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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.
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DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVES ROUNDTABLE
Recruiting Board Members –
Looking Beyond the Board Matrix
Date & Time:
Friday, March 21, 2014
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
330 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood Shores, CA
Join us for a moderated panel with three experienced nonprofit professionals who have been on both sides of the nonprofit organization – staff and board. Each comes with a different perspective and experience with recruiting board members from a rural isolated social services organization, to a larger international social justice organization, to working with various arts organizations. Each presenter will give their perspective on board recruitment providing tips and examples of strategies for how they find and retain great board members.
Pam Lampkin, Executive Director, Ives Quartet - Pam has been the Executive Director of the Ives Quartet since November 2006. She is also a grant writer for Hillbarn Theatre, the Fremont Symphony and the Diablo Ballet. Pam has worked as the Executive Director of the Burlingame Community for Education Foundation as well as has more than twenty years experience as a costume designer and fabric artisan in premiere theater companies in Canada and the Bay Area
Kerry Lobel, Executive Director, Puente de la Costa Sur - Kerry has served as Puente’s executive director for six years. Kerry serves on numerous committees in San Mateo County, including the CCAT oversight committee and the TDM advisory group. She was inducted into the San Mateo County Women’s Hall of Fame in 2010and is a well known and respected leader in the contemporary movement for social justice for over 25 years.
Karen Topakian, Board Chair, Green Peace Inc.- Karen is a writer, speaker, communications consultant and activist. Since 1978, she has worked in the advocacy wing of the non-profit world, as a Greenpeace nuclear disarmament campaigner and for 16 years as the executive director of the Agape Foundation-Fund for Nonviolent Social Change. Karen has served on several non-profit boards. She currently chairs the board of Greenpeace Inc, the national 501 c 4 board for Greenpeace US.
Porcia Silverberg, THRIVE – The Alliance of Nonprofits in San Mateo County - Porcia has over twenty years of experience in public relations, marketing, sales and social entrepreneurship prior to coming to Thrive. A collaborations advocate at heart, Porcia founded in 2001 the National Center for Community Collaboration (NCCC) based in Denver. She also serves on the Peninsula Partnership Leadership Council.
You must register in advance, though you may pay at the door ($15 for DER members, $25 for non-members). Please note that for this luncheon you may bring your own lunch or you may pay and a lunch will be provided for you. Registration is on a "first come, first served" basis and must be completed no later than Wednesday, March 21st 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.
IAN MCCUAIG, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
On Lok, Inc.
Ian McCuaig is Vice 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.
ERIN TIEDENS, PUBLICITY MANAGER
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.