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OFRA Board and Member Training

Saturday, December 2, 2023, 9:15 AM until 4:30 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
OSU Oklahoma County Extension Office
2500 NE 63rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK   731
Additional Info:
Julie Gahn(s):
Julie Gahn
Executive Director
918-207-9107 (p)
Full-day course/workshop
Registration is required before Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 10:00 AM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please plan to attend the full day.
The legal training will go from 10:00 am to 2:00pm.
Registration will start at 9:15 am.
We're reserving extra time after the legal training ends for Board Elections and start brainstorming plans for 2024.
Cancellation Policy:
If you need to cancel your registration, please do so as soon as possible.
No Fee

2 Hours of Training on:

A) Board Responsibilities

B) Statutory Protections

C) Appropriate Insurance

D) Responsible Recruiting

E) By-Laws

F) Articles of Incorporation


One Hour of Training On Strategic Planning regarding Board Governance and Member Involvement:

1) What does the next Board look like?

A) How do Members see themselves?

i) We currently have 2 types of Memberships:

a) Annual Dues payers with voting rights

b) “Friends” who subscribe to newsletter but don’t pay dues and don’t have voting rights.

c) We need to make sure this is clear to members and friends and decide if we want to keep it that way.

B) Do we want to keep our Member Organization structure where members elect Board members annually or switch to Board members who serve until they resign?

2) How can we structure committees so that Members who don’t want to be on the Board can be actively involved?

3) How do we raise funds?

4) Strategies for growing OFRA membership and program participation.

5) How do we handle Intellectual Property (e.g. training materials)?

6) Other questions