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20NTC Session

Board Collaboration: Tools and Tips


Collaboration has become more integral to the work of nonprofit boards. Sharing documents via email just doesn’t cut it anymore.  Whether creating a board book, sharing meeting documents or working as a committee, there are multiple ways to move your board onward.  The goal is to move the board into more collaborative work to keep the engagement flowing.  This presentation brings together 3 presenters who work with boards from different perspectives and will share real situations, challenges and solutions as to what’s working and what tools can be useful.  Through interactive dialogue, you’ll engage in sharing and problem solving with other attendees.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify opportunities to moving your board forward with collaboration
  • Discuss various options to increase your board's collaborative style
  • Develop next (or first) steps to integrate these ideas into workflow

Target Audience

executive directors, board members and others who work directly with nonprofit boards. Experience level from beginner to medium experience


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Peggy Duvette

Senior Director, Social Impact

Oracle NetSuite

Peggy has been a thought leader in technology & social change for over 15 years. As the Head of Social Impact at Oracle NetSuite, she is responsible for the software donation of the NetSuite products to nonprofits located all around the world as well as all pro bono and capacity interventions for non profits customers. She is committed to helping nonprofits and social enterprises to further their social impact through technology. Previously, as Executive Director of WiserEarth, Peggy was responsible for growing an online community of over 80,000 members from all around the world working towards sustainability and social justice issues. She is a board member of WiserGiving and Taproot Foundation.

Jeanne Allen

Trainer, Consultant, Facilitator

Jeanne Allen Consulting

Jeanne Allen is an expert in nonprofit Strategy, Innovation and Leadership. She provides board and leadership development, strategic planning, change management, volunteer management, and social media strategy. She works at the intersection of Strategy, Innovation, and Leadership in the nonprofit sector. As a volunteer, she is a local organizer for NC Tech4Good, planning monthly meetings on technology topics for nonprofits.





March 24, 2020


1:45pm – 3:00pm



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