Tentative conference schedule subject to change. All times are for the eastern time zone.
All breakout sessions are peer reviewed for quality and Policy Governance(R) consistency

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TRACK 1 - PG Fundamentals Practices and Principles [clear filter]
Friday, June 19

11:45am EDT

Setting Direction: Creating Ends with Impact
A hands-on workshop about the unique job of crafting powerful Ends focused on the impact to be created and recognizing the various challenges in writing these policies. Participants should bring a copy of their organization’s Ends to the session.

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Rose Mercier, GSP

Rose Mercier is a senior consultant with The Governance Coach. She received advanced training at the 2009 Policy Governance® Academy™. She was a member the Board of Directors of Govern for Impact (formerly the International Policy Governance Association) for six years, serving... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2020 11:45am - 1:00pm EDT
Workshop Room 1

1:45pm EDT

Engaging Owners to Grow Impact
This module will cover the principles (30%) and application (70%) of effective ownership engagement, itself a requisite of owner-accountable governance. The module will present owner engagement as the perpetual work of the board, but also present specific techniques that help ensure owner perspectives are reflected in the Ends policies.  

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Joseph Inskeep, GSP

Joseph Inskeep is also a consultant with the Governance Coach. He was personally trained in the theory and application of Policy Governance by John and Miriam Carver at the 2007 Policy Governance® Academy. He is in the sixth year of serving on the Board of Directors of Govern for... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2020 1:45pm - 3:00pm EDT
Workshop Room 1

3:15pm EDT

The CGO and CEO Roles and Relationships
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Susan Radwan

Susan Radwan, MEd, SMP, CAE, GSP has a rich history of experience in the fields of insurance, education, strategy development, non-profit associations.  She has been consulting in governance since 1996. Radwan attended the Policy Governance Academy in 1999. She brings passion... Read More →
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Eric Craymer

Eric Craymer brings a unique blend of professional training and real world experience to the projects he is associated with. He has been a business owner, researcher, manager, and consultant. He has attended and taught multiple workshops on Policy Governance®, been on the IPGA board... Read More →

Friday June 19, 2020 3:15pm - 4:30pm EDT
Workshop Room 1
Saturday, June 20

11:45am EDT

Duties of Directors: Servant Leaders Meeting Legal and Fiduciary Obligations in Policy Governance
This program will be a primer on the legal and fiduciary duties of directors, and how the Policy Governance (PG) framework enables board members to meet and exceed their legal obligations. We will explore (1) why duties matter, (2) what duties apply, (3) applicable standards, and (4) fulfilling duties through faithful exercise of PG principles and policies, and invite participants to share relevant questions, policies or experiences from their organizations or consulting practices.

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Tom Keyse, GSP

Tom Keyse, JD, GSP, joined Charney Associates as a governance Consulting Associate in September 2018. Tom brings extensive experience with successful nonprofit, faith-based, arts and trade and membership organizations, primarily as a board of directors member and chairperson with... Read More →

Saturday June 20, 2020 11:45am - 1:00pm EDT
Workshop Room 1

1:15pm EDT

Case Study: A School Board Journey Through Ownership Linkage
Facilitating the implementation of Policy Governance is a journey requiring a structured framework and consistent conversations reflecting the values of the ownership. Based on a school board experience, this session will discuss the importance of linkage meetings and engage participants in determining how best to implement these conversations within their organization.

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Michael Juech

Dr. Michael Juech is a Partner of Dinamico Systems in the Greater Chicago Area, which provides executive coaching, board and leadership team consulting services, and a compensation system known as DinamiComp.  He has served in senior leadership roles within school districts and worked... Read More →

Saturday June 20, 2020 1:15pm - 2:30pm EDT
Workshop Room 1