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SCHEDULE

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM ET

LEGACY MOMENT, ONCE IN A GENERATION—OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGE

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership
• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM ET

BREAK

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM ET

ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY IN THIS MOMENT

Presenters:

• Mee Moua, JD, Principal, InterDependent Group

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM ET

SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

BUILDING A LEADERSHIP TEAM THAT INNOVATES AND CREATES

Presenters:

• Louis Piszker, Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Detroit, Michigan)

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM ET

NASCSP: YOUR STATE CSBG OFFICE—THEIR ROLE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL CAAS 

Presenters:

• Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, National Association of State Community Services Programs (NASCSP)
• Beverly Buchannan, CCAP, NCRT, CSBG Program Manager, County Operations/Office of Community Services, Arkansas Department of Human Services

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM ET

SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION PURPOSE AND MOVEMENT

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership
• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ET

ADJOURN

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM ET

WELCOME

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM ET

THE ROLE OF NCAF

Presenters:

• David Bradley, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Foundation (NCAF)

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM ET

BREAK

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET

WORKING WITH YOUR BOARD

Presenters:

• Allison Ma’luf —Executive Director and General Counsel, CAPLAW

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE PANEL

Presenters:

• Jerome Underwood, President and CEO, Action for a Better Community, Inc, (Rochester, New York)
• MariaElena De La Garza, Executive Director, Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc. (Watsonville, California)
• Tawny Stottlemire, CCAP, Executive Director, Community Action, Inc. (Topeka, Kansas)
• Liz Kuoppala, CCAP, Executive Director, MAHUBE-OTWA Community Action Partnership, Inc. (Detroit Lakes)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM ET

BREAK

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM ET

WHAT NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Presenters:

• Denes Tobie, CPA, Partner, Wipfli LLP

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ET

ADJOURN

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION IN 2030

Presenters:

• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM ET

WRAP-UP AND NEXT STEPS

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM ET

BEING A CHANGE AGENT IN THIS LEGACY MOMENT 

Presenters:

• Dr. Raquel Hatter, MSW, EdD, Managing Director, Human Services, The Kresge Foundation

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM ET

ADJOURN

SCHEDULE

MONDAY, OCTOBER 25

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM ET

LEGACY MOMENT, ONCE IN A GENERATION—OPPORTUNITY AND CHALLENGE

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership
• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM ET

BREAK

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM ET

ADVANCING RACIAL EQUITY IN THIS MOMENT

Presenters:

• Mee Moua, JD, Principal, InterDependent Group

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM ET

SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

BUILDING A LEADERSHIP TEAM THAT INNOVATES AND CREATES

Presenters:

• Louis Piszker, Chief Executive Officer, Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency (Detroit, Michigan)

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM ET

NASCSP: YOUR STATE CSBG OFFICE—THEIR ROLE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH LOCAL CAAS 

Presenters:

• Jenae Bjelland, Executive Director, National Association of State Community Services Programs (NASCSP)
• Beverly Buchannan, CCAP, NCRT, CSBG Program Manager, County Operations/Office of Community Services, Arkansas Department of Human Services

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM ET

SMALL GROUP DISCUSSIONS

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION PURPOSE AND MOVEMENT

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership
• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ET

ADJOURN

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM ET

WELCOME

Presenters:

• Denise Harlow, CCAP, NCRT, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Partnership

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM ET

THE ROLE OF NCAF

Presenters:

• David Bradley, Chief Executive Officer, National Community Action Foundation (NCAF)

12:15 PM - 12:30 PM ET

BREAK

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM ET

WORKING WITH YOUR BOARD

Presenters:

• Allison Ma’luf —Executive Director and General Counsel, CAPLAW

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR/CHIEF EXECUTIVE PANEL

Presenters:

• Jerome Underwood, President and CEO, Action for a Better Community, Inc, (Rochester, New York)
• MariaElena De La Garza, Executive Director, Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County, Inc. (Watsonville, California)
• Tawny Stottlemire, CCAP, Executive Director, Community Action, Inc. (Topeka, Kansas)
• Liz Kuoppala, CCAP, Executive Director, MAHUBE-OTWA Community Action Partnership, Inc. (Detroit Lakes)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM ET

BREAK

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM ET

WHAT NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Presenters:

• Denes Tobie, CPA, Partner, Wipfli LLP

4:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET

LEADERSHIP DISCUSSION

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ET

ADJOURN

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM ET

COMMUNITY ACTION IN 2030

Presenters:

• Jeannie Chaffin, CCAP, Principal, Jeannie Chaffin, LLC, and Special Collaborator to the National Community Action Partnership

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM ET

WRAP-UP AND NEXT STEPS

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM ET

BEING A CHANGE AGENT IN THIS LEGACY MOMENT 

Presenters:

• Dr. Raquel Hatter, MSW, EdD, Managing Director, Human Services, The Kresge Foundation

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM ET

ADJOURN