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Timeline

Below is an anticipated timeline for the trainings beginning in 2019. Schedule updates will be posted as necessary.
Excellence in Governance Board

"Participating in the Excellence in Governance program has exceeded all expectations by confirming some of our processes and strengthening areas that needed attention. Overall, we have a new sense of purpose and are more committed than ever to working as a team to assure our organization’s success. "
Tony Moya, incoming Board President, Chicanos Por La Causa, Class of 2018 graduate

Timeline 

*Exact dates of in-person trainings will be posted as soon as they are known.*
  • October 1, 2018 – application deadline
  • February 15, 2019 – all applicants notified of their status.  All decisions are subject to Congressional appropriation funding.
  • March 2019: coach identified for each team; start monthly coaching calls
  • March 2019: Excellence in Governance online assessment, board online course completion
  • April 2019: first coach site visit involving Leadership Team and full board
  • May-August 2019: monthly coaching calls
  • August 16-18, 2019: first in-person training weekend; New Orleans
  • September-November 2019: full board retreat
  • December 6-8, 2019: second in-person training weekend; Portland, OR
  • January-February 2020: Virtual Governance Focus presentations
  • March-May 2020: Partner Dialogue calls
  • August 14-16, 2020: third in-person training weekend; Washington, DC [TENTATIVE DATES]
  • September-October 2020: Final board assessment, program evaluation; graduation at board meeting, grant award


For additional information about Excellence in Governance, e-mail exingov@nw.org.