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2016 Chapter Luncheons


2016 Topic Presenter Sponsor 

Jan 19

Bright Spots - Results of The Haas Foundation Report

Kim Klein
Klein & Roth Consulting 

Sponsored by: Jump Cutters Video

Feb 16

The Millennial Mystery: How to Engage Millennials in Meaningful Philanthropy

Felicity Meu
Director, Next Generation Giving - Stanford University

Sponsored by: AMP Printing

Mar 15

The Minute Message Model

Jennie Winton
Founding Partner, Mission Minded

Sponsored by: Leadership Search Partners

Apr 19 Fundraisers and CEOs: Friends or Foes? 
Panel Discussion
Jim Bower, Moderator
Kathy Forward, ED, NAMI Santa Clara County
Diana Newman, CEO, Family & Children's Services
Chris Wilder, CEO, Valley Medical Center
Sponsored by: Lohbeck Capital Management Group
May 17 Social Media - How to Brand your Organization in an Era Where the Donor is in Control Rodrigo Espinosa, SVP, Strategy & Marketing, TBA Global Sponsored by: Sumbon
Jun 21
Luncheon + Workshop 
The Art of the Ask: Major Gifts Fundraising Kathleen Bennett
Founder, The Art of the Ask
Sponsored by: Winchester Mystery House
Aug 16 Ethical Dilemmas of Nonprofits – Corporate Social Responsibility

Moderator: Ervie Smith, Nonprofit Specialty Banking, Heritage Bank

Carl Guardino, President and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
Patty Nation, Director of Global Corporate and Community Engagement, Xilinx
Randy Pond, Cisco Foundation Board and Former Sr. VP of Operations, Cisco

Sponsored by: Heritage Bank of Commerce and SCU's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Location: Santa Clara University

Sep 20

Corporate Philanthropy: You Call It Self Serving, They Call It Shared Value

Moderator- Khanh Russo- City of San Jose- Office of Mayor Sam Liccardo

Dawn Bussey, Kaiser Permanente- South Bay Public Affairs Director

Heather Hooper, Sharks Foundation Manager

Jeff Rangel, Brocade Communications- Senior Director of Corporate Affairs

Sponsored by: Cinnabar Golf Club
Oct 18 Win a Diverse Donor Pool- How to Engage Culturally Diverse Donors to Support Your Local District Cause

Moderator- Mari Ellen Loijens-Chief Business Development Brand Officer- Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Panel- Dr. Steven Meneses- Chief Advancement Officer- Evergreen Community College District Foundation

Chris Wilder- CEO, Valley Medical Center Foundation

Sponsored by: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Dec 13
Luncheon + Workshop

Luncheon: Your 2017 New Year's Resolution: Raise More Money!

Workshop add-on (optional):Top Ten Fundraising Tips, as Featured in Nonprofit Management 101

Darian Rodriquez Heyman Sponsored by: Data Marketing, Inc.



































Jan 19