Project LEAD

Project LEAD

In Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County, too many people are left out of our public conversations. United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is changing this with Project LEADLeadership Effectiveness And Diversity.

This in-depth seven-week training program prepares community members for leadership roles on nonprofit boards and committees, with an emphasis on recruiting participants from underrepresented board populations (women, racially and ethnically diverse, young professionals).

  • Learn the basic responsibilities of nonprofit boards
  • Understand what is expected of individual board members
  • Broaden your professional networks
  • Influence decisions impacting our community

Participants will have an opportunity to be connected to agencies with a mission that corresponds to the participant’s personal interests. The program’s goal is to introduce each participant to a nonprofit board within six months of program completion.


 

Spring 2021 Participants

Jennifer

Adams

Froedtert Health

Vanessa

Armstrong

City of Milwaukee

Parice

Beckley

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee

Michael

Bednarz

PwC

Tammie

Brings

Molson Coors Beverage Company

Jackie

Carter

City of Milwaukee - Port Milwaukee

Ah Ong

Cha

Advocate Aurora Health

James

Epperson

Legacy Platform

Karen

Gamroth

Marcus Theatres Corporation

James

Kemmerling

RSM US LLP

Scott

Mickelson

 

Dayna

Miller

First Citizens Bank

Tamika

Money

Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Ellisha

Onopa

Aerotek

Efrem

Powell

Northwestern Mutual

Sydney

Radandt

Outagamie County

Stacey

Russell

Regal Beloit

Tammy

Sacharski

Clarios, LLC

Luke

Swerdlow

PwC

Nieves

Valdez

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers

Regina

White

Northwestern Mutual

Lisa

Whiteman

Willis Towers Watson

Tammie

Wiley

Northwestern Mutual

Lynn

Wolfgram

Northwestern Mutual

 

 

 

 

Project LEAD's Spring 2021 session application is now closed.

 

COVID-19 Update: All sessions will be hosted virtually.  If business resumes as normal prior to or during the course of the program, sessions will be moved to the Johnson Controls Volunteer Center of United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County, 200 W. Pleasant Street, Milwaukee, WI, 53212.

Spring 2021 Project LEAD Timeline

Orientation: Wednesday, April 14, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Introductions & Photo Session

Session 1: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Board Basics & Board Structure

Session 2: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Advocacy & Learning from Experience

Session 3: Wednesday, May 5, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • A Board’s Role in Resource Development

Session 4: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Governance & Transparency

Session 5: Wednesday, May 19, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Financial Management

Session 6: Wednesday, May 26, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Making the Connection

Session 7: Wednesday, June 2, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Learnings in Action

Graduation: Wednesday, June 16, 2021 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Virtual celebration & Ceremony

Get on Board: TBD • Nonprofit board resource/recruitment fair

Volunteer: TBD

Questions?

For more information, contact Samantha Mitchell at 414.263.8202 or via email.

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