Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The Leadership Series sessions will take place at:
The University Settlement at the Houston Street Center located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
The full address is:
University Settlement at the Houston Street Center
New York, NY 10002
The seminar will take place in Classroom 2. When you enter the lobby, go down to the elevator and then go to the 2nd floor. Classroom 2 is down the hallway.
For directions to the University Settlement at the Houston Street Center, please visit their website at:
Transportation Options: Parking is limited near the facility and we highly recommend you take public transportation especially if traveling into Manhattan from New Jersey or one of the other Boroughs. If you plan to drive, please allow yourself extra time for traffic which is extremely bad first thing in the morning.
If you do not see your train listed, please go to www.mta.info
Alternate Transportation Options:
Yellow Cab 845-877-7222
1800 Taxi Cab 1-800-829-4222
Hotels Near University Settlement at Houston Street Center:
Most hotels near the venue are within the $199 - $395 per night range. The following hotels are within a one-mile radius of the venue:
John has been involved in board development for 17 years. For the last 10 years he has been a consultant serving as Interim Executive Director at 11 nonprofits, where he has helped boards understand and carry out their duties during leadership transition, especially financial oversight, fundraising, and recruitment and selection of the new leader. Previously, he served as Executive Director at The Glaucoma Foundation for almost six years. His board development activities in this position included working with the Chair to replace inactive board members with new members who were passionate, articulate and financially supportive. John currently serves as a member of the national leadership team of the Executive Transition Management Affinity Group of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, and as a presenter at the Support Center for Nonprofit Management in New York. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his law degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, the American Society of Association Executives, BoardSource, Governance Matters, and the New York Technical Assistance Providers (NYTAP).
Michael has been involved in board development for 20 years and has worked with the board of directors of more than 70 nonprofit organizations. In his current position as a consultant, he conducts training of prospective board members in recruitment. He also provides governance consulting for boards of directors, and board management consulting with boards and executive directors.
He earned a JD in Law from Columbia University and a M.Ph in Anthropolgy from Yale University. He is the former Chair of Governance Matters, lead consultant for the BoardServe NYC program of the United Way of New York City, and a member of the faculty of the Milano School of Nonprofit Management at the New School University. He also currently serves as the Secretary and Chair of the Governance Committee of Community Works, Inc.
Stacey has been involved in board development for over 15 years. In her current position, she is responsible for keeping the board engaged and committed to the organization. This includes committee development, strategic planning, and fundraising activities. Previously, as Principal at SLF Consulting, she was responsible for working with several nonprofit boards on board development and strategic planning. This included planning board retreats, agenda setting, supporting the Board with C-class job descriptions, and hiring process. Before that, she worked as National Manager at Share our Strength where she was responsible for working with Board members on relationship building and fundraising. Stacey currently serves as Leadership Committee Member for Food Systems Network of NYC and is the immediate past co-chair of the Board and former chair of the Governance Committee. She earned an MS in Nonprofit Management from The New School and a BA in Political Science from Michigan State University.
Ann has been involved in board development for 10 years. In her current position, she is responsible for working with her board on re-defining board membership criteria, roles and responsibilities. Previously, as Executive Director of Women's League for Conservative Judaism, Ann was responsible for working with the board, which included developing an updated mission and vision that would speak to younger women. Before that, she worked as Director of Planning & Allocations at the Jewish Federation of Monmouth County (NJ) where she was responsible for managing, developing and elevating entry level board members to leadership positions. Ann currently serves as a member of the Gahler Scholarship Committee, Red Bank Regional High School District (Red Bank, NJ) and is a member of the Children's Advocacy Committee, an ad-hoc group of mental health organization executives in Monmouth County, NJ. She earned a BA in Liberal Arts from Goddard College and a MA in Special Education from Teachers College/Columbia University.
