This year’s Board Voice Conference and AGM promises to be a fabulous event with great speakers and important conversations planned. Politicians Michelle Mungall, NDP Critic for MSD and Andrew Weaver, MLA from the Green Party will be speaking.
Alberta Executive Director of Strategic Policy Initiatives for Alberta Human Services, Leann Wagner, will discuss how the province went about developing Alberta’s Social Policy framework. Leann led this work in Alberta.
In A Keynote presentation, Faye Wightman, Past President and CEO for the Vancouver Foundation, will reflect on her years as the head of Canada’s largest community foundation and on the state of philanthropy in Canada and B.C. and pose directions for the future.
The key training event at the conference will be facilitated by Hildy Gottlieb, co-founder and Chief Boundary Pusher at Creating the Future. During this high energy, interactive session, Hildy will lead us to examine the power of governors to use conversation as a tool for creating healthy, vibrant and humane communities. Learn how to talk with confidence and enthusiasm about your organization’s work, and how those simple conversations can build stronger communities. Check her out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_yuwypm2Qc
There will also be great opportunities for the conference goers to meet with counterparts from across the province and discuss important sector issues and help set the direction for the organization.