2016 Conference Handouts
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SAWA has gone GREEN, and no printed handouts are distributed at conferences. Be sure to download the conference handouts in advance.

2016 Management Conference Handouts

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: No Bragging and Nothing Boring: 11 Ways to Share your Impact


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Handout 2

GENERAL SESSION: Birds of a Feather Networking Session
                Overview of Abstracts
                Shelter Diversion Programming
                Mergers: Hear the Realities so you can Prepare
                Difficult to Adopt Programs
                Beach Buddies
                Marketing Ideas for Donor Segmentation
                Don’t Hold Cats – Save Them!

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK: The Power of Emotional Intelligence

DEVELOPMENT: Donor Loyalty/Donor Retention

OPERATIONS TRACK: Transport Best Practice

Exhibit B Transport Census Spreadsheet
Exhibit C Funding Transport Cost Estimation

MARKETING/EDUCATION: Crisis Mismanagement

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK: One Size Does Not Fit All: Utilizing the Predictive Index to Help Identify What Motivates your Employees


OPERATIONS TRACK: Pharmaceuticals as a Tool in Behavior Modification in Animal Sheltering – Part 1 

MARKETING/EDUCATION: Creating Your Own Measure of Success (no handout)

GENERAL SESSION: What Happened to that Puppy in the Window Feeling?


DEVELOPMENT TRACK: Keep your Community Excited to Give: Creating Your Donor Communications Plan (no handout)

OPERATIONS TRACK: Pharmaceuticals as a Tool in Behavior Modification in Animal Sheltering – Part 2

ADMINISTRATION/FINANCE TRACK:Hiring in the Fast Lane: Interviewing for Results (no handout)

DEVELOPMENT/MARKETING TRACK: Expect the Unexpected: Keeping Your Communications on Track Even When It Feels Like You Are Going Off the Rails (no handout)

OPERATIONS TRACK: Changing Needs of Handling Large-Scale Cruelty Cases

SAWA 2016  Annual Conference Handouts

How to Discuss Controversial / Difficult Subjects, Aspen Baker, Executive Director, Exhale (no handouts)
The Science of Being Happy & Productive at Work, Scott Crabtree, Chief Happiness Officer, Happy Brain Science
Business Modeling, Terri Theisen, Founder & Principal Consultant, Theisen Consulting, LLC
Birds of a Feather: What if?, Jennifer Brehler, Chief Operating Officer, San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

Birds of a Feather: What if?, Amy Morris, Policy and Outreach Officer, BC SPCA

Birds of a Feather: What if?, Emily Klehm, CAWA, CEO, South Suburban Humane Society
The Dynamics of a High Functioning CEO-Board Chair Partnership, Mindy Wertheimer, Ph.D., Director, MSW Program, Georgia State University
Managing Culture in Multiple Campuses, Alison Kleibor, CAWA, Director of Animal Sheltering, Wisconsin Humane Society / Washington Animal Rescue League
Stephanie Shain, Chief Operating Officer, Washington Humane Society
Julie Bank, President & CEO, Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
How to Create a Compelling Case for Support that Inspires Investment, Tammy Zonker, President, Fundraising Transformed (Compelling Case Example)
Ensure your Board Make-up Reflects Your Community, Hyman Albritton, Diversity Matters, LLC, Genesis Consulting Group, LLC
The Unbreakable Rules of Marketing: 9 1/2 Ways to Get People To Love You, Cathey Armillas, Marketing Strategists, PURA Marketing
Changing Perceptions, Jayme Nielson, Facilitator, Metro Denver Animal Welfare Alliance

Changing Perceptions, Alice Nightengale, Director, Denver Animal Protection / Member, Metro Denver Animal Welfare Alliance

Changing Perceptions, Kristi Brooks, Director of Operations, Cat Adoption Team / Member, Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP)

Changing Perceptions, Deborah Wood, Manager of Animal Services, Washington County Oregon / Member, ASAP
Companion Animals and Conservation – A Community Solution, Karen Kraus, Executive Director, Feral Cat Coalition of Oregon
Bob Sallinger, Conservation Director, Audubon Society of Portland
Engaging Your Employees to do Great Work, Scott Crabtree, Chief Happiness Officer, Happy Brain Science
What Was She Thinking? Using Research into Consumer Trends and Attitudes to Plan Your Next Move. Joe Keating, Associate Director, Consumer Insights, Hill’s Pet Nutrition


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