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Schedule of Professional Development Workshops

Annually VAN features a variety of programs that converge on allowing Volunteer Administrators to learn from experts among us and those partnering with us. We hope to stimulate new thoughts and growth in the field by providing a rich variety of professional development opportunities in the forms of presentations, round tables, and networking sessions.

We hope you will join us and share your thoughts, questions, and experiences in the field of volunteer administration! Please note the topics and locations below are subject to change. Please check this page regularly for up-to-date information.

Professional Development meetings are included in VAN membership unless an additional cost is noted, Members please LOGIN to RSVP at no cost. Guests are invited to attend one meeting for free and subsequent meetings for $20 each.

February Meeting: Evolving Volunteers

Title: Evolving Volunteers- Taking day of event volunteers to the next level.

Speaker: Liz Martin, Development Director, Arthritis Foundation

When: Thursday, February, 21, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Arthritis Foundation, 3740 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard, OH 43026


Price: Free Event

Date: February 21, 2019

Available Spaces: Unlimited

March Meeting: Expanding our I.M.P.A.C.T.

Expanding our I.M.P.A.C.T.

This will be a continuation of our popular September topic that introduced colleagues to I.M.P.A.C.T. – Image, Measurement, Alignment, Creativity and Thought Leadership. We will review the pillars of I.M.P.A.C.T. and hone in on interactive discussion that will help us further claim our profession’s impact, alignment and strategies that will bring refreshing perspective to our service delivery.

*A tour of the building after the meeting will be available to those interested.

Speaker: Christine Nardecchia, Director of Outreach and Engagement

Location: Dublin Justice Center, 6565 Commerce Parkway, Dublin, OH 43017

When: Thursday, March 21 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Price: Free Event

Date: March 21, 2019

Available Spaces: Unlimited

April Meeting: Leadership within Volunteer Programs

Leadership within Volunteer Programs

Lt. General Michael Ferriter, U.S. Army (Ret.) serves as NVMM’s President and CEO. In his role, LTG Ferriter leads the development of a national community and funding base for the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. He communicates the mission and vision of the memorial and museum to veterans, active military, donors, partners, and other key constituencies. LTG Ferriter strives to create a community gathering place where the general public can join veterans and members of the United States Armed Forces in celebrating the service and honoring the sacrifice made by veterans.

Speaker: Lt. General Michael Ferriter, President & CEO of National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Location:National Veterans Memorial and Museum, 300 W. Broad St.

When: Thursday, April 18 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am




Price: Free Event

Date: April 18, 2019

Available Spaces: Unlimited