Schedule of Events

7:00am: Check-in and Coffee Bar Open

7:30am: Breakfast Buffet Opens

8:00am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:15am8:50am: Plenary Session

9:00am-10:30am: Session One Breakouts

10:45am-12:15pm: Session Two Breakouts

12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Erin Jones

1:30pm-3:00pm: Session Three Breakouts

3:05pm-4:35pm: Session Four Breakouts

4:30pm5:00pm: Closing Reception

Conference Schedule*

Session 1: 9:00am – 10:30am

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Bring Your Fundraising Into Focus: Clarifying and Organizing Your Fundraising Strategies
Brittany Kirk, Cloudbreak Collective

Leadership: Tide Room
Unbreakable Teams: Leading Through Transformation with Insights from Post-Traumatic Growth
Rebecca Weaver, HRuprise

DEI: Surf Room
Understanding and Engaging Young Folx
Andrea Seabert, Camp Victory

Communication: Wave Room
Executive Communications: The Leader as Community Storyteller
Nathaniel James, Nathaniel James Consulting

Session 2: 10:45am-12:15pm

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Big Fundraising Visions, Small Communities
Julie Bianchi, Cloudbreak Collective

Leadership: Tide Room
Successful Leadership Transition
Liz Heath, Sound Nonprofits

DEI: Surf Room
Leading as a BIPOC ED
Tanikka Watford, The Moore Wright Group

Communication: Wave Room
Bridges to Heal US
Erin Jones

Session 3: 1:30pm-3:00pm

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Non-Profit Financing Resources
Tim O’Connell, USDA Rural Development, WA

Leadership: Tide Room
Ten Things Every Board Member Should Know But Doesn’t
Mary Beth Harrington, 501c3 Empowering Nonprofits

DEI: Surf Room
Engaging Latinx Communities in Your Nonprofit Work
Brissa Perez , Nonprofit Association of Washington
Jessica Molina, Grays Harbor County Public Health
Johnny Alvaréz, Grays Harbor College
Rodolfo “Rudy” Mondaca, WA State Dept. of Labor & Industries
Isabel Cisneros, Catholic Community Services

Communication: Wave Room
Fundraising Requirements in Washington
Joshua Studor, Washington Attorney General & Constance Parbon, Office of the Secretary of State

Session 4: 3:15pm – 4:45pm

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Planned Giving: Why It Matters to Your Mission
Mindie Reule & Robin Callahan, Community Foundation of South Puget Sound

Leadership: Tide Room
Increase Your Volunteer Success Through Proactive Volunteer Leadership
Judith Bendersky, SHIBA Program/OIC

Session Handout

DEI: Surf Room
Generational Synergy: Capitalizing on your Multigenerational Workplace

Rashad Burden, In Good Company

Communication: Wave Room
Q&A with State Agencies
Constance Parbon, Office of the Secretary of State

*Schedule is subject to change.