Schedule of Events

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

7:30am: Breakfast Buffet Opens

8:30am-8:45am: Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:45am-9:00am: Break – Visit our Exhibitors!

9:00am-10:15am: Session One Breakouts

10:15am-10:30am: Break – Visit our Exhibitors!

10:30am-11:45am: Session Two Breakouts

12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Erin Jones

1:00pm-1:15pm: Break – Visit our Exhibitors!

1:15pm-2:30pm: Session Three Breakouts

2:30pm-2:45pm: Break – Visit our Exhibitors!

2:45pm-4:00pm: Session Four Breakouts

4:00pm–4:20pm: Closing Reception

Conference Schedule*

Session 1: 9:00am – 10:15am

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: 10:30am-11:45am

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: 1:15pm-2:30pm

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: 2:45pm – 4:00pm

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

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.