CEO Strategies

CEO & Volunteer Leader Workshop

Strengthening the Leadership Partnership and Building High Performance Governance with Robert Nelson, CAE

May 10, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701 (map)

Member + 1 Volunteer Leader: $225*
Non-Member + 1 Volunteer Leader: $325*
Additional Volunteer Leader: $75/each*

CAE Hours: 4.5


*After registering online, please email your volunteer leader's name to Catherine Lapoint. You may also register additional volunteer leaders with Catherine by email or by calling 512-444-1974. 

About the Program:

The CEO/Volunteer Leader Forum provides an educational and relationship building experience for CEOs/Executive Directors and volunteer leaders. This interactive workshop provides CEOs/Executive Directors and volunteer leaders an opportunity to reach a common understanding of roles, responsibilities, and relationships in association governance and strategy. Participants will leave the session with a collaboratively developed plan of action to enhance board performance.

The workshop addresses:

  • Building a High Performance Strategic Thinking Board
  • Staff and Board Roles and Responsibilities
  • Volunteer Leader’s Role in Creating Effective Governance
  • Strengthening the CEO/Volunteer Leader Partnership
  • Designing Effective Board Orientation Programs
  • Effectively Working with Committees and Volunteers


9:00 am: Registration Begins
9:30 - 11:30 am: Program 
11:30 am: Working Lunch
1:00 pm: Break
1:30 - 3:00 pm: Program Continues
3:00 - 4:00 pm: Reception

About the Speaker:

Robert Nelson, CAE, principal at Nelson Strategic Consulting (NSC), brings over a quarter-century of successful executive leadership experience working with Boards and high-powered CEOs to transition Boards and organizations into high performing, strategic thinking entities. Throughout this time, Robert has designed and facilitated governance system restructuring, strategy development, strategic problem solving, and Board training retreats for local to global organizations.

As a former association chief executive officer for almost two decades, Nelson understands the importance of developing high performing boards and practical, strategic solutions that work within the culture of an organization and are aligned with the organization’s capacity potential. Robert’s core practice focuses on building high performance governance systems, and designing and facilitating strategy development think tanks and governance retreats for associations, charitable organizations, and intergovernmental organizations. His governance work often focuses on working with non-profit CEOs and Boards to create high performance, strategic thinking boards.

Exclusively Sponsored by:

Forth Worth CVB


TSAE is a CAE Approved Provider. Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.