Leadership & Governance

leadership and change in philanthropy
It is a dynamic time to be involved in nonprofit leadership, where the opportunities are as immense as the challenges.  Watermark can help you and your team deepen capacity for effective leadership, enhance accountability, and promote healthier organizational and boardroom culture …anytime or during times of change and transition.

Watermark offers the following leadership, board governance and organizational development services:

  • Governance assessments, defining roles and responsibilities, planning
  • Board building strategies for recruitment and orientation, director education and performance evaluation
  • Facilitation of strategic/sensitive discussions
  • Coaching for CEO’s and Board Chairs
  • Imagine Canada accreditation program expert coaching
  • Board/executive team retreats and facilitation

Sharilyn is a governance advisor and trainer with BoardSource and offers 1 to 3-day workshops and retreats customized for your nonprofit Board, including:

  • Board Leadership & Engagement: Fundamentals for Success
  • Show Me the Money: Creating a Fundraising Culture
  • Strategic Board Recruitment & Development
  • The Board/Staff Partnership: How to Share Leadership and Get Results
  • Practices of High-Performing Boards: What the Best Boards Do Well
  • Board Self-Assessment and Action Planning