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CAAA 2016 Community Action Month Celebration Conference

Community Action Association of Alabama

A New Standard: Raising the Bar

May 16-19, 2016 in Orange Beach, AL

CAAA-May-2016
Conference Program Booklet

Pre-Conference Events

  • Strategic Planning: A Deep Dive into the Nuts and Bolts – Jarle Crocker, National Community Action Partnership
  • Fiscal Officers Roundtable
  • Board of Directors Meeting
  • Financial Excellence – Karl Eck, Wipfli

 Plenary Sessions

  • New Standard for Community Action – Denise Harlow, National Community Action Partnership
  • ROMA Next Generation – Jenae Bjelland, National Association for State Community Service Programs
  • Jeannie Chaffin, Office of Community Services

Workshops

Workshops will be presented in seven time periods – see Conference Program Booklet for a complete description of each workshop.

Tuesday, May 17

  • High Performance Organizations: Beginning with YOU – Consuela Thompson, Georgia Community Action Association
  • Fairytales & Fundraising for Boards – Kimberly Richardson, Kimberly Richardson Consulting
  • Community Action Standards of Excellence--Moving Beyond Organizational Standards (Pathways) – Denise Harlow, National Community Action Partnership
  • AWA/ Weatherization Mini Track – Priority Measures List, H&S Cost, ASHREA
  • Building Resilience: Neuropsychology of Success – Julie Jakopic, iLead Strategies
  • Navigating the Governance Life Cycle – Brian Tipton, The Private Client Law Group, P.C.
  • Housing & Opportunities Part I - Facilitator:  Michael Tubbs / Guest Panelist: Heidi Schoonover-BB&T, Mary Ellen Judah- Neighborhood Concepts, John Olsen, FDIC and Regions Bank
  • AWA/ Weatherization Mini Track – WAP Roundtable
  • Beyond Sustainability – Julie Jakopic, iLead Strategies
  • Governance Tune Up – Brian Tipton, The Private Client Law Group, P.C.
  • Housing & Opportunities Part II
  • AWA/ Weatherization Mini Track – Monitoring Review
  • Performance with Power, Passion and Purpose – Consuela Thompson, Georgia Community Action Association
  • Positive Planning for Boards – Kimberly Richardson, Kimberly Richardson Consulting
  • Raising the Bar: Best Practices in Fiscal Excellence – Keith Hundley, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC

Wednesday, May 18

  • From Service Delivery to Outcome Focus
  • Boards Impact on the Local Economy - William Holt, Agricultural Labor Program, Inc.
  • Head Start and Community Action Agency Fee for Service (Earning Income) – Keith Hundley, Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
  • ROMA Next Generation for Executive Directors – Jenae Bjelland, NASCSP
  • Effective Case Management Part I – Ben Ramsey, GLM Management Consulting Group, LLC
  • Defining Tripartite Board & Shared Governance – William Holt, Agricultural Labor Program, Inc.
  • Technology 101: Basic Tools and Techniques— Fred Harvey & Nathan Curry, Community Action Partnership of North Alabama
  • Effective Case Management Part II
  • Organizational Standards:  Met & Not Met  - Maureen Neighbors, & Rhoda Talley,  ADECA
  • Technology Techniques to Transform Your Agency – Fred Harvey & Nathan Curry, Community Action Partnership of North Alabama

Thursday, May 19

Breakfast & Best Roundtables
This popular session never disappoints as CAA’s across the state share best practices, discuss changes affecting the network and discover new strategies for moving forward.

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