CANTON, OH (January 9, 2012) – Leadership Stark County will offer a "Better Boardsmanship" training seminar on Thursday, Jan. 26, from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., for members of local non-profit boards, agency staff and interested community members. The seminar is being offered to ensure that non-profit agencies and their board members have access to best practices and current trends. The seminar includes three sessions:
  • * The Dynamics of Focused Discussions, presented by John Spitzer, rabbi emeritus, Temple Israel
  • * The Role of the Board, presented by Elizabeth Voudouris, Business Volunteers Unlimited
  • * Legal Responsibilities of Board Service, presented by Randy Snow, Black McCuskey Law Firm.
Also attending the seminar will be younger professionals, age 24-34, from Leadership’s 2011 Spotlight Stark County program who were recently matched with a local non-profit for a one-year board shadowing experience. Registration is $15 for individuals and $45 for three or more attendees from the same agency. The event is being held at The Timken Company in Canton. For more information, and to register online, visit The mission of Leadership Stark County is to develop a core of motivated leaders with lifelong commitment to community trusteeship. Leadership Stark County programs provide leadership training and education about the community. The Better Boardsmanship seminar is sponsored by Black McCuskey Law Firm.


Leadership Stark County is a department of the Canton Regional Chamber.