AABLI’s Board Leadership Program provides comprehensive training in nonprofit board leadership.

It provides a deep-dive look into governance responsibilities through a variety of activities. Among these are an intensive three-week virtual experience that includes group discussions, exercises, case studies, and the building of problem-solving skills. Participants receive materials and templates to maximize the program’s effectiveness.

Those who successfully complete the BLP program are eligible for board governance certificates and assistance with placement on governing boards or commissions.

Our distinguished nonprofit Board Leadership Program is taught by university professors, influential members of the business community, governance experts, and current board members.

Course Curriculum Includes:

Board Governance and Roles
Implicit Bias
Evaluations and Succession Planning
Strategies for Effective Board Leadership
Organizational Finance
Strategic Planning

 Registration Is Open!

Program Dates!

All times are PST.

Week 1

Thursday, April 4, 2024
5pm – 7pm

Saturday, April 6, 2024
9am – 2:30pm

Week 2

Thursday, April 11, 2024
5pm – 7pm

Saturday, April 13, 2024
8am – 2:30pm

Week 3

Thursday, April 18, 2024
5pm – 7pm

Saturday, April 20, 2024
8am – 2:30pm

Meet Our Adjunct Faculty

Yolanda Gorman, Ph.D.
Greg Gorman, Esq.
Thyonne Gordon, Ph.D.

Former Faculty Members

Brickson Diamond
Paul Hudson, J.D.
Latonya Slack, J.D.
Loren M. Hill, Ph.D.
Zachary Green, Ph.D.

Frequently Asked Question

Cancellation Policy

  1. All BLP cancellations must be submitted in writing to AABLI at programs@aabli.org.
  2. All refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee.
  3. No refunds 30 days prior to the BLP start date.

Please note:

  • Rollover policy refers to any request made by an applicant to change their originally selected Board Leadership Program attendance to one scheduled for a later date.
  • Each rollover request will accrue an administrative cost of $50
  • This cancellation policy does not apply to other AABLI events

AABLI reserves the right to cancel training courses at any time. In the unlikely event that your training course does not take place, we will make every effort to offer you an alternative date to take the course or refund the full cost of the training.

Placement is dependent upon the needs of AABLI’s Partner Organizations. Timing regarding the placement process varies; however, typically, alums are placed within six months to a year.

Currently, there is NO limit on the number of board positions an alum can hold.

The Board Leadership Program is held twice a year, with in-person and virtual options.

Registrants are granted (1) absence. There are NO options available for make-up sessions, and our sessions are NOT recorded.

  • Pay In Full – $1095.00
  • Incremental Payments – Please contact Victoria Daniels at vdaniels@aabli.org
  • Company/Organization Sponsorship – Contact your Human Resources department to learn about professional development/employee stipends & reimbursement options that may be available for you.

BLP is not the end of the road! As a BLP alumni, you have the option to join our alumni association and participate in additional workshops, events, mixers, and more at exclusive alumni prices and led by top industry executives! Gain access to other alumni across the country and expand your network nationwide!