This session will discuss the governance and management implications of difficult board members and how to work with them.
About the Speaker:
A. Rima Dael has 25 years of nonprofit professional and voluntary experience in the Arts, Education & Human Service sectors.
Rima recently joined New England Public Radio as their Development Director. Formerly, she worked at Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) as their executive director of institutional advancement and foundation, as as the executive director of Country Dance & Song Society, an international arts service organization for North American traditional dance, music and song. She was also a founding faculty member of the Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy graduate program at Bay Path University. She continues as an adjunct professor in the program. Rima is passionate about creating sustainable nonprofit organizations and cultivating culturally competent next generation leaders for the sector.
Rima received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Theatre Arts from Mt. Holyoke College. She attended Mount Holyoke College as an international student and got her first job in the nonprofit arts sector on campus at Summer Theatre at Mt. Holyoke College. Rima’s master’s degree is in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of Management & Urban Policy at the New School University where she was a Community Development Finance Fellow. Originally from the Philippines, Rima spent her childhood in several Southeast Asian countries, but home is here in the Pioneer Valley.
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