9-21-15 Susan Newton: Building Effective Teams
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6-23-15 Yvonne Freitas McGookin 501 Commons HR Toolkit
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6-9-15 Jim Byrnes Do LEAN Methods Make Sense for Nonprofits
5-21-15 Andy Robinson MOBILIZE YOUR BOARD TO RAISE MORE MONEY
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3-27-15 Leadership, Teamwork & Trust: Building an Extraordinary Board-Staff Partnership
Sara Lawson with Shorthand Consulting Presented
Leadership, Teamwork, & Trust: Building an Extraordinary Board-Staff Partnership
Sara's presentation materials (click on each one):
- Board Recruitment Planning
- Board Recruitment Matrix
- Board Recruitment Brainstorming Form
- Courageous Conversations Worksheet
- Meeting Evaluation Form
- Meetings Tips & Questions
- Reflection questions
- Collective Wisdom
3-18-15 Employee Engagement: Trends & Practices
Yvonne Freitas McGookin with 501 Commons Presented
Employee Engagement: Trends & Practices
501 Commons Human Resources & Leadership Education Programs and a panel of local HR professionals from the Blue Mountain Human Resource Management Association of Walla Walla shared ideas and best practices concerning: 1) The importance of employee engagement to reduce turnover and enhance the effective delivery of services. And 2) Current trends and practices in the area of employee engagement.
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Oct. 28 & 29, 2014 Jessica Cook - Writing Successful Grant Proposals
Oct. 21 & 22, 2014 Jan McGowan - Working with Volunteers
Sept. 18 & 19, 2014 Kay Sohl, Nikki Geiszler & Susan Thompson - Newer Banking Tools & Technology
June 10 & 11 Kay Sohl - Federal Funds Changes
May 20 & 21 Susan Newton - Navigating Change in Times of Uncertainty, Part II
April 15 & 16 Susan Newton - Impacting Board and Staff Relationships
March 15 Susan Howlett - Boards on Fire Part 2
2013 Session Materials
October 15 & 16 - Jan McGowan, The Importance of Donor Data
September 17 & 18 - Bruce Toews, Financial Statements
June 11 & 12 - Susan Newton, How To Make Change!
May 14 & 15th - Kay Sohl, Dashboards for Nonprofit Boards
April 23 & 24 - Jan McGowan. Becoming a More Effective & Efficient Board
March 1 - Washington Nonprofits Governance Symposium
2012 Session Materials
November 27 & 28th - Michael Mettler of Achieva Marketing Group and Jock Edwards, A Peer-to-Peer, Q & A Conversation on Social Media
October 16 & 17- Michael Mettler of Achieva Marketing Group and Susan Newton of Development Strategies Plus
Sept 18 & 19 - Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting, Power Up Your Budget Process
June 12 & 13 - Bruce Toews, Associate Professor of Finance at Walla Walla University, Internal Controls: What are they? Why are they important?
May 15 & 16 - Jan McGowan of Nonprofit Consulting, Planning For Mission Focused Fundraising.
April 17 & 18 - Lawson Knight of Blue Mountain Community Foundation, The Board and Development.
March 23rd Sherwood Trust workshop at Whitman Collge featuring Susan Misra, Senior Consultant with TCC Group.
2011 Session Materials
November 15 & 16~Evaluations: Board Members & Executive Directors-A Key to Building Effective Organizations
Susan Newton of Development Strategies Plus
October 18 & 19~Tne Not-For-Profit Dilemma: Addressing tough issues while maintaining relationships
Carol Bowser of Conflict Management
September 20 & 21~Collaboration
Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting
June 14 & 15~Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements.
Presented by Bruce Toews, CPA/MBA, Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance at Walla Walla University School of Business.
March 25, 2011~Whitman College Annual Workshop
April 5 & 6~Fundraising: An Introduction to Best Practices.
Sonya Campion, CFRE, presenter.
- Presentation (PPT)
- AFP Code of Ethics (pdf)
- AFP Donor Bill of Rights (pdf)
- Ten Most Important Things You Can Know About Fundraising-Kim Klein (pdf)
- Key Attitudes to Successful Capital Campaigns-Stuart Grover (pdf)
- Create a Philanthropic Culture (pdf)
- Annual Case-5 Things Your Donors Need to Know (pdf)
- Development Plan Dashboards (pdf)
May 3 & 4, 2011~Governance: Fine Tuning the Board of Directors.
Jan McGowan of Nonprofit Consulting.
- 2010 Session Materials
Below are materials from the 2010 sessions. You can also find a copy of the Survey we sent out in March 2010 with the compiled results. We thank everyone that participated in the survey.
- Learning Center Survey Results (pdf)
A summary of the results of 53 surveys received from Executive Directors/CEOs, Board members, staff and volunteers. Along with feedback from the monthly sessions, this information will be used to drive future content and topics.