Keynotes & Workshops

Sue facilitates keynote and workshop sessions for a variety of audiences including nonprofit executives and practitioners, board members, volunteer directors, and state service commissioners and staff. She customizes the content and facilitation style to fit the audience, session goals, and platform.

Sample of Keynote and Workshop Session Topics

  • Purpose-Driven Volunteer Impact
  • Valuing Volunteer Contributions: Beyond Volunteer Numbers
  • From Bureaucracy to Community: Integrating Community Principles into Volunteer Engagement
  • Pushing Back on Privilege in Volunteerism

Past speaking appearances include: Points of Light conferences, Minnesota Alliance for Volunteer Advancement (MAVA) conferences, Texas Volunteer Management Conference speaker series, Association for Leaders in Volunteer Engagement (AL!VE), America’s Service Commission, Facebook, Volunteer Management Hybrid Conference, Iowa Nonprofit Summit, and the University of San Diego’s Governance Symposium.


“Thank you so much! This has given me new insight and different ways to explain things. Greatly appreciated.”

Session Participant