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K-State Research and Extension offering leadership program for those who serve on community boards

Friday, January 27, 2023 - 12:36pm

K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County, in partnership with the Douglas County Community Foundation, is hosting a four-part series, “Welcome A-Board: Board Leadership Basics,” that begins Feb. 16.

The program is for anyone who serves on a local community-based board. The series covers board member roles and responsibilities, conflict management, fiscal responsibilities and strategic planning. The interactive sessions will help community board members understand their roles and responsibilities and connect with others in the community doing similar work. The goal is to help board members and their organizations become more effective in their efforts.

The sessions will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2 and March 9 at the Douglas County Extension Center, 2110 Harper St. Dinner is included. The cost is $75. Scholarships are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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If you have questions, please call the K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County Office at 785-843-7058.