Judy Freiwirth, Psy.D. Principal

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Nonprofit Solutions Associates and its Principal Dr. Judy Freiwirth are nationally known for expertise in new approaches to nonprofit governance.

November 9, 2017 – “Focus on Board Innovation: Transforming Governance through Shared Leadership”
“Focus on Board Innovation: Transforming Governance through Shared Leadership”
Keynote Speaker, Annual Conference
Maine Association of Nonprofits
Portland, Maine
www.nonprofitmaine.org

For more information about these and future speaking engagements, contact info@NonprofitSA.com.

Recent Speaking Engagements

April 29, 2016 -- "Deconstructing Best Practice: From Myth and Anecdote to Research-based Practice"
"Deconstructing Best Practice: From Myth and Anecdote to Research-based Practice"
Nonprofit Consulting Network
Boston MA

April 20-22, 2016 -- "Board Chairs Matter!"
"Board Charis Matter:  A National Study of Board Chair Perspectives"
National Nonprofit Leadership Conference
McLean, Virginia
https://www.nonprofitadvancement.org/NPLeadership16/

November 8-10, 2015 - "Board Chairs Matter"
BoardSource Leadership Forum 2016: Leading Together for the Public Good
New Orleans, LA
http://www.boardsourceleadershipforum.org/

November 19-21, 2015: ARNOVA Annual Conference; The Dynamic Landscape of Nonprofit Organization & Voluntary Action

  • “Community Engagement Governance™”
  • “Perspectives of Nonprofit Board Chairs: How they Prepare for and Perceive their Role in Relation to the Board, Community, and CEO”

Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) : The Dynamic Landscape of Nonprofit Organization & Voluntary Action: Innovation, Inspiration, and Creativity Across Boundaries.
Chicago, IL
2015 Annual Conference Web Site

October 5-7, 2015 - "From Anecdotes and Convention to Research-Based Practice: Moving the Governace Field Forward"
Alliance for Nonprofit Management national conference:
Building the Capacity Pipeline, Individuals, Organizations, Communities
https://allianceonline.org/

April 23-24 - Complications and Conundrums: The New Era of Research on Nonprofit Governance and the Work of Boards

  • Community Engagement Governance™: A New System-Wide Governance Model for Community Impact. A Participatory Action Research Study.
  • Perspectives on Board Chairs: How they Prepare for and Perceive their Role in Relation to the Board, Community, and CEO.

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership’s Conference
Kansas City, Missouri
Conference Web Site

Apr 8 - “Community Engagement Governance™: A New System-Wide Governance Framework for Community Impact”
Kansas Health Foundation Recognition Grant Conference
Wichita, Kansas
April 8, 2015
http://kansashealth.org

March 17 - "Community-Engagement Governance™: How to Increase Community Impact for your Nonmprofit"
LeadingAge National Leadership Summit
Washington, DC
www.leadingage.org

Nov 20-21 - “Governance Beyond the Board: A Deeper Dive Into Power Issues within Nonprofits and Networks”

Association for Research in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA)
Denver, Colorado
Nov 20-21, 2014

http://www.arnova.org

Sep 17-19 - "Scholarship and Research-Based Practice: What is the Connection?" and "Governance Research to Practice"

Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference
Austin, Texas
Sept 17 - 19, 2014

www.Allianceonline.org

May 16 - "Leadership Transitions from A to Z"
Nonprofit Consultants Network's Annual Public Meeting
The Boston Foundation
Boston, MA
May 16, 2014
For more information, contact Judy at Judy@NonprofitSA.com

Apr 30 - “Beyond Collaboration: Strategic Alliance Options For Community Impact”
Regional Housing Network of Massachusetts 2014 Statewide Conference: “Staying Safe at Home…it Takes a Network”
Spring Hill Marriott Conference Center
Devens, MA
Apr. 30, 2014
For more information click: here.

Nov 22-“Community-Engagement Governance” : An action Research Study”
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
Hartford, Ct.
Nov. 22, 2013

Nov 21 -“Governance Beyond the Board: Boundaries and/or Power in Nonprofits and Networks”
Participating in a presentation with some of the top governance researchers in the U.S.
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
Hartford, Ct.
Nov. 21, 2013
http://arnova.org/conference.php

Oct 5 -“ Nonprofit Governance: Critical Reflections on Boards in Social Change Organizations”
Queer Dreams and Nonprofit Blues: Dilemmas of the Nonprofit Tradition in LGBT Politics: Conference
Sponsored by the Center for Gender and Sexuality at Columbia Law School and the Barnard Center for Research on Women.
Columbia Law School, NY
Oct. 5, 2013
http://bcrw.barnard.edu/queerdreams

September - “Community Engagement Governance™” Foro Nacional de Liderazgo Social 2013 (National Nonprofit Governance Conference)
Chihuahua, Mexico
September 2013

August - Nonprofit Governance Research to Practice
Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference
Rutgers University, New Jersey
August, 2013.

April 4 - Community Engagement Governance™: A New System-Wide Governance Framework for Community Impact. A Participatory Action Research Study
will be presented at the Critical Conversations on the Future of Nonprofit Governance: A Conference for Practitioners and Researchers conference
April 4-5, 2013
Kansas City, Missouri.
Sponsored by: The Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership University of Missouri, Kansas City, The Nonprofit Quarter, and the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. 

Nov.15 - Governance Beyond the Board: Power, Participation, and Shared Leadership in Organizations and Networks: A Colloquium
Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nov. 15-17, 2012

Sept.14 - Community-Engagement Governance™: Empower your Nonprofit for Community Impact
 and “Who Owns Your Nonprofit”
debate format
BoardSource National Conference
Chicago, Illinois
Sept 14-15, 2012

Aug. 8 - Governance Research to Practice: Implications for Capacity-Building
Alliance for Nonprofit Management National Conference
co-sponsored by the Johnson Center for
Philanthropy/Grand Valley State University and The Nonprofit Quarterly
Grand Rapids, Michigan
August 8-10, 2012

November, 17th, 2016 - “Voices of Nonprofit Board Chairs: A National Study on the Perspectives of Nonprofit Board Chairs”
Alliance for Nonprofit Management and Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action joint conference
Allianceonline.org

April 27-28, 2017 - “Community-Engagement Governance- An Innovative System-Wide Governance Framework for Community Impact

The Many Faces of Nonprofit Governance: The 2017 Governance Conference for Practitioners and Researchers

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership, University of Missouri-Kansas City and The Nonprofit Quarterly



Embassy Suite on the Country Club Plaza



Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.

For more information click here

June 16, 2017 – “New Trends in Nonprofit Governance and the Board’s Role in Advocacy”
“New Trends in Nonprofit Governance and the Board’s Role in Advocacy”
YWCA USA National Conference
Washington, DC