Nonprofit organizations face the challenge of adapting to a rapidly changing environment which typically requires transition that may be structural, operational, cultural, financial, or a combination of these forms. This panel discussion features three executive directors who will share their insights and experiences for how they have lead their organizations through periods of transition.
· Stuart Ray, Guiding Light Mission
· Robert Dean, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
· Marge Palmerlee, Dégagé Ministries
Moderator: Professor Salvatore Alaimo, School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration, Grand Valley State University
There will be a drawing for the book, Transforming Public and Nonprofit Organizations: Stewardship for Leading Change by James Kee and Kathryn Newcomer.
The Brown Bag Lunch and Learn Series is a partnership between the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration and the Johnson Center for Philanthropy that serves as a resource to the nonprofit community and provides a learning opportunity for students, faculty, and practitioners. A variety of timely and relevant topics are presented throughout the academic year.
This event is free and open to the public. Please register in advance in order to obtain a parking pass. Participants are encouraged to bring their own lunch; coffee and tea will be provided.
When & Where
Johnson Center for Philanthropy – GVSU
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy serves nonprofits, foundations and others seeking to transform their communities for the common good, and who adapt to constantly changing community conditions.
As a university-based center, we do this through applied research, professional development, the advancement of social technologies, and innovation.