Making Decisions to Advance your Mission Conference

Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership

Making Decisions to Advance Your Mission

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July 17 - 20

Westin Saint Francis Hotel, San Francisco

Take your board's decision-making to the next level. The Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership at the University of San Francisco presents Making Decisions to Advance Your Mission, a conference for Trustee Leadership in Catholic Education.

Early registration ends March 15 »

Conference Information Gain a renewed appreciation for your institution’s mission and learn to make decisions based on Catholic leadership and governance scholarship, as well as on data collected on trustee effectiveness and key performance indicators. 

Featuring presentations by:

  • Mark Kennedy Shriver, Vice-President, Save the Children
  • Michael Galligan-Stierle, President, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
  • Steve Katsouros, SJ, Associate Dean and Director, Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership, University of San Francisco
  • Christine Wiseman, President, Saint Xavier University
  • Cathy Trower, Author, Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership
  • Susan Conniff, Trustee and Consultant, New York Catholic Independent Schools, and Former Chief Financial Officer, Loyola School, New York
  • David Caretti, FSC, Retreat Ministry Director and Religious Studies Department Chair, Saint Mary's College High School, Berkeley, CA
  • Bob Shireman, Executive Director, California Competes
  • Frank Butler, Former President, FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities)
  • Chris Lowney, Author, Heroic Leadership
  • Jim Honan, Professor, Managing Financial Resources in Non-Profit Organizations, Harvard University

Planned presentations include:

  • Leadership models and trustee leadership
  • The landscape of Catholic philanthropy in 2014
  • Catholic identity and the board's role
  • Implementables for high performing boards to become even more effective

By the conclusion of the conference, you and your board will have a set agenda for your annual board retreat, first board meeting, and more.

Accommodations: Preferred pricing for conference attendees at $219 + tax per night. Early booking is advised, rooms are limited. Make reservations here or call415.397.7000 and ask for the "USF-ICEL Trustees Conference, Making Decisions to Advance Your Mission Conference" rate.

University of San Francisco
University of San Francisco

Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership
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