New Director and Staff Workshops

The 2017 New Director and Staff Workshops are an exceptional development opportunity for new board and staff members to build understanding, capacity, and productivity within their local Conservation District.  Although geared toward those more recently engaged with Districts, all will find the workshops informative and beneficial to their work.

Register Today!
CLICK HERE to REGISTER  Gaylord Workshops Registration - REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Thursday, July 27 at 6:00 PM
CLICK HERE to REGISTER  Lansing Workshop Registration - REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Thursday, August 3 at 6:00PM

Workshop Details
The New Director and Staff Workshops are designed to assist new board members and staff in understanding Michigan Conservation Districts history and purpose, board and managers roles and responsibilities including legal and fiduciary responsibilities, effective employee management, and business planning.  Guest speakers include Patrice Martin, Vice President of Innovative Community Solutions; Steve Law, MACD Consultant; and MDARD Regional Coordinator staff members.

Who Should Attend:
  These interactive workshops are designed for new directors and staff members, as well as any board and staff member interested in deepening their understanding on the topics presented. Information, tips and tools will also be provided for attendees to continue their education and understanding of their roles and responsibilities within their local conservation district. 


Dates and Locations:

Gaylord, MI - Jay's Sporting Goods
Evening Workshop:  Monday, July 31:  4:30 - 7:40 PM
Full Day Workshop:  Tuesday, August 1: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Lansing, MI - MSU Agriculture and Livestock Pavilion
Evening Workshop: Tuesday, August 8: 5:30 - 8:40PM
Full Day Workshop: Wednesday, August 9: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM