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Next Board meeting March 10, 8:30 a.m.
Please NOTE location change: One80Place, 35 Walnut Street


The Volvo Good Neighbor Collaborative
At our next chapter breakfast, Stephanie Mangini, Corporate Communications Manager, will update us on the progress of the new Volvo plant, production projections, and the timeline for the facility's build-out and hiring schedule. Afterward, David McNair of The McNair Group, LLC, will engage us in a Listening Session to assist Volvo in better understanding the desires and concerns of its Lowcountry neighbors.  The presentation will end with an open Q&A period.

This session has been approved for CFRE continuing eduction credit.

February 28, 8 a.m.
Washington Hall, Porter Gaud School, 300 Albemarle Road
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March Professional Development Luncheon
Volunteer Recruitment and Management

March 28, Noon

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2017 Summer Institute will be May 18 & 19. Registration opens March 1. Check back!

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Feb 21 - Director of Development
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Feb 10 - Executive Director
Porter-Gaud School and the Porter-Gaud Foundation seek an experienced, dynamic, and resourceful development professional to provide leadership, strategic vision, and direction for all philanthropic efforts, stewardship activities, and alumni and parent relations. ... more >
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This highly visible role leads and directs volunteers and employees in the Upstate South Carolina Chapter to ensure the American Red Cross goals and mission are achieved. Reporting to the Regional Executive, you will promote an inclusive, team-based culture centered on leading and empowering volunteers. As the face of the Red Cross, this role also cultivates and manages select donors. In addition to enhancing community presence through key media and community partner relationships, you will steward the local board of directors. The population served in the chapter will be at least 1M. ... more >
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Reporting to the Regional Executive, the Regional Chief Operating Officer serves as a member of the Regional Senior Management Team. Ensures organizational effectiveness by providing leadership, vision and strategic planning. Directs, administers and coordinates the Region’s organizational and business activities to ensure goals, priorities and timelines as established by the National Organization and the Regional Executive are met. Supervises four or more Executive Directors, Business Operations and Region administrative staff and all Community Services Programs that exist in the Region. Is responsible for all regional administrative functions. Is the liaison with consolidated back-office functions at NHQ (e.g. Finance, HR, IT, Fleet Management, Real Estate, Facilities Management, Risk Management) and ensures the Region’s responsibilities correlating to these functions are accomplished. ... more >
Feb 22 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >
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Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
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Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >