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Virtual Deep Dive: Board Engagement: We’re In This Together
Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
Category: Deep Dives

Virtual Deep Dive: Board Engagement: We’re In This Together

Program Overview
Fundraising is not just the Development Director’s responsibility. In this deep dive, Maggie and Carol invite you to share in exploring the board’s fundraising role with the following in mind:

  • Reducing the stressful outlook around fundraising
  • Getting the right people on board
  • Giving them what they need to work with
  • Making the donor connection
  • Celebrating fundraising successes


Carol Love
Nonprofit Leadership Consultant

Carol Love is a veteran of 50 years in nonprofit management, 21 of them as a CEO.  She has served diverse organizations including the YWCA, Planned Parenthood, the American Red Cross and Jewish Community Center.  Thanks to involvement with numerous boards and serving as chair of three, she offers both professional and volunteer perspectives.  Currently, she is a nonprofit leadership consultant specializing in board development and strategic planning.  She  is a community fellow at the Center for Community Engagement at St. John Fisher College.


Maggie Symington
Community Volunteer
Geva Theatre Center

Maggie Symington, Geva Theater Board Chair, moved to Rochester in 2011.  During her career, she held various positions in investment management and consulting at MetLife and Price Waterhouse. She retired from corporate life in 1999 and became a community volunteer, first in London, and then in Morristown, NJ. She holds a BA in Economics and German from Middlebury College, and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University. She has served on several local non-profit boards in addition to Geva Theater: Allyn's Creek Garden Club, Concentus Women’s Chorus, Corn Hill Navigation, Garth Fagan Dance, and Rochester City Ballet.  In 2014, she founded a women’s a cappella group, Rocappella, which performs at area nursing homes and non-profits. 


Eligible for 1 CFRE Credit

Registration Fee

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