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Take the guesswork out of leading your organization.

We bring together highly-skilled instructors and other nonprofit decision makers within the community to provide you with actionable information about financial and board leadership you can take back to your organization and implement right away. Sessions will be offered in the fall and spring.

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Changing Landscape of Human Resources

September 13, 2024
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., In-Person, The Automobile Gallery, Green Bay
Instructor: Thomas Schultz
Cost: $79

Is your human resource function adapted to today’s needs? Bring your leadership team or board member to join veteran human resources professional Thomas Schultz of CLA to discuss “hot topics” in today’s nonprofit work environment. Topics will include approaches to retention, coaching the next generation workforce, and developing employees to grow and advance. The session will get you rethinking the performance appraisal and cover ideas for non-salary benefits that may be offered.  


instructor Thomas Schultz
Thomas Schultz
Thomas has more than 30 years of experience as a human resources professional. He brings a broad blend of skills in areas such as leadership coaching, employee relations, benefits, training and development, change leadership and employment law. 

His experience includes building human resource systems and structures that match the changing needs of organizations. He is adept at leading organizational talent and development strategies that tie to tangible business needs. With an accreditation as a certified behavioral consultant, Thomas uses the DISC and RightPath personality profile instruments to better understand employees' behaviors and motivations to create stronger teams.

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Spark Your Mission: Build a Governance Action Plan for Your Board

October 25, 2024
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., In-Person, The Automobile Gallery, Green Bay
Instructor: Mary Stelletello, Vista Global Coaching & Consulting
Cost: $169

Join us for an immersive one-day workshop where we examine governance models, emphasizing the seven traits of high-impact boards. Gain valuable insights as we explore key responsibilities, diversity of board leadership, guiding principles and effective frameworks. Collaborate with peers, exchanging tips and tools for effective governance. Cap off the day by drafting a customized Governance Action Plan tailored to your organization's needs.


instructorMary Stelletello
Mary Stelletello
Over the last 30 years, Mary Stelletello has worked in the nonprofit, philanthropic, and corporate sectors. She led five different nonprofit organizations focused on children and youth development, domestically and internationally. 

Mary founded Vista Global Coaching & Consulting, a B-corp, in 2010 to partner with organizations and individuals to make meaningful change in the world. Mary has worked with more than 200 organizations and individuals in 30 countries, fostering organizational transformation. Mary completed an International Fellowship in Community Development sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and co-authored the case study, "Success Factors for a Nonprofit Merger and the eBook, Proactively Plan for the Inevitable: A Guide to Leadership Transition and Succession."

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Lead & Serve to Ignite Real Change

Level up your potential in the realm of public and nonprofit service.

Lead & Serve 
to Ignite Real Change

Level up your potential in the realm of public and nonprofit service with a Master of Public Administration degree, our newest graduate degree program, providing the skills essential to managers in public and nonprofit organizations.

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Networking Opportunities

Join us for nonprofit leader conversations on the second and fourth Thursdays from 9-10 a.m. We discuss timely topics with peers and experts with a moderator who gently keeps the discussion moving. Registration is limited to 25.

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Have Questions?

If you need additional guidance, please contact Kayle Petitjean, Office of Professional Continuing Education, at or 920-465-2642.

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