Rena Henderson Mason

Bold Agenda


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Henderson Mason
Bold Agenda
Founder and Chief Engagement Officer
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516 E. 32nd Street Unit A
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Is your board fully engaged? Is your next board chair ready to lead? Are your board meetings productive? Is your board prepared to hire and support a new CEO? Is your CEO prepared to grow and manage a board? Does your board have the capacity to raise funds and open doors? Is your board focused on the right issues? If your answer was no to any of these questions, we can help you strengthen your board.

We help identify the best way to energize your board. We work with boards at any stage of development and in any sector. We help organizations transform their board culture with a bold agenda and strong leadership. Our work includes strategic planning, governance, coaching, succession planning, fundraising and diversity training. We focus on boards, their leaders and the work of the board.
Powering Leaders

Bold Agenda offers leadership development programs targeted to specific areas of board leadership:

Prospective board members – Next Level Engine
Executive Directors/CEOs - Start Strong and Thrive
Board Chairs – Kickstart the Board
The Board Chair and CEO relationship – Board Champions

Energizing Boards

We help boards become energized and more engaged through the following services:

Fundraising Training
Strategic Planning
Facilitation of workshop or retreat
Executive Coaching
Diversity Training
Board Recruitment and Retention
Succession Planning
Storytelling Workshop
Board Assessment
Board Evaluation
Board Alignment
Board Roles and Responsibilities
Practice Areas (maximum of 3)
  • Board Development
  • Executive Coaching
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Development
  • Strategic planning
Client List
After School Matters
Helping Hand Center
LEARN Charter School Network
CPS Office of Civic Engagement
Jane Goodall Institute
Accion Chicago
Chicago Teachers Pension Fund Board
Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Robert Crown Center for Health Education
The Peoples Music School
NeighborWorks America
Chicago Commons
Grant Park Music Festival
Fifth Third Bank
Loyola University
eta Creative Arts Foundation
Arts & Business Council of Chicago
SHRM Foundation
UNICEF - Midwest Region
Giordano Dance Chicago
Victory Gardens Theater
Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Center
Street Level Youth Media
Deeply Rooted Productions
Congo Square Theater
Chicago Cultural Alliance
South Side Arts Alliance
Arts Alliance Illinois’ Local Arts Network
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"The most valuable part of our board development project was the listening - Rena spent time talking to each board member, really listening and understanding where each was coming from. She had no personal agenda, except to meet each member where they were at. Rena is the BOARD Whisperer!" - Jennifer Kim Matsuzawa, President, The Peoples Music School

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