Governance & Leadership

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

In addition to being an experienced board director, Sharilyn is a Chartered Director and a governance advisor and trainer with BoardSource, drawing from their cutting edge resources and curriculum for nonprofit governance.

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

  • Governance assessments; policy review and development
  • Board building strategies, director education, and performance evaluation
  • Facilitation of strategic/sensitive discussions
  • Private one-on-one coaching for CEO’s and Board Chairs
  • Board/executive team retreats and facilitation

We also offer 1 to 3-day workshops and retreats customized for your organization, 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