Trustee Constituency Zoom Meeting

Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 1:00pm Eastern/10:00am Pacific

Cathy Trower and Doug Hagerman

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As a board member of an orchestra, you play a critical role in shaping the equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) conversation for your organization. 

Join us for the League of American Orchestras’ quarterly Trustee Constituency Meeting, led by Cathy Trower, Chair of BoardSource and the former research director of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and facilitated by Doug Hagerman, Board Chair, League of American Orchestras, to discuss board involvement in addressing racial equity.

If you have not seen it, please read Ms. Trower’s recent blog on her perspective as a white board chair at this time, and review the League’s recent Statement on Anti-Discrimination.

For an overview of the League and what services we provide, please refer to this League Brief for Trustees of Member Orchestras (PDF).

Who Should Attend?

This is a closed meeting for trustees of League member orchestras. Please register to receive the Zoom connection information.

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About the Speaker

Cathy Trower
Chair of BoardSource

For more than 20 years, Cathy A. Trower, PhD has been providing governance consulting services to nonprofit organizations that include colleges and universities, hospitals and health care systems, independent schools, foundations, and community service organizations. As president and a principal of Trower & Trower, Inc., she combines her knowledge of governance and strategic thinking, and her skills at building high-performance teams to create an experience for boards that translates into energy, action, and a shared commitment to excellence.

Dr. Trower was co-founder of the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and most recently served there as a Senior Research Associate and Research Director. She is the author of The Practitioner’s Guide to Governance as Leadership as well as the second edition of Govern More, Manage Less (BoardSource). Dr. Trower is Chair of the BoardSource Board of Directors, and Chair of the RiverWoods Board of Trustees. Cathy served on the Wheaton College, MA Board of Trustees from 2012 to 2017. She holds a BBA and an MBA from the University of Iowa, and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Maryland. 


Photos courtesy of the speakers.