Board Leadership Summits

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Join us and Keynote Speaker Charles Weathers as he discusses "The Board of Today...and Tomorrow"


Exclusively for SCANPO Members

Upstate Board Leadership Summit

Lowcountry Board Leadership Summit

  • The Lowcountry Board Leadership Summit is exclusively for SCANPO members
  • Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:00 am - Noon
  • Location: The Citadel, Mark Clark Hall Buyer Auditorium, Charleston, SC
  • Time: 8:00 am - Noon


Who Should Attend?

Board Leadership Summits are for SCANPO members ONLY and are designed exclusively for nonprofit board members and their CEOs to attend together. Each Summit will kick off with a general session to address current board trends, evergreen governance topics and key insights. Following this presentation, participants will attend breakout sessions focused on Strong Board Chair – CEO Relations. Participants will also attend Lead and Learn sessions led by nonprofit leaders and business partner experts. The purpose of these small group sessions is to facilitate peer learning around specific board topics.


  • $50 Per Attendee for SCANPO Member Organizations - Early Bird Rate
  • $75 Per Attendee for SCANPO Member Organizations – Starting Two Weeks Before Event
  • Bring 3 Attendees from the Same Member Organization and get a 4thAttendee FREE - Just use the "buy3get1" promocode at checkout (Please note: for promocode to work, all attendees must be registered in the same transaction | individual email addresses are required for each registered attendee.)

Summit Agenda

  • 8:00 - Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
  • 8:30 - Welcome and Introductions 
  • 8:45 - 9:30 - The Board of Today with Charles Weathers, The Weathers Group
  • 9:35 – 10:15 - Focusing on Strong Board Chair – CEO Relations - Breakout Sessions
  • 10:15 – 10:30 - Networking Break
  • 10:30 – 11:30 - Lead & Learn Sessions       
  • 11:30 12:00 - Leading Forward

Lead and Learn Sessions: Tracks and Sample Topics


Board Roles and Responsibilities

  • Governance Committees
  • Board Treasurers
  • Bylaws Review
  • CEO Evaluations
  • Fundraising

Healthy Boards        

  • Board-ED Partnership
  • Boardroom Culture
  • Board Development
  • Board Orientations
  • Board Diversity

For more information, please contact Debbie Nelson at, or via phone at 864-420-0195.

Past Board Leadership Summits:

  • Midlands Board Leadership Summit
  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016
  • Location: United Way of the Midlands, 1818 Blanding Street, Columbia, SC
  • Time: 8:00 am - Noon 

Supported in part by: 

 Kershaw County Board Leadership Summit

  • The Kershaw County Board Leadership Summit is for SCANPO members and non-SCANPO members.
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017
  • Location: Central Carolina Technical College, Kershaw County Campus (80 Campus Drive, Camden, SC)
  • Time: 8:00 am - Noon