Past Piper Academies 2013

The Legal, Ethical, and Fiduciary “Ins and Outs” of
Nonprofit Board Service

Really – I Can Be Sued for That? The Legal, Ethical, and Fiduciary “Ins and Outs” of Nonprofit Board Service

A panel of local legal and financial experts, moderated by Piper Trust’s Chief Financial Officer Mary Jane Rynd, addressed legal, ethical and fiduciary responsibilities and challenges of nonprofit board service. Panelists touched upon duty of care, duty of loyalty, third party reliance, excess benefit transactions, maintenance of tax exempt status, unrelated business activities, financial and audit committees, overhead ratios and functional expense accounting, and the importance of personal giving by board members. Panelists were Craig McPike, Partner, Snell; & Wilmer; Ron Stearns, Assurance Partner, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP; and Dennis Mitchem, CPA (Retired).
November 2013
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Tony Proscio: Your Point (and the Words that Make It)

Your Point (and the Words that Make It)

Tony Proscio, a consultant and senior fellow at the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy, discussed jargon in nonprofit and foundation communications.
August 2013

Resources for Human Resources: Beyond HR Basics – How to Retain Staff through Effective Engagement and Performance Management Techniques

Nonprofit HR, a consulting firm dedicated to nonprofit human resources shared insights on employee retention and engagement, along with solutions that nonprofits any size can implement quickly.
April 2013

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