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April 2020
Executive Director's Message - Jenny Berg
We are in a “Virtual Reality” that we’ve never been in before. We are all learning new ways to navigate what is now our reality of delivering our services as best as we can, virtually, with social distancing, or in other creative ways, so that we lessen the risk of spreading the coronavirus to our staff, clients, and volunteers. These are dark, challenging days, but there are points of light we see. Our nonprofit members have stepped up in a big way to:

COVID-19 has certainly brought much disruption into our entire world, but these organizations, as well as many others are resilient and inspiring. Be sure to continue to check our  COVID-19 resource page , or our emails, for updated links that could help your organization. 

We wish you all good health, in 2020. Leadership Council is here FOR you, please let us know how we can help you. 

In gratitude for all that you do,

Leadership Council Board Members - Welcome and Thank You’s
Leadership Council is fortunate to have such a strong board of nonprofit leaders. We want to thank our board members who have now termed off of the board: 

Roni Luckenbill , CEO, Girl Scouts of Western OH, who has served as President of Leadership Council for 2 terms
Paula Kollstedt, ED, Alzheimers Association, who served for 2 full terms
Ross Meyer , Former Interim CEO, United Way of Greater Cincinnati
Russell Winters , CEO, Tender Mercies, Inc., who served for 2 full terms

And we welcome our newest board members who begin their board service this month:
Click Here to view the 2020 board slate
Danielle Amrine, CEO, Welcome House of
Northern Kentucky
Jeff Corney, ED,
Cincinnati Nature Center
Vanessa Freytag, CEO,
4C for Children
Megan Fischer, CEO & Founder,
Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank
Annie Timmons, ED,
Friar’s Club
Events Calendar
May 11 - likely moving this to virtual
3-Part Nonprofit Legal Bootcamp: Strategies for Compliance
A strong foundation is critical to the success of your 501(c)(3) organization. Join Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio for this seminar as we provide you with real-world guidance to common governance issues for nonprofits. Each participant will receive a checklist to self-audit their organization’s practices during the presentation. This is a “can’t miss” seminar for nonprofit leaders and board members.
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Sep 9
19th Annual Nonprofit Leadership Summit
The dynamic of donor relationships are experiencing a revolution unlike any seen before. Donor Relations is at the center of fundraising relationships. Lynne Wester will walk you through the four pillars of donor relations, outlining what you could have, should have and MUST have in each area to ensure your program is superior and effective.
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The Leadership Challenge®
The Leadership Challenge® is an intense and interactive three-day program held at Camp Joy that helps you tap into your personal leadership skills through a variety of activities. And each of you needs to serve as leaders as you work toward your shared vision.
Crisis Communications During the Coronavirus Outbreak 
Check out this recorded webinar by Ashire Communications, watch it anytime at your convenience!

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AFP's National Philanthropy Day Nominations
Nominations are open for AFP’s National Philanthropy Day 2020! Submit your nomination today for: Philanthropist of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy (age range expanded up to 24!), Outstanding Organization or Foundation, and a new award, Lifetime Achievement in Fundraising. With this new category, AFP is excited to recognize an outstanding fundraising executive who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and commitment to the fundraising profession and philanthropic community. Click Here to Nominate today
Job Opportunities
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Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Leader Level Sponsors:
Collaborator Level Sponsors:
Leadership Council - 2020 Board of Directors
President  - Jeff O'Neil
President Elect  - Jennifer Goodin
Treasurer  - Bob Wilson
Secretary  - Bill Tucker

Executive Director - Jenny Berg
Deborah Allsop
Danielle Amrine
Debbie Brooks
Jeff Corney
Mary Delaney
Megan Fischer
Vanessa Freytag
Jim Hudson
Mark Lawson
Jorge Perez
Adrienne Russ
Kristin Smith Shrimplin
Annie Timmons