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Nonprofit Organizations: Concepts, Components and Background

This event is part of the series:
Duke University - Continuing Studies: Nonprofit Management Program

April 25, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Speaker: Marty Martin, 

Review the legal and governance environment in which nonprofit organizations and their boards of directors operate.  Some of the topics to be covered include:  the role of the board: board duties and responsibilities; and the board/executive director’s relationship.

Key Learning Objectives

1.     Understand how legal and governance environment nonprofits and their boards operate.

2.     Know the roles and responsibilities of board members.

Bio: Marty Martin, JD, MPA, of the Martin Law Firm, Raleigh, North Carolina, focuses his law practice on providing legal services and board training for nonprofit and tax exempt organizations.  He combines his unique combination of a lawyer’s skills, a nonprofit practitioner’s experience, and advanced training in nonprofit organizations to help nonprofits achieve their mission.  Martin served on the national IRS Advisory Committee for Tax -Exempt and Government Entities (ACT) where he advised the IRS Exempt Organization Division’s senior leadership and co-authored several reports.  He is a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer.  Martin received a Master in Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in managing nonprofit and public sector organizations from the Harvard Kennedy School

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