Course overview

Saturday, April 6th (In- Person) From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Board members are responsible for advancing their organization’s mission. Strengthen your nonprofit board with this highly interactive session. This session will explore best practices in nonprofit governance and look at the board’s responsibility to protect the agency’s assets and provide financial oversight. Guest speakers will discuss the achievements and challenges they have experienced in these roles.


Founder, Moriarty Consulting Group Jennifer Moriarty

Jennifer Moriarty is founder of the Moriarty Consulting Group. She has more than three decades in corporate and non-profit finance and has extensive involvement with the local community. She holds an MBA in Operational Management from St. Mary’s University and has received additional training through banking compliance and community development training programs. Moriarty has a certificate in Public Participation from the International Association for Public Participation and is a Board Source Certified Governance Trainer, among many other certifications and recognition.

Founding Partner Chris Carmona

Chris Carmona, CPA, is a founding partner of Schriver, Carmona & Company and has over 16 years of public accounting experience. Carmona received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Texas Society of CPAs. He currently serves as board member of KIPP Texas (regional), Eva’s Heroes, St. Matthew’s Catholic School, The Nonprofit Council, Guide Dogs of Texas, and C12: Leon Springs CEO Advisory Board.

Course Objectives

1. Students will gain a clear understanding of effective governance.

2. Students will comprehend the basic structures of board committees. 

3. Students will learn how to build a productive board and chief executive partnership.

4. Students will gain an understanding of financial statements, and also gain awareness of Form 990 and its implications for fundraising. 

5. Students will understand the importance of ensuring financial integrity. 

Key Information

Who Should Take This Course and How Long is the Course Itself?

1. Board members, Executive Directors, CEOs, and anyone working closely with their board is encouraged to attend. 

2. This one-day session will be held on Saturday, April 6th from 9 am to 3 pm. 

3. The session will include a lunch with guest CEO's and Board Chairs. 

4. This in person course will cost $95 and if you are a member $72 Please contact [email protected] before registering. 

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