Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events

From Good to Great: How to Achieve Board Excellence (Wilmington)

100 W. 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801 United States
Community Service Building, Room 104

Please park at the Community Services Building parking garage, at 11th and Orange Streets.  Parking validations will be available. 

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 (9:00 AM - 12:00 PM) (EST)


DANA Members $50. Not a member yet? $100
Contact DANA for a $5.00 discount per attendee if registering 3 or more attendees from your organization. (Members only).

NOTE: In order to have a meaningful experience, a minimum of 3 attendees must be registered for the event to proceed.


DANA Cancellation & Refund Policy

Workshop registrations will not be confirmed until registration is complete and paid in full.

Cancellations must be at least 7 days prior to the scheduled workshop date to receive a full refund. No shows and cancellations within 7 days of the workshop will not receive a refund of their registration cost. To cancel or reschedule, please submit an email to Melissa Hopkins at

Cancellation by DANA

Dana may cancel workshops due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Registrants will be offered the option to reschedule to a future workshop or to receive a full refund.

DANA is not responsible for any expenses incurred by the registrant is a workshop is cancelled.

Event Details

This signature DANA training highlights best practices and key aspects of board governance universal to all nonprofits.

Topics will include:

  • The role of a fiduciary
  • Six areas of board responsibility and best practices
  • Setting a vision and planning
  • Oversight and accountability
  • Roles and responsibilities of board members and CEOs
  • Performance and evaluation
  • Questions to prompt innovative thinking at board meetings

Participants will learn standards for excellence and contemporary leadership. Executive directors, chairmen, chairwomen and board members are encouraged to register.

Instructor: Sheila Bravo

Sheila joined DANA as President and CEO in August 2015. She is the former Executive Director of the Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Her professional experience spans nonprofit, for-profit, and academia. She began her career in advertising, then in brand leadership positions launching new products, expanding businesses internationally, and developing strategic growth plans for brands such as Vlasic Pickles, Godiva Chocolatier, Corelle Dinnerware, Corningware Ovenware and Pyrex bakeware. She transitioned to provide strategic planning, new product and leadership consulting services to mid-size companies and nonprofit organizations in a variety of industries. Her work led her to pursue a doctorate in leadership, specializing in non-profit governance. 

Bravo has a PhD in Organizational Leadership from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, an MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a BS in Business and Languages from Millersville University.


Additional Information
Event Contact:
Melissa Hopkins
Contact Organization:
Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement (DANA)
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