Learn – Network – Grow

In a Community of
Fundraising Peers

Since its founding, DER’s regular luncheon workshops have provided professional development staff and consultants, Board members and other volunteers—as well as those exploring new career possibilities—opportunities to learn about nonprofit fundraising in an informal and welcoming environment.



For more information, please contact luncheons@dersf.org

Full participation in DER programs may be eligible for CFRE International certification points.

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Strategies for successful Executive Director and Director of Development collaborations/partnerships


Friday, May 9, 2014
12:00-1:30 PM


Sobrato Center for Nonprofits – Redwood Shores

330-350 Twin Dolphin Drive

Redwood City, CA 94065



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The success of many nonprofits often depends on a strong partnership between the Executive Director and Director of Development. Join us for a facilitated conversation with nonprofit leaders from three Peninsula organizations. We will discuss strategies and tips for building and maintaining a successful collaborative Executive Director and Director of Development partnership. 



  • Hiller Aviation Museum:
    • Jeffrey Bass - CEO
    • Lauren Weston - Vice President of Development


  • Saint Vincent de Paul Society (San Mateo County):
    • Lorraine Moriarty - Executive Director
    • Jodie Penner - Director of Development


  • HIP Housing:
    • Clarice Veloso - Director of Development



Lyra Ghose - Associate Director of Development, Stanford University Office of Medical Center Development



You must register in advance, though you may pay at the door ($15 for DER members, $25 for non-members).  Registration is on a "first come, first served" basis and must be completed no later than Wednesday, May 7th at 12pm.  Our programs often sell-out before the registration deadline, so please do not delay.
Please note that if you plan to pay at the door, we can only accept checks as methods of payment. Credit cards may be used only to pay in advance.




On Lok, Inc.

Ian McCuaig is President of DER and Development Director at On Lok.  As consultant and staff he has helped to raise millions of dollars for worthy nonprofits. He is in his fourth year as a mentor for the local AFP Chapter and served as its President in 1999. Ian is a published commentator on nonprofit management issues and has been honored by the San Francisco Mayor and Board of Supervisors.



Mill Valley Philharmonic

Erin Tiedens has worked in nonprofits for over a decade, from volunteering overseas to program management in inner city youth organizations. She now focuses on audience and donor development in small to midsize art organizations. She recently returned to the Bay Area after earning her MS in Nonprofit Management from Milano School of International Affairs, Management, & Urban Policy in New York City.

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