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Thursday, December 7 • 4:15pm - 5:45pm
Recruiting & Retaining Successful Client Board Members: The Role of the Executive Director

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Participants will learn specific tips and actions to recruit and retain client board members. This will involve specific recruiting techniques, training needed for client board members, and how to successfully integrate client and attorney board members to have a high functioning board of directors. We will address some of the specific LSC requirements, including 1607 on recruiting and selection of client board members, how to involve clients in the mandatory community assessment, and other areas where clients can be very helpful, including customer satisfaction, developing meaningful outcomes, and fundraising. An electronic toolkit will be made available to participants.


Jon Asher

Executive Director, Colorado Legal Services
Jonathan (Jon) Asher is the Executive Director of Colorado Legal Services, a position he has held for 22 years. Jon was formerly the Executive Director of the Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Denver from December 1, 1980 until October 1, 1999 when the th
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Julie Reiskin

Board Member, Legal Services Corporation
Julie Reiskin has been a member of the board of directors of the Legal Services Corporation since 2010. She was appointed as a client representative by then-President Obama. She is the executive director of the Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC). CCDC is a statewide organization... Read More →

Hadassa Santini-Colberg

Executive Director, Puerto Rico Legal Services

Thursday December 7, 2017 4:15pm - 5:45pm EST
Congressional Ballroom A Ballroom Level