Jaci has been involved in website marketing for 20-plus years. In her current position, she is responsible for creating and implementing communication strategies via web sites and social media. She specializes in creating engaging website content that drives users to her organization's website. She has spoken across the country on media issues, and regularly holds events designed to create a media savvy public. Today, she contributes regular columns to Long Island Business News and other publications. Before that, she worked as Communications Manager at Times Mirror Co. where she was responsible for creating communication strategies to inform Times Mirror employees throughout America. She earned her B.A. in Communication Arts/Journalism from Hofstra University.
Amy has been involved in website management and online marketing for 9 years. In her current position, she is responsible for website engagement strategy, social media and email campaign traffic, and customer experience design. Previously, as Global Community Development Manager at TechSoup Global, Amy was responsible for the NetSquared community platform, a website that hosted innovation challenges, a community blog, and more. She earned her Bachelor's in New Media from Valparaiso University, and is a member of NTEN and RSA. In 2009, she co-authored Social by Social: A practical guide to using new technologies to deliver social impact, and has contributed to various other publications about social media. Her second book, Social Change Anytime Everywhere: How to implement online multichannel strategies to spark advocacy, raise money and engage your community focuses on online multichannel strategies to increase traffic and integrate your website in your online engagement plans.
Chris has been involved in website marketing for 15 years. In his current position as a consultant, he is responsible for managing online strategies, including website, email and social media engagement for various nonprofit and small business clients. This includes driving website traffic via content creation, search engine optimization (SEO), social media and email marketing. Previously, as Manager of Online Strategy at Be The Change (Opportunity Nation & ServiceNation), Chris was responsible for social media management, content creation, SEO, and leading 3 website redesigns, including both information architecture (IA) and user experience (UX) best practices. Before that, he worked as Senior Internet Solutions Consultant at Blackbaud where he was responsible for supporting nonprofit organizations with website development and online engagement strategies. Chris currently consults full-time as the Online Content & Community Engagement Manager for Arcus Foundation. He is a member of NTEN, 501TechNYC.
Alexandra has been involved in digital marketing and web development for 4 years. In her current position, she is responsible for developing JCC Association's various websites and online presences, gathering web and social media analytics, and managing email marketing campaigns. She is currently designing a communications strategy to build a bridge for the various departments and brands within JCC Association. Previously, as the Social Media Intern at TechSmith Corporation, Alexandra was responsible for managing 11 different English-language social media accounts and gathering analytics to best asses how to better assist and delight customers. She earned her B.A. in Professional Writing, specializing in Digital Humanities, from Michigan State University. She is a member of NYTM and Tech LadyMafia.
Larry has been involved in non-profit financial management for 7 years. In his current position, he is responsible for overseeing all accounting, payroll and benefits administration functions, including: annual, long-term and capital campaign budgeting processes, financial reporting, internal controls, cash flow, debt management, investment monitoring, contract negotiation, and financial support for fundraising efforts and grant awards portfolio. Previously, as Operations Manager at New York Youth Symphony, Larry was responsible for accounts payable/receivable, monthly reconciliations, income/expense reports, annual audit materials, budgets and tax forms. He earned an MA from City College of New York and a BA from Haverford College. He is a member of Bridgestar's New York Nonprofit CFO Networking Group and a former Board Member of the Bronx Charter School for the Arts. Larry launched the OPERA America Finance and Administration Forum, a group of CFOs, COOs, Controllers and HR Directors from the nation’s largest twenty-five opera companies that meets regularly to discuss a wide range of issues affecting the nonprofit sector and performing arts industry in the areas of finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, risk management and legal affairs.
Paul has been involved in financial management for 22 years. In his current position, he provides outsourced financial management to not for profits. Previously, as Acting Controller at the Metropolitan Opera, Paul managed an 11 person accounting department with responsibility for accounting, external reporting, cash management, accounts payable, investments, and insurance. Before that, he worked as EVP, Finance at the New York Hall of Science where he instituted monthly department manager meetings to review financial processes and challenges and make the Hall’s finances more transparent to program and operational staff. He also created and implemented grant management reports which improved spend rate by 30%. Paul currently serves in several volunteer roles including Treasurer, The Animation Project, Chair, Bridgespan NY CFO group and Co-chair, Financial Executives Networking Group Not for Profit Special Interest Group. He earned an MBA in finance from NYU and a BS in marketing from Univ of Penn.
