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Monday, October 10 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
The Pivotal Connection Between Governance and Advancement

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This session will provide a series of best practices to Executive Directors, CEO's, Development Directors, and Board members relative to the key connection between good governance and effective philanthropy.

1. To educate the participants as to the do's and dont's.
2. To deal with real life challenges existing between executive/staff and board members.
3. To outline a survey that will help the institution to better understand the attitudes of board  
    members towards philanthropy.

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Anne Thomson Delaney

Director of Development, IBVM Loretto Sisters
This is my ninth year with the IBVM Loretto Sisters With recent changes in our locations, we are looking for better ways to stay connected with our alumni, donors, and friends. These are different times for sure. Our aging populations remind us of how best to communicate while... Read More →

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George C. Ruotolo, Jr., CFRE

Chairman and CEO, Ruotolo Associates, Inc.
George Ruotolo is currently serving as Chair of the Ramapo College of New Jersey Board of Trustees. Also, he was a founding member of the Ridgewood Educational Foundation, Ridgewood, NJ.  In addition, he worked with the President of Niagara University on a major capital campaign... Read More →
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Richard Heist, CFRE

Executive Director, Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity
 Richard L. (Rick) Heist, CFRE, is the Executive Director of Our Lady of Victory Homes of Charity in Lackawanna, NY.  He holds a B.A. from St. John Vianney Seminary, an M.S. from Canisius College, and a Certificate in Supervision from the University of North Carolina.  He has held... Read More →
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Melpomeni N. Murdakes

Senior Consultant, Ruotolo Associates, Inc.
Melpomeni N. Murdakes began her career in institutional advancement as an undergraduate student at Northwestern University. In 1988, her professional career began there as well. As Director of Student Relations, she was responsible for fund raising and programming emphasizing the... Read More →
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Theresa Shubeck

Executive Vice President, Ruotolo Associates, Inc.
Theresa Shubeck has 34 years of professional philanthropic experience and is currently Executive Vice President of Ruotolo Associates Inc. (RA), overseeing firm-wide client services.  Theresa has been a member of the RA team for 20 years and has counseled non-profits of all types... Read More →

Monday October 10, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm EDT
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