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SAWA has gone GREEN, and no printed handouts are distributed at conferences. Be sure to download the conference handouts in advance.

2017 Management Conference Handouts

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Act…Don’t React! The Key to Reducing Stress and Overwhelm in Your Everyday Life
                Keynote 1
                Keynote 2

GENERAL SESSION: Planning for Success: Using Logic Models as a Road Map

GENERAL SESSION: Five Leadership Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK: Management by Walking Around, Part 1
                MBWA Presentation
                MBWA - Active Listening
                MBWA - How to Provide Feedback

DEVELOPMENT/MARTKETING TRACK: Taking the Mystery out of Capital Campaigns
                Taking the Mystery out of Capital Campaigns PPT
                So you Want to Have a Capital Campaign
                Pre-Campaign Planning and Readiness Study Timeline

OPERATIONS TRACK: Adoption of Aggressive Dogs (Printed handouts to be distributed on site)

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK: Management by Walking Around, Part 2 (see part 1 above)

DEVELOPMENT/MARTKETING TRACK: The Future of Fundraising – Today’s Donor

OPERATIONS TRACK: Get Ready for Construction

GENERAL SESSION: SAWA On POINT: Partners Organized to Innovate, Navigate and Transform our industry
                Campus Fundraising Initiative
                Cross Functional Problem Solving to Increase Feline Live Saving Capacity
                Leverage the Impact of Televised Events to Promote Your Pets
                From Pallets to Puppies: Using Logistics and Distribution Principles to Increase Adoptions

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK: Fraud Awareness and Prevention


OPERATIONS TRACK: Animal Enrichment Best Practices
                Animal Enrichment Best Practices Presentation 
                Best Practices Documents

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK:Financial Oversight and Internal Controls

DEVELOPMENT/MARTKETING TRACK: Direct Mail <  > Major Gift Tug of War

OPERATIONS TRACK: Disease Outbreak Management: Case Study, Avian Flu at ACC of NYC

SAWA 2016  Annual Conference Handouts

How to Discuss Controversial / Difficult Subjects, Aspen Baker, Executive Director, Exhale (no handouts)
The Science of Being Happy & Productive at Work, Scott Crabtree, Chief Happiness Officer, Happy Brain Science
Business Modeling, Terri Theisen, Founder & Principal Consultant, Theisen Consulting, LLC
Birds of a Feather: What if?, Jennifer Brehler, Chief Operating Officer, San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Birds of a Feather: What if?, Amy Morris, Policy and Outreach Officer, BC SPCA

Birds of a Feather: What if?, Emily Klehm, CAWA, CEO, South Suburban Humane Society
The Dynamics of a High Functioning CEO-Board Chair Partnership, Mindy Wertheimer, Ph.D., Director, MSW Program, Georgia State University
Managing Culture in Multiple Campuses, Alison Kleibor, CAWA, Director of Animal Sheltering, Wisconsin Humane Society / Washington Animal Rescue League
Stephanie Shain, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Humane Society
Julie Bank, President & CEO, Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
How to Create a Compelling Case for Support that Inspires Investment, Tammy Zonker, President, Fundraising Transformed (Compelling Case Example)
Ensure your Board Make-up Reflects Your Community, Hyman Albritton, Diversity Matters, LLC, Genesis Consulting Group, LLC
The Unbreakable Rules of Marketing: 9 1/2 Ways to Get People To Love You, Cathey Armillas, Marketing Strategists, PURA Marketing
Changing Perceptions, Jayme Nielson, Facilitator, Metro Denver Animal Welfare Alliance

Changing Perceptions, Alice Nightengale, Director, Denver Animal Protection / Member, Metro Denver Animal Welfare Alliance

Changing Perceptions, Kristi Brooks, Director of Operations, Cat Adoption Team / Member, Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP)

Changing Perceptions, Deborah Wood, Manager of Animal Services, Washington County Oregon / Member, ASAP
Companion Animals and Conservation – A Community Solution, Karen Kraus, Executive Director, Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
Bob Sallinger, Conservation Director, Audubon Society of Portland
Engaging Your Employees to do Great Work, Scott Crabtree, Chief Happiness Officer, Happy Brain Science
What Was She Thinking? Using Research into Consumer Trends and Attitudes to Plan Your Next Move. Joe Keating, Associate Director, Consumer Insights, Hill’s Pet Nutrition


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