2015 Sessions

Sessions take place from 11:30am-1:30pm* at the William A Grant Water & Environmental Center at Walla Walla Community College.  The sessions are duplicated on the second date, so please register for the date most convenient for you.

2015 Curriculum Description for Sessions offered through November



SEPTEMBER 21 and 22, 2015     Susan Newton of Development Strategies Plus will address a topic currently relevant to the local nonprofit community.

OCTOBER 20 and 21, 2015    Jan McGowan of Jan McGowan Nonprofit Consulting will continue the conversation on "culture eating strategy for breakfast" by focusing on how culture impacts strategic planning, fundraising, and delivering programs in order to sustain the organization.  She also will address how it impacts conflict resolution within an organization.

NOVEMBER 17 and 18, 2015    Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting, Portland, Oregon will address the challenging reality of creating and maintaining a most effective board, including the identification and recruitment of board members who best complement one another as well as represent the optimum mosaic of talents for the organization.  Kay will focus on "why" a board would want truly "different" members and "how" to recruit, engage, and retain them.

2015 Session Dates at the Learning Center at WWCC's Water Center

September 21/22, 2015

October 20/21, 2015

November 17/18, 2015

Please note that the content for each session is repeated on the second date, i.e. these are not 2-day sessions with new material at each session.  Also, any PowerPoint presentation and handout material will be posted on the Learning Center's webpage, i.e.   www.wwcc.edu/learningcenter 



Past Sessions