Susan has been involved in financial management for 21 years. In her current position, she is responsible for creating and managing the organization's budget, developing and implementing financial procedures, overseeing the annual financial audit, managing institutional insurance and all other financial matters. She also oversees the IT department and Office Administration. Prior to Roundabout she held similar positions at American Ballet Theatre and Dance Theatre Workshop. Susan currently serves as a Board Member The Skating Club of New York. She is a current national level official and a former member of the Finance Committee for US Figure Skating. She earned her BA in Linguistics from Cornell and a MPPM in Business Administration from Yale. She is a member of CFO/Arts.
Betty Anne has been involved in nonprofit financial management for 25 years. In her current position, she is responsible for her organization's finances and budget. This includes fund accounting systems, payroll administration, purchasing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash and contract management, and internal and external budget reports. Previously, as VP and CFO at The Children's Aid Society, Betty Anne was responsible for managing the operating budget, government contracts, and endowment/reserves. This included development and management of the Board’s investment policy, spending rate, and asset allocation policies. Betty Anne currently serves as Board Member for a Regional School District, in NJ, and as Chair of Finance Committee for the Board. She has also served as Treasurer and Trustee of Wesley Hall Nursery School, in Westfield NJ. She has taught at New York University’s Undergraduate Division, “Introduction to Finance” and at Fordham University. Her published work includes a Cost-Benefit Analysis of Tax Incentive programs in the N.Y.C. Economic Conditions Quarterly, Third Quarter 1978.
Lauren has worked in development for 10 years. She currently co-manages the major gifts team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. This includes defining the strategy to increase major gift revenue which has included implementing a new program to increase giving from grateful patients and working with the Analytics team to identify prospective major gift donors. She also manages a team of gift officers in addition to maintaining her own donor portfolio. Previously, as Senior Director of Major and Annual Gifts at NYU Stern, she was responsible for building and managing a team of major and annual gift officers and cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major donors and board members. At The Mount Sinai Medical Center, she was responsible for the marketing and managing the planned giving program as well as raising six, seven and eight-figure gifts from grateful patients. Previously Lauren practiced trust and estate law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Lauren currently serves as the Class of 1994 Representative for Emory University. Previously she was VP of the NYC Alumni Chapter and an Alumni Admission Network volunteer. She earned a JD from Villanova University and a BA in English from Emory University.
Shara has been involved in major gifts fundraising for eight years. In her current position, she oversees Law School fundraising for the annual fund, 16 centers and institutes, 11 reunion programs, and corporate and foundation giving. Additionally, she is responsible for donor retention, stewardship and leadership giving as part of Fordham's $500 million campaign. Previously, she served as a Major Gifts officer for Cornell University where she was responsible for managing a donor porfolio of alumni throughout the Northeast and soliciting gifts of $25,000 and above; 150 contacts and visits a year; and identifying and tracking new prospects. Before that, she was Director of Major Gifts at The Chapin School, where she was responsible for securing six- and seven-figure gifts and leading 100 volunteers to complete its successful $75 million endowment and capital campaign in three short years. Shara is currently on the Board of Directors for the Deja Foundation and has served on the Hyde Leadership Charter School and Top Honors boards.
Donna has been involved in major gifts fundraising for 12 years. In her current position, she is responsible for major gifts fundraising for a $13+ million annual budget and a $20 million campaign. This includes identifying, cultivating and stewarding major donors and developing and executing strategies for gift solicitations from $100,000 to $2+ million from Board members and individual donors. Previously, as Director of Strategic Gifts, Feeding America, Donna worked with City Harvest and Food Bank NYC to raise $1M+ gifts from individuals for the Campaign for a Hunger-Free America. She acted as principal donor strategist for a portfolio of donors with the responsibility for qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship using senior executives at Feeding America, network member food banks, board members and high level volunteers as needed. Before that, she was Director of the Campaign for New York City Ballet, raising major gifts for the $58 million endowment campaign. Donna is President of the Board for Pick Up Co. She earned her BFA in Theatre from Syracuse University, and is a member of WIDNY.
