NMI 111 - Impactful Board Governance (March 2024)
Registration closes on Wednesday, February 28th at 5:00 P.M. (Arizona time).This is an online course with specified due dates for each discussion question and class assignment. Instructional staff are available to aid you with subject questions and help guide you through each weekly course module. In addition, a required Zoom session each week provides additional course reinforcement, student-instructor Q&A, and networking for students.
Early Bird Special: $315 (ends two weeks before course start date)
This course provides a comprehensive overview of board governance, which includes the core roles and responsibilities of board members, as well as the board’s relationship to the CEO and staff.
Participants will learn how to develop effective, motivated board members who are accountable for the organization’s assets, committed to develop a diversified resource base and motivated to champion the organization among various stakeholders.
This course is required for:
Sarah Krahenbuhl - As Executive Director of Phoenix Suns Charities, Sarah Krahenbuhl works to raise and grant more than $1.5 million annually to Arizona organizations that support children in need. In addition, Sarah serves as the Vice President, Social Responsibility, overseeing all Phoenix Suns community outreach initiatives. Prior to joining Phoenix Suns Charities, Sarah spent ten seasons with the Arizona Coyotes, serving as Executive Director of Coyotes Charities and Director of Community Relations and Grassroots Marketing, working to enhance the quality of life throughout Arizona communities by supporting non-profit organizations benefitting children.
In addition to her professional career, Sarah has devoted her personal time to serving numerous Arizona organizations through a variety of roles including, Luncheon Chair for Valley Leadership’s 64th Man & Woman of the Year Awards, Gabriel’s Angels Helping Hand, and Girls for a Change co-coach and mentor. Sarah has served on the Board of Directors of Arizona State University Alumni Association, Valley Youth Theatre, Beads of Courage, Southwest Human Development, Jobs for Arizona Graduates and Melonhead Foundation. Sarah has also served on the First Things First Phoenix North Regional Council, Board of National Ambassadors for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE), Grand Canyon University Sports Business Advisory Board, Treasurer for Educare, and Chair of the Valley Leadership Board. Currently, Sarah is a board director for the McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park and is a member of the ASU Lodestar Center Leadership Council.
An Arizona native, Sarah graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Journalism. Sarah currently lives in Phoenix with her husband, Peter, son Bodhi, and daughter Jemma.
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