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Board Boot Camp Session 4:
Retention & Succession for Voluntary Boards

Wednesday, Feb 28 at 7 pm


In this session, presenter Jeff Kelly will share his experiences both from the perspective of serving as a Board member and through his work in supporting a volunteer Board of Directors. Topics to be addressed:

  • Understanding Board governance and how this directly relates to succession

  • What an organization's legal requirements are for Board members

  • Board member recruitment - what is it?

  • Thinking and planning for Board member succession 

  • Taking strategies into practice


About the Presenter:

Jeff Kelly holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from Dalhousie University and is the CEO of The Flower Cart Group in New Minas. The Flower Cart Group is a supported employment and day program for adults considered to have an intellectual disability, or barrier(s) to employment. Jeff has worked closely with that organization’s Board of Directors since 2014. Prior to joining the Flower Cart team, Jeff held positions with the Nova Scotia Workers’ Compensation Board, Nova Scotia Physiotherapy Association and Nova Scotia Community College - Kingstec Campus. He has also served in the Canadian Armed Forces. Jeff lives in Dartmouth with his partner Trish Rafuse, and they have four children in their blended family that keep them busy.

Tickets are available now on Eventbrite here.

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