Young Professionals to host workshop

By Staff report

An informational workshop about what to expect when serving on a nonprofit board is the topic for a professional development seminar hosted by the Paducah Young Professionals on Tuesday.

Mickey Brown will be the featured speaker to lead attendees through the process of serving and what to expect.

The public is invited. The workshop begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Commerce Center in the Paducah Bank Community Room. Pre-registration is required and the fee is $15, which includes lunch.

The focus of the workshop is people who are interested in expanding their community involvement through service with a local nonprofit agency.

Attendees will learn what to expect and what they need to know to prepare to serve on a nonprofit board.

Monique Zuber, executive director of the Paducah-McCracken County United Way, will speak about the nonprofit organizations the United Way represents. Several other local nonprofit organizations will be represented to meet with attendees.

Brown is an adjunct instructor at West Kentucky Community and Technical College, and an executive coach and trainer. She consults with small companies and not-for-profit organizations. Brown's professional background includes executive recruitment, executive and skills training, organization development planning and management, performance and development systems design and management, as well as meeting facilitation. She also has management and leadership experience on many boards with responsibility for designing and facilitating planning meetings.

Brown holds an MBA and a bachelor's degree in management from University of Louisville.

For more information or to make your reservation go to, call the Chamber at 270-443-1746 or email