Why Don't Board Members Do What They're Supposed to Do?

  • October 17, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Centre Club, 123 South Westshore Blvd, Tampa FL 33609


Why Don't Board Members Do What They're Supposed to Do? Presented by Hardy Smith

Nonprofit leaders attending this session will gain an understanding of the board member perspective on why they don’t perform as expected.

This session will provide four priority strategies for improving board member performance.

  • ·        How to recruit good board members with purpose and process.
  • ·        Identifying actions to avoid relationship mistakes.
  • ·        Re-thinking engagement expectations.
  • ·        Recognizing the realities of board member fundraising.
Tuesday - October 17, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at 11:00 for Member Orientation - prospective, new and current members are welcome! 


Regular Meal: 

Sweet & Spicy Chicken Roulade| Tri-Color Pepper & Grapefruit Gastrique 

Vegetarian & Gluten Free Meal: 

Quinoa-Stuffed Red Pepper |Chickpeas, Wilted Spinach & Cherry Tomato

PLEASE NOTE: Once a meal choice has been made, it CANNOT be changed the day of at the luncheon.  Food service has been extremely delayed at the past few meetings for a number of our guests due to attendees changing their meal or sending their meal back for changes. 


Applied for 1 hour CFRE Credit


$25.00 for Members

Members invite a Board Member or CEO to the luncheon at the member rate.  Please contact afpsuncoastchapter@gmail.com for assistance.   

$40.00 for Guests

Payments may be paid in advance or at the door.  Reservations after 12 PM on the Friday before the meeting, and walk-ins, are charged $40 at the door.  No shows will be billed.

Hardy Smith

As a consultant and speaker, Hardy Smith works with nonprofits and associations who want an ongoing culture of performance.

His unique perspective was developed during a 30 year career in the high-performance world of NASCAR racing. His longtime personal and professional nationwide involvement with nonprofits and associations provides him with a deep understanding of the issues confronting those organizations.

He shares his insights on nonprofit and association performance with a large social media following, his monthly newsletter, and as a contributing blogger for BoardSource. His forthcoming book will deal with frustrations associated with nonprofit boards.

He is a member of the National Speakers Association, FSAE, ASAE, BoardSource, Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives, and Association of Fundraising Professionals. He has been selected as a faculty member for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute of Organizational Management.

Learn more about Hardy by visiting his website: www.HardySmith.com

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