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Live Webinar: Growing an Organizational Workforce and Cultivating an Inclusive Organization


The highest performing organizations have boards and staff that represent a wide variety of backgrounds, interests, and perspectives.

Join other nonprofit leaders as FORVIS presenter, director Dan Prater, discusses the nation’s changing demographics and the importance of incorporating diverse backgrounds in the design and implementation of nonprofit work.

Learning Objectives:
After this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify major industry trends
  • Understand the importance and challenges of a diverse workforce
  • Implement basic strategies to recruit and retain top employees
This session will give leaders an opportunity to learn about workforce trends and strategies your organization can take to mentor and recruit top employees as well as strategies to develop a diverse board and the value it can bring to your organization.

This program may be applied for 1 credit toward your CAE application or renewal professional development requirements. Live webinar participants must attend for a minimum of 45 minutes in order to be eligible for the CEUs associated with this program.


  • Dan M. Prater, Senior Managing Consultant Transaction Services, FORVIS

    Dan is a member of the FORVIS Nonprofit Practice. He uses his background in the nonprofit industry and education to help nonprofit and community groups be more effective in accomplishing their missions. His leadership in local, regional, and national organizations makes him well suited to guide clients in the areas of board governance, strategic planning, public relations, and outcome assessment.

    He has more than 20 years of experience in organizational leadership and management. Prior to joining FORVIS, Dan worked and consulted with various organizations and service groups, including domestic violence and child abuse centers, international relief agencies and outreaches, as well as private and public universities.

    His area of expertise is nonprofit board governance and practice. He has led several large research projects and has been published numerous times on a variety of industry-specific topics such as volunteerism, civic engagement, and economic impact.

    Dan is the past board chair of Nonprofit Missouri, the state’s association for the nonprofit industry. He is the founding director of Drury University’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership and is the co-creator of the university’s popular Master of Nonprofit and Civic Leadership program, for which he continues to serve as an adjunct instructor.

September 26, 2024
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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