Simone has been involved in major gifts fundraising for 11 years. In her current position, she is responsible for major gifts fundraising for a $8.65 million annual budget. The most critical aspect of her role is the development and implementation of innovative strategies to ensure the sustainability and visibility of the agency. This includes the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of five and six figure gifts from individual donors and corporate partners. Previously, as Major Donors Manager at Community Access, Inc., Simone was responsible for the effective cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a 100+ Major Donor portfolio that contributed to the departments annual $1.7 Million goal. In addition to managing the major donor program, Simone was responsible for creating innovative engagement opportunities for board members and other key external stakeholders. Before that, she worked as Major Gifts Officer at The Astraea Foundation where she was responsible for directing the moves management process for 200 major donors. She earned her Bachelor's in Sociology from SUNY Albany and completed graduate course work in Public Policy at Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and is a member of WIDNY.
Aimee has been involved in volunteer management for 5 years. In her current position, she is responsible for recruiting and training new volunteers, coordinating volunteer placement, and managing all volunteer related activities. This includes the development of new and effective strategies for volunteer recruitment, engagement, retention, and recognition. Previously, as Co-Founder and Executive Director at S.H.I.P., Aimee was responsible for managing all volunteer opportunities. This included recruiting, training, and supporting new volunteers; overseeing and assigning tasks to the volunteer leaders; and coordinating program logistics. Before that, she worked as International Volunteer Coordinator at Volunteer Kenya (ICODEI) where she was responsible for reviewing applications and placing volunteers in suitable programs, providing all necessary program and travel information prior to volunteers’ departure to Kenya, and coordinating volunteer assignments with organization employees in Kenya. She earned a Bachelor in Business Finance from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Health Administration from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. She is a member of Young Nonprofit Professionals Network.
Olivia has been involved in community & volunteer engagement for 5 years. In her current position, she is responsible for overseeing the entire community and volunteer engagement effort at the GO Project, which includes strategy oversight for recruitment, training, and ongoing support of over 250 volunteers. Olivia develops and maintains relationships with public and private school partners, a critical component of the GO model. She also collaborates with several other community organizations in order to further the mission of the GO Project and strengthen the community. Previously, as Volunteer Manager at the GO Project, Olivia was responsible for the ongoing development of GO's diverse volunteer community. This included developing a comprehensive summer internship for over 30 high school students. She earned a BA in Political Science from Dartmouth College and an MA in Political Science from Queens University Belfast. She is a member of NYAVA, YNPN, and Coro's Immigrant Civic Leadership Program.
Darin has been involved in volunteer management for 5 years. In his current position he works with volunteers at community based organizations to enable low-income and minority youth to study abroad. This includes designing and delivering student interview training to volunteers and staff, and creating materials and training programs for volunteers to review, evaluate and score student applications. Darin has worked with volunteers and executive staff to create organization-wide diversity and inclusion policies, and is responsible for recruiting, and supervising volunteer interns within the Sponsored Programs Division at AFS-USA. He is also responsible for managing volunteer teams to deliver off-site 3-4 day student orientations. Before that, he worked as a Development Coordinator for Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, where he was responsible for training management, staff and volunteers on Pro Bono Net online resources for legal service to the indigent. Darin earned a B.A. in Political Science from Northwestern University.
Jaclyn has been involved in public relations and marketing for 10 years. In her current position, she is responsible for pitching feature stories, cultivating critics and developing new press contacts in local, national and international print, broadcast and online media. Prior to her current position, she served as the Marketing Director at The Young People's Chorus of New York City, where she was responsible for brand positioning, marketing campaigns including social media engagement and managing public relations campaigns. Jaclyn received a Bachelor's of Arts in Communications in International Business from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master's of Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Austin, Texas campus. In 2011 she was awarded Best-of-the-Best Marketing Excellence Award for Best Print Advertising Campaign. Jaclyn currently serves as the Marketing Chair for Colloquy Collective, Marketing Advisor for the Staten Island Non For Profit Association and is on the Steering Committee for Music Beyond Measure Organization.
