September 22-24 at the Red Lion Colonial Hotel-Helena
The 2008 Annual MNA Conference explored the opportunities and challenges in generation changes within nonprofits in Montana.
At the 2008 MNA Conference Attendees discussed generational concerns within nonprofits including the changing needs of staff, volunteers, boards, donors, technology, fundraising and management.
Workshops: more than 20 different workshops were available for attendees to attend
• Attorney General Candidate forum
• Gubernatorial Candidate forum
• Networking opportunities
• Book and Exhibitor Fair
• Consultants Fair: one on one sessions with experts.
The keynote address at the 2008 MNA conference was given by Jan Masaoka, director and editor-in-chief of Blue Avacado. Masaoka is an 8 time designee of one of the nonprofit nation's "Fifty MostInfluential People," and in 2003 she was named "Nonprofit Executive of the Year" by Nonprofit Times. In 2005 she was named "California Community Leader of the Year" by Leadership California. She authored The Best of the Board Café and is a frequent speaker and contributor to nonprofit journals.
Michael Edwards, Author – "Just Another Emperor? The Myths & Realities of Philanthrocapitalism"
Linda Reed, President/CEO – The Montana Community Foundation
Teresa Olcott Cohea, D.A. Davidson
Nonprofit Fiscal Health
Kelby Donnelly, CPA, Junkermier, Clark, Campanella, Stevens, P.C.
The IRS and You
Kirsten Gagnaire, Social Enterprise Group
Earned Income - Social Enterprise
Judy Held, Benefis Healthcare Foundation
Marketing to Generations
Dru Jackman, Solutions by Dru
Shawn C. Michael, NPower Oregon
Digital Storytelling~Product Evaluation Task List~Social Marketing~Software Implementation Budget~Software Inventory Worksheet~Standard IT Policies~Technology Use and Security Policies
Peggy Owens, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska
Engaging the Nonprofit Board: Let Them Lead
Suzanne M. Severin, CPA Anderson ZurMuehlen & Co.
The New IRS Form 990