Dana Cory Litwin, CVA
Dana is a Public speaking and management professional with a background in environmental conservation. She has 14 years’ experience building volunteer and community engagement programs. Dana is experienced in Board and advisory committee development, as well as relevant training, developing educational materials, and multi-media presentations. She is the Board member (Pacific Region) of the Association of Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE). Member of National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government (NAVPLG). She is a Certified in Volunteer Administration (Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration – www.cvacert.org). A featured keynote speaker 2016 National Conference on Volunteering and Service (Points of Light); Volunteer Engagement and Capacity Building Tracks Opening. Dan is also a successful film, television, radio, theater, and event producer.
Heidi Jakop, CVA
Session: Leading from Behind
Heidi Jakop, CVA is the Director, Volunteer Engagement for Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association. Heidi is the President of the Administrators of Volunteer Resources of BC. Heidi was most recently an instructor at Langara College for the Volunteer Coordinator Certificate Program and facilitates workshops and webinars for universities, municipality, volunteer centres, and professional associations.
Angela Williamson, CVA
Session: Taking Charge of Your Day
Angela Williamson, CVA, has been the volunteer manager at Hagley Museum & Library in Delaware for 11 years. She has been the president of the Delaware Association of Volunteer Administrators (DAVA) 4 years and supporting in other roles in other years. She worked in education at a public garden prior to Hagley. She loves pursuing and promoting volunteering as an important role in society. Angela comes from the US Midwest of friendly people.
Beth Steinhorn, CVA
Session: Uplifting your Profession
Beth Steinhorn is the President of VQ Volunteer Strategies and partners with organizations and their leadership to increase their impact through strategic and innovative engagement. The author of multiple books and articles on strategic volunteer engagement, she is a popular speaker and trainer, known for her interactive and inspiring presentations.Shaminda Perera, MEd.AE
Shaminda is involved with the not-for-profit sector since 2011 and is passionate about helping people learn and grow. With over 15 years of experience in all aspects of adult learning, he is a Learning and Development Strategist. He is currently the Manager of Learning & Resource Development for Volunteer MBC, heading three major portfolios; the Volunteer MBC Learning Centre, the Volunteer Referral Service, and technology integration. To the not-for-profit sector, Shaminda introduced the “Service Excellence Blueprint (SEB)” as a learning and audit tool to help not-for-profit organizations build a culture of inclusion, care, and service excellence within the organization. Shaminda is the designer, developer, and administrator of the Volunteer MBC Learning Management System, www.vetch.ca
. Learn more about Shaminda at www.linkedin.com/in/ShamindaPerera