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 with Doug Mah

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

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

12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch and Keynote Speaker: Miriam Barnett

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
Getting Started in Planned Giving
Scott Claeys, Leave 10

Leadership: Tide Room
Me to We: Awaken Conscious Leadership
Sheila Siden, Sheila Siden Resource Strategies

DEI: Surf Room
Making the Case for Small & Rural DEI in Today’s Multicultural Funding Environment
Lee Mozena, Zena Consulting LLC

Communication: Wave Room
Nonprofit Advocates: Creating the World We Want to Live In
Tiffany Brace, Nonprofit Association of Washington

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

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Just Keep Swimming: What Finding Nemo and Grantwriting Do (or Don’t!) Have in Common
Brittany Kirk, Brittany Kirk Nonprofit Consulting

Leadership: Tide Room
10 Things Every Board Member Should Know – But Often Don’t!
Mary Beth Harrington, CVA 501c3 Empowering Nonprofits

DEI: Surf Room
Disabilities and Inclusion in Philanthropy: Awareness, Self-Advocacy, and Allyship
Anquida Adams, A.L.A. Consulting Firm

Communication: Wave Room
Secrets of Successful & Strategic Nonprofit Communications
Hillary Ryan, Ryan Communications

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

Fundraising: Jetty Room
The Only Constant is Change: Fundraising for an Ever Changing World
Kari Young, Lutheran Community Services Northwest

Leadership: Tide Room
Leadership of Self and Others: It Has to Start with You
Andrea Seabert, Centralia College & Camp Victory for Children

DEI: Surf Room
Creating Accessible & Inclusive Meetings & Workshops
Jill Rose, CFRE, Camp Victory for Children

Communication: Wave Room
Storytelling for Humans
Daisha Versaw, Consultant

Session 4: 3:05pm – 4:35pm

Fundraising: Jetty Room
Community Assessments and Next Steps
Cassie Lentz, Grays Harbor Public Health

Leadership: Tide Room
Why Nonprofit Partnerships Raise More Money & How you can start Partnering to Make Your Mission Possible
Lee Warnecke, Southern Poverty Law Center
Camille Perezselsky, WA State Historical Society

DEI: Surf Room
How to Develop a Strategic Plan that Makes your Mission Possible
Mary Beth Harrington, CVA 501c3 Empowering Nonprofits

Communication: Wave Room
State Compliance and Reporting
Constance Parbon, Office of the Secretary of State

*Schedule is subject to change.