, she was a top quality speaker – articulate, engaging and more than willing to answer any and all questions. She was an asset to the program and it was a great pleasure working with her.”

Monica Ansary, Senior Conference Producer, C5 Communications Ltd (Business Partner)

7 Steps to Stronger Nonprofit Boards and Organizations: Presentations and interactive workshops for non-profit board meetings and conferences
Alyson Ball is an energetic and enthusiastic speaker.

She enjoys sharing the best practices of nonprofit boards.

You can customize these presentations

and interactive workshops:

(1) Boards that Excel

This interactive workshop will introduce practical tools and implementation techniques that are found in well-functioning boards. For new and experienced board members, whether a nonprofit organization is young or mature, this practical workshop will help you improve your organization and board effectiveness.

(2) Board Governance

Most board members understand they are responsible for good board governance – but many are not sure how to achieve it. This course will explain what is meant by “good board governance” and will provide you with tools and strategies to make it happen.

(3) The Board President’s Job Made Easy

In this interactive workshop, board presidents will learn how to inspire those around them, to develop a positive working relationship with others, and to move both the organization and the board toward their respective goals.

(4) Strengthening the Board/Staff Relationship

The success of any nonprofit is influenced by how well the board and the staff of the organization work together. In this workshop, you will learn some simple tools and healthy habits that you can use to make sure your staff and board are working hand-in-hand to accomplish the mission of the organization.

(5) Evaluating the Executive Director

The selection, development and evaluation of the Executive Director is a key responsibility of every nonprofit board. This workshop describes a performance management system that can be customized for your organization and that can be used to positively motivate your Executive Director and other staff personnel.

To discuss your presentation and workshop needs, contact Alyson (at)

“I think that you did an exceptional job last night of bringing relevance to the actions of our board.  You would have been proud of how often individuals referred to your comments and strategies as they collaborated for the goal setting planning.”

Bernard Hairston – Chairman of the Board – African-American Teaching Fellows

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