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LTA Midwest Program--Conference Call

The Land Trust Alliance, Heart of the Lakes and Gathering Waters Invite You to

Ask an Expert

Pulling the Oars Together: Aligning Staff & Board Members in Strategic Planning

A One-Hour Conference Call

Friday, May 15, 2015 | 12:00pm Eastern | 11:00am Central


Space is limited, so please register today!

To register for this conference call, please email us your organization name, participant names and email addresses. We will send you call-in information.

Registration closes on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.


Great training from the comfort of your own phone

The Land Trust Alliance, Heart of the Lakes Center for Land Conservation Policy and Gathering Waters: Wisconsin's Alliance for Land Trusts are pleased to continue our series of Ask an Expert calls that are easy to fit into your busy day. These calls are offered free of charge thanks to generous underwriting by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, the Carls Foundation and the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust.


Discussion Leader: Megan Olds

Navigating through the strategic planning process can feel like going up a creek without a paddle, but it doesn't have to. Get your land trust staff and board rowing in sync to make the most of your time and capacity. You can even have fun on your journey as you chart your direction and implement plans together.

Discover tactics and tools you can put into place as soon as your next board meeting, including:

  • Identifying common barriers and challenges to alignment in strategic planning
  • Using low cost ways to help your board and staff communicate and connect 
  • Encouraging discussions about setting priorities and solving problems
  • Agreeing on shared measurements of success

Our discussion leader, Megan Olds, is the president and principal of Parallel Solutions LLC. She provides strategic and business planning, partnership coordination, fundraising consulting, project management, and community planning and engagement services for clients in the Great Lakes region. Her professional experience and passions include land conservation and community growth and development.

We look forward to talking with you.

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