Cooperative Managers’ and Board Members’ Conference
Date: January 24, 2017 - January 25, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location: The Henry Center for Executive Development at MSU, 3535 Forest Road, Lansing, MI
Cooperative directors and managers have the prime directive of protecting and utilizing the assets with adherence to the purposes expressed in the cooperative’s bylaws. An educational opportunity for directors and managers will be conducted by the Mid American Cooperative Council at the Henry Center at Michigan State University.
The program focuses on enlightening managers and board members to better lead their organization. Additionally, this year’s conference will emphasize strategic planning, board room policies, legal duties of directors and how to recruit and coach new board members.
Speakers include Dr. Chris Peterson (MSU), Chuck Lippstren (Byrum and Fisk Communications), Cathie Leimbach (senior consultant at Agon Leadership) and Todd Hoppe (co-practice group leader of Foster, Swift, Collins and Smith).
Registration may be performed online at www.macc.coop. The site also includes other upcoming trainings provided by the Mid American Cooperative Council.
Michigan State University Extension educators working with the MSU Product Center’s Cooperative Development Centerprovide technical assistance to existing and potential cooperatives.