UNA Southern Utah August Training Workshop: How To Engage Your Organization’s Stakeholders

Aug 03, 2017 7:45 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a riveting course focused on engagement! Nonprofit organizations are increasingly expected to engage with their stakeholders. However there is more to engaging with your stakeholders than having a communication plan, meetings, prodding board members to enthusiastically participate in fundraising, entice volunteers to work at every event, etc. Learn from the best practices presented by Bill Hulterstrom.

The first half of the session will provide participants opportunities to participate in an interactive discussion focusing on the successes as well as challenges of engaging your most important stakeholders, your board. Explore some simple principles that are used by some of the most successful nonprofit organizations, including the unique role the board and staff each have. The second part of the session will focus on engaging volunteers and donors using simple marketing principles. Learn how to engage, recruit and retain the right people for your work and how to assess your volunteer programs through your volunteers’ eyes. Discover some of the tips that that some of the biggest companies in America use.*

This workshop is a "Buy 1, Admit 1 FREE" event! Register and pay for  the first attendee from your organization and you can bring asecond person from your organization for FREE. Once the first registration is complete, simply email a copy of the registration confirmation to  Dawn McLain at dawn@writeituponline.com with the name and email address of the additional attendee.Register here.

About the presenter: Bill Hulterstrom has been helping individuals and families improve their communities throughout North America and overseas for more than 30 years. Bill began his career working at the Utah Special Olympics, where he served as project director. He soon accepted a position at United Way of Utah County where, after only two years, he was promoted to president and CEO—a position he continues to hold today. Bill has distinguished himself as a recognized leader and trainer in the areas of volunteering, board governance, non-profit leadership, and community building. Over the past 30 years, he has conducted hundreds of workshops and trained or consulted with thousands of individuals in over 30 states and in Canada and Ghana.

Bill has served on scores of national committees, boards, and task forces. He has served as vice chair of America’s Service Commissions, a national non-profit that works to improve national service and volunteering. He has served as first vice chair of the Utah Commission on Volunteers and as co-chair of the Utah County Homeless Coordinating Committee. Locally, he also serves on the boards of Hogle Zoo, Intermountain Healthcare, and Mountainland Head Start. He has also served as president of the board of Utah Directors of Volunteers and is former chairman of Mountainlands Family Health Center.

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