Board Boot Camp: Keeping Your Board Members in Shape for new and returning board members from throughout the St. Louis Jewish community, will take place on Tuesday, April 28 at Jewish Federation of St. Louis Kopolow Building. A complementary light dinner will be available at 6 pm followed by two tracks for new and returning board members.

Leslie Peters, MBA of Elements Partnership will present Fundamentals of Board Leadership from 6:30 – 8:40 pm. Leslie will facilitate an interactive program to create a shared vision for board success, clarify roles, explore stages of effective decision making and ensure ongoing engagement. Participants can otherwise choose to attend two one-hour workshops including Making Tough Calls with Brian Hayden, MBA of Collaborative Strategies and The Power of a Clear Message with Aimee Muirnin Dunne, MBA. Making Tough Calls will highlight pro-active decision making, cataloging options for effective outcomes and staying mission focused. The Power of a Clear Message will include interactive exercises to identify needs, clarify your passions, and make a powerful “ask”.

Board Boot Camp is open to all board members and volunteers from throughout the Jewish community. Board Boot Camp is free of charge, but advanced registration is required. For more information go to or contact Marci Mayer Eisen at 314-442-3810,

The Millstone Institute is a community-wide initiative of Jewish Federation of St. Louis that brings together leaders, professionals and volunteers across the spectrum of the entire St. Louis Jewish community. Programs are made possible by the support of the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, the Millstone Foundation, Mont and Karen Levy and Bill Solomon and family.