Elisabeth has been involved in public relations for 10 years. In her current position, she reports on her organization's impact and on current events to stakeholders around the world, coordinates with media, and creates and implements communication strategy. Previously, she worked as a Senior Director in the Corporate Social Engagement practice at consultancy Changing Our World where she was responsible for developing creative, public-facing philanthropic partnerships between corporations and nonprofits. While at Changing our World, she also served as an editor of industry news source on Philanthropy, and was a co-founder of Future Leaders in Philanthropy (FLiP), a blog and networking hub for rising stars in the philanthropic sector. Before that, she served as Communications Assistant for Japan Society where she was responsible for promoting the nonprofit's global programs to a range of audiences. Elisabeth is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and earned her Master’s degree with honors from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a member of the Alumnae Executive Committee of Marymount School, her high school alma mater, for which she also served as the first young alumna on the Board of Trustees.
Biz has been involved in public relations for 14 years.In her current position, she is responsible for creating all PR campaigns for her agency while focusing on financial goals and ROI. This includes engaging new communities of support through broadcast channels, social media and print PR Campaigns. Previously as Associate Director at Digital Democracy, Biz was responsible for managing the marketing and communication functions for the organization. This included strategy planning for all communications - website, social media, annual reports, and marketing materials,as well as key stakeholder mapping and engagement. Before that, BIz designed the social impact branding, marketing strategy and partnerships as a consultant for POE Skin. Biz has a BA in Sociology & Latin American Studies from Wesleyan University and a MPA from NYU.
Audrey has been involved in fundraising for 10 years. In her current position, she manages a one person development shop and is responsible for the following fundraising activities annually: 5 direct mail solicitations; 2 email campaigns; 1 member acquisition mailing; and 5 monthly renewal letters. She also helps the Executive Director to plan and put on annual gala at the Lincoln Center. Previously, as Membership Assistant at Morgan Libary, Audrey was responsible for assisting the membership director in processing and acknowledging membership gifts and renewal notices. Before that, she worked as Development Assistant at Regional Plan Association where she was responsible for assisting the Development Director with gift processing and the annual gala event. She earned her B.A. in English from Haveford College.
Nicole has been involved in development for 15 years. In her current position, she is responsible for the annual fundraising campaign for The Drawing Center. With a small working budget and limited staff, Nicole oversees the Annual Fund, Membership, Special Events, Grants, and Board Development. Previously, as Associate Director of Development at The Museum of Modern Art, Nicole was responsible for foundation and government support for exhibitions and education programs. Before that, she worked as Grants Officer at The Jewish Museum where she was responsible for writing grant proposals for the education department. Nicole earned a B.A. in Art History from University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Art History from Columbia University. Nicole has been a guest lecturer at Teachers College, Master’s in Arts Administration and Seton Hall University, Master’s in Museum Studies.
Christa has been involved in fundraising for 15 years. In her current position, she works in a one-person development shop and is responsible for raising ongoing support from grassroots givers, corporations, foundations, and major donors. Her specialty is building a culture of philanthropy by recruiting board, staff and volunteers to become fundraisers. Previously, as Individual Giving Manager at StoryCorps, Christa successfully engaged staff and program recipients to become involved with fundraising, building a strong development base that would benefit the organization for years to come. Before that, she worked as Grants and Development Coordinator at Equity Foundation, a two-person organization, leading community outreach, board development and events to raise funds for the foundation's grant making. Christa currently serves as a volunteer for MIX: NYC's Queer Experimental Film Festival (Board), ACT UP Oral HIstory Project, and community garden A Small Green Patch. She earned a Master's Degree in American History from University of Oregon and a Bachelor's Degree in Women's Studies from Western Washington University. She is a member of the Breakfast Club for Development Directors of Small Shops and a Lambda Literary Fellow.
