Webinar: Tips and Tools to Activate Nonprofit Boards and Committees

Having an active board is vital to the life and effectiveness of a nonprofit organization. Learn how you can leverage technology to engage a board, committees, and stakeholder groups to get them actively involved with your work.

One of the challenges that most nonprofit leaders and development professionals face is engaging their board in a meaningful and productive way. Board engagement is vital to the long-term strength of any nonprofit organization and a good board engagement strategy is the best way to ignite a board’s passion for the organization and deepen their commitment to service.

Justin Yuen, President of the collaboration software company, FMYI, will talk about how nonprofits can leverage technology to better engage board and committee members, as well as stakeholder groups. He will share some user adoption tips and tricks, offer advice on selecting the right tool for engaging these key groups, and share some personal experience he’s accumulated as a board member.

Key takeaways:

  • User adoption techniques for boards and committees
  • How to select the right tool for board engagement
  • Board management and engagement tools and resources

This webinar is intended for:

Executive directors and other leadership staff from nonprofit organization, as well as nonprofit board and committee members.


Speaker: Justin Yuen
Justin Yuen founded FMYI [for my innovation], a visual database software company with a commitment to sustainability, in 2004 after a successful career at Nike managing corporate sustainable development. His accomplishments there included creating organizational change programs, collaboration tools, the business case for sustainability, and global employee engagement efforts. Justin started FMYI due to his passion for sustainability, an interest in how advances in technology can help lessen our impact on the planet while positively affecting society, and how social media spurs innovation. He is on the Board of Directors for the Bicycle Transportation Alliance, the Northwest Earth Institute, and the Board of Trustees for the National Crittenton Foundation. Justin holds a degree in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter: @jyuen.