PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS
Alliance for Community Media, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Fall Regional Conference, Newark, NJ – Speaker, "Resources for Community Media Arts Centers"
Alliance for Community Media, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Fall Regional Conference, Buffalo, NY – Speaker, "ABCs of Fundraising"
American Institute Of Banking Joplin, MO - Instructor: "Marketing for Bankers" & "Communications and Public Relations"
American Marketing Association, Pittsburgh Chapter - Member
Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts, Boston, MA - Member
Association of Fundraising Professionals, Cleveland - Speaker, "Major Gifts"
Athena International, Chicago - Board Member (www.athenainternational.org)
Athena PowerLink, Mercer/Lawrence County - Governing Board member
Bank Marketing Magazine - Author, "Talking Point", January/February edition, 2003
Cape Cod Women's Organization, Women's Expo, Cape Cod Community College - Workshop Presenter, "Career Options"
Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System - Workshop Presenter "Beyond the Used Book Sale: ABCs of Fundraising for Libraries"; Workshop Presenter "The Buck Starts Here: Fundraising for Friends and Trustees"
Estate Planning Council of Cape Cod - Member
International Association of Business Communicators, Pittsburgh Chapter - Member
Joplin Area Ad Club, Joplin, MO - Board
National Federation of Local Cable Programmers, National Convention Portland, OR – Speaker, "Fundraising Fundamentals"
National Speakers Association, Pittsburgh Chapter - Associate Member
Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, "Best 50 Women in Business" - 2006 Recipient
PennState University Shenango Campus - Adjunct faculty, 2009 Margaret Cunningham Foley Teaching Excellence Award recipient
Pittsburgh Business Times, Philanthropy Guide, June 18, 2004 - Author, "Major Gifts"
Planned Giving Council of Cape Cod - Board
PRNewswire - Member
Santa Cruz (CA) Sentinel - , Workshop Presenter, "ABCs of Fundraising"
Scranton (PA) News Times - Workshop Presenter, "ABCs of Fundraising"
Sharon (PA) Herald - Workshop Presenter, "ABCs of Fundraising"
Sharon (PA) Herald - Business Chronicle, Columnist:"It's Your Market"
Small Business Development Center, Clarion (PA) University - Workshop Presenter, "Marketing on a Shoestring."
United Way of Cape Cod - Presenter, "Fundraising Fundamentals"
United Way of Mercer County - Presenter, "Tips for a Successful Ask", 2007 Campaign Co-Chair
Women's Economic Development Outreach (WEDO) Tour 2003, Western Pennsylvania – Speaker, "Effective Market Research"
Women's Economic Development Outreach (WEDO) Tour 2004, Western Pennsylvania - Speaker, "What Is Marketing, Really?"
Women's Economic Development Outreach (WEDO) 2009 - Lawrence/Mercer Program Committee, Presenter
Youngstown State University - Masters of Business Administration
Peak Performance Management/Sandler Sales System - Certificate
The Foundation Center Continuing Education Certificates - "Finding Funding Prospects with 'The Foundation Directory Online'" and "Securing Your Organization’s Future: Developing a Fundraising Plan"
Press,Ganey Regional Customer Satisfaction Seminar - Certificate
Disney Institute For Customer Service - Graduate
Institute For Charitable Giving - Major Gifts Workshop "Seize the Opportunity", Washington, DC / Major Gifts Workshop "The Art of the Ask", Newton, MA / Capital Campaign Workshop "Winning the Ultimate Challenge", Boston, MA
PBS Development Conferences, Tucson, AZ and Ft. Lauderdale, FL - Certificates
School Of Bank Marketing, Bank Marketing Association, University of Colorado, Boulder - Graduate