Sarah Malcolm is the Director of New Media for the International Council of Shopping Centers, the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Acknowledged as one of the CRE industry-leading social media pioneers, Malcolm has created and executed ICSC’s Social and Mobile strategy, winning over 19 awards for ICSC’s mobile apps, social media and websites. Due to her success, ICSC was recently named by Association TRENDS as a Top 25 Social Media Savvy Association, a Top 25 LinkedIn Savvy Association and the number one Social Media Savvy company in the Services and Retail category. Sarah has also been behind the award winning Social Media Pavilion as well as the #iTechLounge which focuses on educating the Retail Real Estate industry on how a smart, creative social & digital media strategy can breathe new life into every area of business. In 2013 Sarah guest authored in the new book, “Social Networking For Shopping Centers,” writing on the topics of Effective Tweeting and How Retailers Are Using Facebook. She is an identical twin, married to a super creative Senior Art Director/Photographer and is obsessed with reality TV!
Sarah has been involved with social media for 6 years. In her current position, Sarah manages student philanthropy at Fordham University. This includes production and dissemination of annual campaign videos hosted on YouTube, orchestrating and promoting FourSquare incentives for students who visit the university Philanthropy Center, creating content and managing the Vine stream, and managing the Instagram account. Previously Sarah worked for Towson University’s annual fund. Using electronic communications, YouTube, Twitter, and LinkedIn she reengaged recent graduates resulting in increased alumni giving and volunteer participation. Before that, Sarah served as the community manager for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. There she developed all social media content and strategy for the organization, including content for Facebook and Twitter. In 2011 Sarah won Best Twitter Personality in the Baltimore Sun Media Group's Outstanding Blogs Competition. She earned a BS in Psychology and Philosophy from Fordham University and is pursuing an MA in Ethics. She is a member of AFP, CASE, and WID.
Jeremy has been involved in social media for 6 years. In his current position, he is responsible for creating content for the organization's official Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as monitoring several other social media portals for various programs. He works closely with partners to devise social media strategy for the 10+ social media accounts spread across the organizations. Previously, as Web Communications Manager at The Jewish Theological Seminary, Jeremy was responsible for launching their social media presence and delivered several presentations on the best use of social media in fundraising and marketing endeavors. Jeremy currently serves as Volunteer for Goddard Riverside, NYCares and Bike NY. He earned a BA in English and Sociology from Ithaca College and a MS in Journalism from Columbia University.
Patrick has been involved in program evaluation for 6 years. In his current position, he oversees a department responsible for all program evaluation for his organization. This includes developing logic models for all programs, publishing the organization's performance dashboard, overseeing the design and implementation of a wide range of mixed-methods evaluations, training staff in the use of evaluation for program management, and conducting a variety of analytical projects for organizational improvement efforts. Previously, he worked as Director of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation at Safe Space NYC where he was responsible for managing the agency's performance data, facilitating organizational learning conversations, training staff in the use of data for program improvement, and conducting program evaluations and audits. Patrick currently serves as the President and Co-Founder of The New York Consortium of Evaluators, and as the Founder and President of Performance Management Professionals. He earned his MPA from NYU, and a BA in Spanish Literature from UC Santa Barbara. He is a member of American Evaluation Association, and has lectured at Columbia University, New York University, and the American Evaluation Association conference on building the capacity of nonprofit organizations to conduct evaluations.
Zachariah has worked in the field of program evaluation for 6 years. In his current position, he is responsible for building the evaluation capacity of grant funded projects; evaluating grant funded services; and managing collaborative research. He serves on his organization's Quality Improvement, Research and Patient Experience Committees. Previously, as Director of Development and Evaluation at ECQ Group, Zachariah was responsible for providing development and evaluation consulting to a broad range of non-profits; designing and implementing program evaluations; and conducting regional needs assessments through quantitative and qualitative research. He also provided training and technical assistance on program evaluation and building evaluation capacity. Before that, he worked as Director of Research and Evaluation at Bronx Community Pride Center where he was responsible for establishing methods to capture consumer engagement; establishing and securing funding for new health initiatives; and managing collaborative research projects. He earned a Master's of Arts in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University and was a Henry Rutgers Scholar in Neuroscience at Rutgers University. He is a member of the Integration of Care Committee of the HIV Health and Human Services Planning Council, American Evaluation Association, Public Health Association of NYC, and National Association for Healthcare Quality.
