Entrepreneurial Spirit – Balancing Risk and Reward (2012)

44th Annual Conference , San Francisco

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How Strong Boards Govern

Jan Masaoka, ceo, California Association of Nonprofits

It's Great to be Small

Jim Black, executive director, San Luis Obispo Symphony
Alayne Gyetvai, president, Nova Vista Symphony; Symphony Parnassus
Martha Stoddard, artistic director, Oakland Civic Orchestra
MODERATOR: Ian Harwood, founder & executive director emeritus, Bay Area Rainbow Symphony

Keep Your Financial Balance!

Steven Bronfenbrenner, principal, B Squared Consulting
INTRODUCTION: Sean Sutton, executive v.p. & c.o.o, Pacific Symphony

Let’s Take it from the Top: Board Development and Orientation

Michael Costa, executive director, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Dave Tompkins, executive director, Modesto Symphony

New Thinking about Strategic Planning

Gail Anderson, president, Gail Anderson & Associates
INTRODUCTION: Dwyne Willis, past president, Festival Mozaic

Powerful Websites that Engage Audiences

Patty Gessner, marketing consultant
Ginny Laughlin, principal, Athena Design
Michael Slater, ceo, Webvanta

What's in YOUR Contract?

Ken Auletta, director of human resources, San Francisco Symphony
INTRODUCTION: Jim Drummy, shareholder, Poindexter & Doutré, Inc.