2018 Session Materials

1.18.18 Nonprofit Communications Planning 101: Taking Control of your Message

Allison Carney of Allison Carney Consulting

2.7.18 Let’s Go Legal

Nancy Bacon of WA Nonprofits and Jodi Nishioka of Wayfind

3.7/8.18 Let’s FACE IT!: A Conversation & Workshop on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Viviana Aguilar and Mike Beebe of F.A.C.E. Consulting Collaborative

2017 Session Materials

10.19.17 Thriving on Engagement: Building value through strategy in a volunteer program

Nikki Russell of Olympic Peninsula YMCA

9.20.17 Ask, Thank, Report, Repeat: Learn a fundraising plan and rhythm that works.

Jim Shapiro of The Better Fundraising Co.

6.27.17 Finances Unlocked: Why, what, who, and how of nonprofit finance

Lawson Knight of Intermountain Impact Investments and Nancy Bacon of Washington Nonprofit

4.27.17 Boards in Gear: A workshop on what board members need to know to achieve their mission.

Nancy Bacon of Washington Nonprofits

2.15.17 Ready for Action: What is involved in serving on a nonprofit board?

Jeremy Sampson of Washington Nonprofit

2016 Session Materials

11.2.16 & 11.13.16 Digital Engagement: Developing Your Multi-Channel Strategy

Ash Shepherd of the Nonprofit Technology Network

10.9.16 Fast Track Strategic Planning

Nancy Long of 501 Commons

9.27.16 & 9.28.16 Be the Champion of Your Cause: Advocacy for Nonprofits

Alison McCaffree of Washington Nonprofits

5.2.16 Online Philanthropy – How to Bring Your Nonprofit into Fundraising’s Future

Kari Anderson of Incite! Consulting

2015 Session Materials

11.17.15 Creating & Maintaining an Effective Board

Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting

3.27.15 Leadership, Teamwork & Trust: Building an Extraordinary Board-Staff Partnership

Sara Lawson with Shorthand Consulting

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.

2014 Session Materials

9.18.17 & 9.19.14 Newer Banking Tools & Technology

Kay Sohl, Nikki Geiszler & Susan Thompson

6.10.14 & 6.11.14 Federal Funds Changes

Kay Sohl

5.20.14 & 5.21.14 Navigating Change in Times of Uncertainty, Part II

Susan Newton

4.15.14 & 4.16.14 Impacting Board and Staff Relationships

Susan Newton

2013 Session Materials

10.15.13 & 10.16.13 The Importance of Donor Data

Jan McGowan

9.17.13 & 9.18.13 Financial Statements

Bruce Toews

6.11.13 & 6.12.13 How To Make Change!

Susan Newton

5.14.13 & 5.15.13 Dashboards for Nonprofit Boards

Kay Sohl

4.23.13 & 4.24.13 Becoming a More Effective & Efficient Board

Jan McGowan

4.1.13 Washington Nonprofits Governance Symposium

2012 Session Materials

11.27.12 & 11.28.12 A Peer-to-Peer, Q & A Conversation on Social Media

Michael Mettler of Achieva Marketing Group and Jock Edwards

10.16.12 & 10.17.12 Social Media & Nonprofits

Michael Mettler of Achieva Marketing Group and Susan Newton of Development Strategies Plus

9.18.12 & 9.19.12 Power Up Your Budget Process

Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting

6.12.12 & 6.13.12 Internal Controls: What are they? Why are they important?

Bruce Toews, Associate Professor of Finance at Walla Walla University

5.15.12 & 5.16.12 Planning For Mission Focused Fundraising

Jan McGowan of Nonprofit Consulting

4.17.12 & 4.18.12 The Board and Development

Lawson Knight of Blue Mountain Community Foundation

3.23.12 Sherwood Trust workshop at Whitman College

Susan Misra, Senior Consultant with TCC Group

2011 Session Materials

11.15.11 & 11.16.11 Evaluations: Board Members & Executive Directors-A Key to Building Effective Organizations

Susan newton of Development Strategies Plus

10.18.11 & 10.19.11 Tne Not-For-Profit Dilemma: Addressing tough issues while maintaining relationships

Carol Bowser of Conflict Management

9.20.11 & 9.21.11 Collaboration

Kay Sohl of Kay Sohl Consulting

6.14.11 & 6.15.11 Understanding Nonprofit Financial Statements

Presented by Bruce Toews, CPA/MBA, Associate Professor of Accounting/Finance at Walla Walla University School of Business.

5.3.11 & 5.4.11 Governance: Fine Tuning the Board of Directors

Jan McGowan of Nonprofit Consulting

3.25.11 Whitman College Annual Workshop

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.