Cori has been involved in program evaluation for 10 years. In her current position, she is responsible for evaluating her organization's programs for efficacy, quality, and areas for improvement. This includes a variety of tools and methods including survey collection, pre- and post-tests, focus groups, key participant interviews, and service utilization analysis. She is also responsible for overseeing a new client record management system that will allow ASCNYC to collect and report on client and group level services and outcomes across programs. She earned a Bachelor's in Political Science from Grinnell College and her PhD in Political Science from CUNY Graduate Center.
Maggie has been involved in program evaluation for 12 years. In her current position, she directs the planning and evaluation of all her organization's programs. This includes the development of a comprehensive logic model for a major federally-funded outreach program, as well using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative evaluation tools, including surveys, pre and post tests, focus groups, and one-on-one interviews with constituents. Maggie also actively engages Board and staff on evaluation findings to determine which programs should be prioritized and supported financially. In her previous role as the Education Director at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, Maggie was responsible for planning new programs to achieve strategic organizational objectives, such as engaging under-served audiences and fostering civic engagement, and for developing and implementing tools to evaluate the efficacy of those programs. Maggie has an MA in Latin American and Caribbean Studies from NYU and a BA in Spanish and Labor Studies from Oberlin College.
Staci has been involved in volunteer management for 9 years. In her current position, she is responsible for overseeing all volunteer activities and programs at Catholic Charities. This includes: conducting a needs analysis for each program, recruitment, training and placing volunteers in a variety of supportive social services roles throughout the agency. Previously, as the Community Service Program Manager at Spelman College, Staci was responsible for screening and matching students to appropriate non profits throughout Atlanta. This included supervising large-scale campus volunteer activities and managing communications with volunteers. Before that, she worked as the Volunteer Development Manager at Hands On Network where, during the Corporate Month of Service, she coordinated the volunteer management of 48 different large corporate projects. She also managed development and training of distance learning activities for 69 member organizations, AmeriCorps, VISTA and other CNCS grantees. Staci currently served as volunteer for various organizations. Staci earned a BA in Broadcast Cable from Penn State University and a MBA in Marketing from Long Island University Brooklyn Campus. She is a member of ALIVE! and the New York Association of Volunteer Administration.
Kat has been involved in volunteer management for 7 years. In her current position, she is responsible for all recruitment, screening, management of volunteers at 42 sites. She also organizes all corporate group volunteering and leads the Associates Council, the organization's junior board of young professionals. Previously, as Volunteer Manager at Dress for Success, she managed several hundred volunteers and supervised training of these individuals as personal shoppers and career counselors. This included recruiting and managing over 200 volunteers for the yearly Gala. Kat currently serves as Workshop Presenter for The Professional Women's Group on "Navigating the Workplace". She earned a Bachelor's of Arts in Communications from Marymount College.
Kendall has been involved in volunteer management for over 20 years. In her current position, she is responsible for the oversight of recruitment, training, and support of 200-300 active volunteers who carry out the core work of Bottomless Closet’s mission. She manages the monthly volunteer Lunch and Learns; 1:1 volunteer shadowing program including skills based volunteerism; best practices training guide; and Volunteer Committee. Before that, Kendall worked as the Executive Director for Vermont CARES, where she was responsible for developing a volunteer orientation curriculum and managing volunteers in a variety of tasks including administrative, special events and programming. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Columbia Business School. Kendall is on the board of The Women’s Alliance and is a member of the New York NonProfit Coordinating Council. In 2010 was honored by United Way as a “Woman of Excellence and Achievement”.
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