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.

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: Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) Annual Conference; The Dynamic Landscape of N

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

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