Spring Training Conference

Spring Training 2019


Wednesday, April 24th 
7:30 am to 4:30 pm 

at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nevada


Thank You to all Those that Attended Our 11th annual "Spring Training"
professional development day, the premier training event of the year.

A Special Thank You to Our Title Sponsor

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And to Our Contributing Sponsor
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THANK YOU TO OUR LUNCHEON KEYNOTE PRESENTER
Andrew Olsen, CFRE

Vice President, Newport One

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The 10 Biggest Mistakes Nonprofit Leaders Make and How You Can Avoid Them


And To Our Session Presenters


"The Psychology of Mission:  The Art (and Science) of Creating an Unstoppable Movement" 

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Dr. Erin Oksol, Psychologist, Success Coach and Author

Partnership vs. Sponsorship:  Applying Unconditional Love in Business     
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Michael Tragash, Community Director, Yelp 

The Development Committee: A Do or a Don't 

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Deanna Ackerman, CFRE, Founder, Advanced Development Executives


Corporate Partnerships:  How to Create Mutually Beneficial Relationships

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Ryan Dolan, Dolan Auto Group

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Kirstie Walker, Intuit
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Lanya Turner, Intuit

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Ryan Dolan (Dolan Auto Group), Kristi Walker and Lanya Turner (Intuit), Katie Nannini (NV Energy), Michelle Sherven (WETLAB), 
Moderated by Karen Senger, CFRE, Development Director Sierra Nevada Journeys


The 10 Biggest Fundraising Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How You Can Avoid Them

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Andrew Olsen, CFRE, Vice President, Newport One

Demystifying Budgets: As Easy as 1, 2, 3

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Lauren Ohlin, MA, GPC, Director of Grants, Washoe County School District


Capital Campaigns

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Gretchen Kelley Bietz, Principal, The Blueprint Collaborative 

Work Life Balance

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Diaz Dixon, Owner, Purpose Driven Consulting, LLC

Drabble This! Using Grant Writing Stories

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Lauren Ohlin, MA, GPC, Director of Grants, and Marianne Reger,
Grant Writer, Washoe County School District

Overcoming the Fear of the "Big Ask!"

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Susan Palmer, Principal, The Palmer Westport Group

Back to the Basics (because they work) - Direct Mail and Donor Retention

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Sean Farman, Development Director, SPCA


Annual Giving Fundamentals - When, What, How and to Whom
Torrey Hood, Associate Director of Development, Annual Giving, UNR





Questions:  Please contact our Chapter Administrator, Sherry Griffin Grundy, at (775) 220-3993