How to Create an Effective Board

  • Posted on: 22 April 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast
Attendees at the CLA presentation on board governance

Attendees at the CLA presentation on board governance

Reflections on a Board Governance event hosted by CliftonLarsonAllen and Minnesota International NGO Network


We all love living in Minnesota, with its dramatic April snowstorms, but many of us want to stay connected to global passions. Some find a connection by working in the international sector, others volunteer at organizations like ARAHA, and many more are renewing their MINN memberships.

Lunch and Learn: Board Governance

  • Posted on: 8 April 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast

CliftonLarsonAllen is pleased to partner with MINN to host a Lunch and Learn discussion on board governance. A light lunch will be served.

Discussion Overview
This learning session will be held as a governance training including the following:

  • Defining accountability and fiduciary responsibility

  • Understanding financial statements

  • Understanding what value you can bring to the organization in your fiduciary role

  • Understanding general trends in board operations

Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:30am

Use Your Professional Skills for Global Good: Volunteer with the MINN Summit

  • Posted on: 11 March 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast

A volunteer role on the MINN Summit team is rewarding and provides the opportunity to strengthen your skills, build a stronger network, and broaden your understanding of the international development industry. The committee meets monthly with additional volunteer commitment between 2-5 hours per month. The MINN Summit team is looking for individuals to volunteer in the following roles:

Welcome to MINN's New Outreach Manager

  • Posted on: 25 February 2018
  • By: Sarah Vast

MINN welcomes its new Outreach Manager, Alyssa Scott. Alyssa brings a wealth of experience from her roles in the communications and development sectors that will be a strong addition to the Outreach Manager position. As a communications professional, she enjoys trying new things to improve communications and branding strategies. In her development roles, she has sheparded in stronger systems for data management, secured a Bush event sponsorship, and managed giving strategies.