May 3

Navigating Board Expectations, Conflict, and Succession: NCJWebinars Leadership Series



May 3, 2021
1:30-3pm ET / 10:30am-12pm PT




Dana PauleyVice President, Philanthropic Investments, Leadership Montgomery

Wylea ChaseDirector of Partnerships & Corporate Engagement, Leadership Montgomery

Education and training are a vital part of any board’s development and success. Leading a board or committees takes time and intention –– from setting expectations, to cultivating board members and leaders, and addressing conflict when it arises. In this 90-minute webinar, Leadership Montgomery will provide actionable steps and tools to assist you in increasing board effectiveness and engagement. Learn how to foster a shared understanding of the role of board members, resolve organizational and interpersonal conflict, and plan for long-term leadership succession.


Dana Pauley joined Leadership Montgomery (LM) in 2018 as Vice President, Philanthropic Investments to lead the team that oversees fundraising, marketing membership, events, and programs housed under the leadership in action initiative, including the Corporate Volunteer Council and racial equity work. In October 2020, she assumed the position of Interim Executive Director for LM. Prior to working for LM, Ms. Pauley held leadership positions in development and marketing for education and health nonprofits. Across her career, she has partnered and worked with global companies, foundations, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to further collaborative leadership that achieves access, equity, and inclusion. She has a deep background in fundraising (annual fund, special events, grants, capital campaigns, and major gifts), board relations, strategic planning, marketing, program development, and producing events and trainings across a wide variety of topics.

Wylea Chase is a nonprofit leader with over 18 years of experience designing, leading, and implementing impactful community engagement, specializing in facilitation, education, and coaching. The Director of Partnerships & Corporate Engagement with Leadership Montgomery, Ms. Chase works with businesses, large and small, to implement and develop their Corporate Social Responsibility Programs. She designs half a dozen training and education sessions for Leadership Montgomery annually on topics that help companies address how to be socially accountable and play an active role in their community. As part of her work with the Corporate Volunteer Council, she has also and moderated discussions, targeting the business community in support of nonprofit organizations, on various topics. These topics have included human trafficking, food insecurity, workplace well-being, etc.

About the NCJWebinars Leadership Series
For over 125 years, National Council of Jewish Women has been providing women* with tools, trainings, and opportunities to raise their voices, find their strengths, and make an impact in their communities. Join us for the NCJWebinar Leadership Series to develop your skills, deepen your knowledge, and gain tools that will strengthen your impact as a leader (now and in the future).

Everyone is welcome at the NCJWebinars Leadership Series. Whether you’ve recently gotten involved with NCJW, are stepping into your first leadership role, or have been a leader for 20+ years, we invite you to take time to invest in yourself and the development of your skills. The NCJWebinars Leadership Series covers a wide range of topics to bolster your impact in your community and the success of NCJW Sections across the country.

*We use ‘women’ expansively to include anyone who identifies with this term, which may include cis women, trans women, and gender-nonconforming women. We are also committed to creating space for our genderqueer and non-binary advocates and invite them to join us to participate as their full authentic selves as core partners in this work.