33 participate in Non-Profit Leadership Institute at FMU
FLORENCE, S.C. – Thirty-three South Carolina residents are participating in the seventh class of the Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marion University. The 33 participants are from 13 different cities and represent 33 different non-profit organizations.
Funded initially with multi-year grants from the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation, the institute now receives major support from FMU, along with a grant from the PSARAS Foundation.
The opening session of the seven-month training program is Friday, Sept. 12. Additional sessions are scheduled for Oct. 16-17, Nov. 20-21, Jan. 8-9, Feb. 20, March 6, March 20 and April 23-24.
Topics include leadership; program development and delivery; human resource development; engaging board members and volunteers; effective financial resource development and management; programmatic and organizational issues related to data collection and reporting; visibility, including managing external relations; and case studies.
Fred Sheheen, former commissioner and executive director of the S.C. Commission on Higher Education, is director of the FMU institute. A native of Camden, he is a graduate of the Kershaw County public schools, Duke University, and the Institute for Education Management at Harvard University. He began his professional career as a journalist and publisher and has served in a variety of positions in state government. He is currently a senior fellow at the Institute for Public Service and Policy Research at the University of South Carolina.
For more information about the Non-Profit Leadership Institute, contact Julian Young, Non-Profit Leadership Institute liaison at 843-661-1199.
Participants in the Non-Profit Leadership Institute at Francis Marion University
Anderson:Laurie Ashley, Anderson County Meals on Wheels; Carol D. Loyd, United Way of Anderson County; Quenton Tompkins, Partners for a Healthy Community
Charleston: Sharon Clemmons Dean, Parents Anonymous of South Carolina, Inc.; Kathleen Masanotti, Charleston Area Community Development Corp.; Lenore McKenna, Charleston Area Community Development Corp.; Laura Stefanelli, Respite Care Ministries at St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Columbia: Rachel E. Cambre, S.C. Trooper’s Association; Nan Binnarr Carter, Palmetto Health Foundation; Felicia Sullivan Easterlin, Cardinal Newman School; Kathy Hill, United Way of the Midlands; Marga McKee, Interfaith Community Services of S.C.; Theresa J. Wallace, The Humanities Council
Darlington: Patricia Shepard, Caring Hearts of the Pee Dee
Florence: G. Kathy Andrews, Francis Marion University;Michelle Bailey, Health Facilities Federal Credit Union;Veyounder R. Brown, Lighthouse Ministries; Aubrey B. Carroll, Friends of the Florence County Library;Joyce G. Ford,The Naomi Project, Inc.; Cecily Lilly, Junior League of Florence;Margaret Love, Florence Habitat for Humanity;Mulamba Lunda, Hope Health;Anita L. Throwe, The Care House
Fort Mill: JoAnna DiPastena, WARP Robotics
Georgetown: Jesse M. Walker, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments
Kingstree: Clara Faye Dozier, Williamsburg County Disabilities & Special Needs Board
Marion:Charles M. Wiegert, The Historic Marion Revitalization Association
Myrtle Beach: Amy Gary, Autism Advocate Foundation; Kathy Heustess, The Coastal Samaritan Counseling Center Inc.; Laura Suprano, Habitat for Humanity of Horry County
North Charleston:Patricia E. Buckley, Non-Profit Trainer/Consultant
Ridgeland: Letisha N. Scotland, The ACCESS Network, Greater Faith International Ministries
Seneca: Alena Pelfrey, Collins Children’s Home & Family Ministry