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2013 Summit for Success Nonprofit Workshop and Networking Event

Leadership Lehigh Valley Inc.

Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

2013 Summit for Success Nonprofit Workshop and...

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Individual Participant Ended $75.00 $5.12
Two Participants/Same Organization Ended $130.00 $8.14

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Taking Charge of Change!

Things ARE different!  This program focuses on key issues, trends and practices that are critical to the success of your organization. Things ARE different—explore some of the key issues and tools that as here to help you to position your organization for success!



“Lehigh Valley Community Platform”—What can this new community access tool can mean for your organization?

Michele Moser Deegan, Ph.D. Director, Lehigh Valley Research Consortium.


10:00AM BREAKOUT SESSION I Concurrent Sessions

“Changes in Social Networking for Non-profits”

With so many changes and new marketing and social media tools out there, it can be confusing and difficult to manage your brand! Explore how to leverage new tools like LinkedIn to change the way your organization is positioned for success.

Presented by: Joseph Facchiano, Owner, Educator, Motivator, & Inspirator, JoFash Enterprises

“Take my boss. Please!”: Understanding humor, leadership, and teamwork in the changing workplace.

Explore theories and research results on humor and leadership in the work place, along with the importance of understanding context when evaluating humor’s effect to influence in oppositve or negative ways.

Presented by Dr. William Vogler, Executive Director, Family Answers and J. Michael Dowd, Consultant, MKD Associates, LLC

 “Changing the Way We Sustain Board Members through Powerful Performance!”

As you consider recruiting board members that have a particular skill set, are you certain that the tasks you want them to use their expertise for is exactly how they want to serve your board? Are you perfectly clear about your expectations? Recruitment can take a whole different approach when you discover new ways to identify, develop, and celebrate your board members by feeding them the knowledge about your programs and the courage to speak about your mission and funding needs, to assure that your future board members are indeed a good fit!

Presented by: Kayte Connelly CCT, Best Principled Solutions LLC



“The View from 10,000 Feet— Changes that you need to know about to be effective today!”

Let's talk about the big picture of what has been changing for nonprofits from donors, to marketing to planning and executing effective programs and what you need to know!

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Laura Otten, Ph.D., Director of The Nonprofit Center, LaSalle University’s School of Business


1:00PM BREAKOUT SESSION II Concurrent Sessions

“Risk Management: In Event of Emergency, Break the Glass, Grab this Document and Go!”When is the last time that you ran a fire drill? Not just the kind where you leave the building. But the type where you have sat down thoughtfully and created a check list of important contacts, passwords, procedures, liaisons etc. that will support your organization in times of emergency. Join this session to create your own “Grab and Go” plan and discover how to thrive in your current capacity and learn how to thrive and manage the changes you can’t see coming!

Presented by: Kayte Connelly CCT, Best Principled Solutions LLC

“Maximizing the Volunteer Experience”: The Changing Role and Development of the Volunteer

Volunteering has and will continue to evolve based on differences in age & stage. Understanding the value of your volunteers and maximizing a mutual return is vital. From recruiting to managing to motivating volunteers, every step along the way will impact the volunteers’ effectiveness and their commitment to your organization. Join this session to explore new and creative ways to maximize your volunteers’ experience, leverage your coordinator’s role and tap in to other resources that can help.

Presented by: Karen Daly Smith, Board President, The Volunteer Center

2:30PM  “Non-Profit Shark Tank”: *An interactive session and panel discussion to help you understand how to develop an effective plan and “sell” ideas you may be considering about programs, funding appeals, events, more to potential supporters. Our panel of legal, funding, and marketing experts will review and respond to proposals so that attendees can learn how to develop a sound plan!

*Have a project, program or fund raising concept you would be willing to present to the Non-Profit Shark Tank panel?

E-mail us your project or proposal at!!


3:45PM  Closing



Summit for Success is a forum of education and networking for nonprofits that endeavor to enhance the overall performance of their agencies in achieving their missions.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Executive leadership, staff members, board members, volunteers, anyone associated with nonprofits!

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND? Meet state and local experts in the nonprofit field, network and learn from regional nonprofit leaders and gain a greater knowledge about how to manage changes in our culture, economy, and sector!

Registration fee includes entrance to workshops, plenaries, lunch, and refreshments.


Have questions about 2013 Summit for Success Nonprofit Workshop and Networking Event? Contact Leadership Lehigh Valley Inc.

When & Where

DeSales University Center
Station Avenue
Center Valley, PA 18034

Thursday, July 25, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Leadership Lehigh Valley Inc.

Leadership Lehigh Valley-transforming our community one leader at a time!

Leadership Lehigh Valley Community Leadership Development Program


Leadership Lehigh Valley (LLV) inspires and educates adult professionals to become active and effective leaders in the Lehigh Valley while providing exposure to issues, resources and opportunities for community service.


Since 1985, LLV has enabled more than 800 participants to become effective community leaders who play significant roles in the Lehigh Valley. Through the community leadership development program, LLV cohorts examine challenges facing the region, network with community leaders, and cultivate personal and organizational leadership skills. They gain valuable knowledge and appreciation for regional assets and learn how they can have an impact on issues that matter to them.


Key learnings from the LLV Program: 

* The structure, strengths, challenges and resources of the community;

*The role and operations of non-profit organizations and their boards;

* The relationship between various community support organizations;

*Personal leadership skills and styles that enhance their general business and personal leadership.


Candidates wanted…


to lead Lehigh Valley community organizations.




Leadership Lehigh Valley (LLV) is now recruiting candidates for our next community leadership development program. 


LLV is seeking your help to provide a new generation to meet our community’s growing need for skilled and invested volunteer leaders. You, your peers, associates or employees may be the community leaders of tomorrow. Through the LLV Program, participants will develop leadership skills and strategic contacts, increasing their value to their companies and organizations while providing volunteer leadership and service to our community.


Please refer to or contact us at 610-861-5431 or at to apply or get additional information.


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