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Board Track

Want to develop a healthy and effective board?

Join the Alliance of Artists Communities for the Board Track - a day of workshops and discussions designed to help your organization develop a healthy, passionate board, embrace governance responsibilities, and build fundraising expertise.

Led by expert in board development, Carolyn D. Love, PhD, the 2017 program includes highly interactive sessions and skill-building exercises to support your organization’s volunteer and staff leaders.

You can register for the board track only, or sign up for the full conference and attend the board track at no additional cost. Board members as well as senior staff are encouraged to attend. Discounts are avaliable for multiple attendees from the same organization. Lunch and refreshments provided.



9am    Conference welcome: History Colorado Center | 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO

10:30am    Board Track: McNichols Building | 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO (0.4 miles from the History Colorado Center)


Tuesday, October 3, 2017
9am - 5pm

Board Track attendees are also invited to join us for the conference party that night at the McNichols Building from 6:30-8:30pm.



9 - 10:15 am

Welcome to Denver!
History Colorado Center | 1200 N Broadway, Denver, CO

Lisa Hoffman | Executive Director, Alliance of Artists Communities
Margaret Hunt | Director, Colorado Creative Industries

Keynote: Okwui Okpokwasili | Artist

10:30 - 11 am

Board Track Introductions + Welcome 
McNichols Building | 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO

The Art of Governance

Throughout this workshop, we will focus on the following training objectives: Understanding the essence of board governance; Discussing the board’s role in creating a diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment; The board as a high performing team.

Carolyn D. Love, PhD | Founder / Principal, Kebaya Coaching & Consulting

11 am - 12:30pm Back to the Basics
  • What is Good Governance?
  • Board Roles & Responsibilities
  • Organizational Life Cycles and the Evolution of the Board
  • Board Recruitment & Development
12:30 - 1:30 pm

Lunch (provided)
McNichols Building | 144 W Colfax Ave, Denver, CO

1:30 - 5 pm Reframing Organizations
  • Creating a Culture of Inclusion
  • Leading Through Change
  • Action Planning: Getting from Here to There
  • Closing Thoughts
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Denver Party
Clyfford Still Museum | 1250 Bannock Street, Denver, CO



Holiday Inn Express
401 17th Street | Denver, CO 80202
Group rate: $169/night + tax for singles/doubles
Reservations: Book your reservation through the AOA Holiday Inn Express Block
Note: Complimentary hot breakfast included!



(Please select this option if you are registering for the Board Track only)
Early Bird Rate
Through August 19
After August 19 Register

Member, first attendee $215 $265  
Member, team attendee $185 $245  
Non-member, first attendee $250 $300  
Non-member, team attendee $225 $275  
College Students $150 $200