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How to be a High Performing Foundation Board Presented By Debbie Trueblood, MSW, FASAE, IOM, CAE

  • Thursday, June 30, 2022
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Zoom (All Times Central)


  • This webinar is free to all members. If a member of your organization is unable to register for free, please contact us at
  • If you believe you qualify for free member pricing but cannot access it, please send us an email at

The greatest asset of any nonprofit foundation is its volunteer board of directors. As with any asset of such importance, its care and feeding are paramount to the returns it produces. You have or you are part of a stellar group of people that have come together to manage park assets. What now? In this 1-hour webinar, Debbie Trueblood, MSW, FASAE, IOM, CAE takes you through an in-depth exploration of governance best practices and policies that have been proven to lead to high-performing boards.

Who should attend this webinar?

Volunteer board members, directors and other key staff of park foundations, park districts and park departments as well as anyone who has an interest in developing the skills necessary to be a high-performing board member should attend this webinar. You are encouraged to share this event with colleagues and friends associated with non-park foundation boards.

This event to free to all members of The National Association of Park Foundations and just $25 for non-members. If your agency is a member but you cannot register for free, please send an email to 

About the presenter: Debbie Trueblood, MSW, FASAE, IOM, CAE: Debbie is a Senior Consultant at Association Management Center. She has formerly served as the Executive Director for Illinois Park and Recreation Association, Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, Academy for Eating Disorders, Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine, International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals, and Illinois HomeCare Council (Interim). She has lobbied for Illinois HomeCare Council, National Private Duty Association, and American Osteopathic Association. She is a graduate of the Dunn Fellowship with the Illinois Governor’s Office, the Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership, and the Institute for Organization Management (IOM). She is a Certified Association Executive. She has a Masters in Social Work from University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelors in Social Work from MacMurray College. She was a recipient of the Association Forum’s “Forty Under Forty” award. She served on the American Society of Association Executives Ethics Committee as Chair. As a consultant, she supports associations with governance, strategic planning, member engagement, ethics, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work.

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