Madison Youth Choirs
Boris has been a consultant for over 30 years, since l982 as President of his own firm, primarily in the areas of fundraising and development, not-for-profit management and strategic planning.
He is currently Executive Director of Madison Youth Choirs, and recently completed a 2-year term as Executive Director of the Henry Vilas Zoological Society...The Friends of the Zoo.
Boris lectures for The University of Wisconsin, teaching workshops and seminars on Fundraising, Board and Organizational Development, Grantsmanship, Volunteer Management and Proposal Writing. Over 35,000 have attended his courses.
He is on the faculties of UW-Superior, Milwaukee, and Oshkosh Continuing Education; the UW-Wisconsin Business School Fundraising and Development Institute; the United Way Board Training Program; and the University of Wisconsin Certified Public Managers program.
Boris recently joined the faculty of Madison College/MATC where he has introduced a new 3-credit course on Nonprofit Management.
He has served as planning, fundraising and management consultant for more than 500 nonprofit organizations, including over 80 library capital campaigns.
From 1964 to 1982 he was on the faculty of The University of Wisconsin, serving as Manager of Administration and producer/director for public TV station WHA. Prior to that, he worked in commercial TV as a producer/director, and as Manager of the International Broadcast Division of Screen Gems, Manager of Caribbean Operations for Bartell Broadcasting and Executive Assistant to TV and Broadway producer David Susskind.