The Organization for Nonprofits Executives (ONE), serving the particular needs of nonprofit Chief Professional Officers in Arizona, is pleased to announce its annual Nonprofit Leader Day event to be held on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at the Desert Willow Conference Center – 4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd., Phoenix, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The event celebrates the vital contributions of community nonprofit leaders.
Nonprofit Leader Day will also include the announcement of the winners of the 14th Annual Nonprofit ‘Director of the Year’ Awards. The awards seek to recognize nonprofit CEOs/Executive Directors who are outstanding examples of certain principles ONE values as representations of excellence in the management and leadership of nonprofit organizations in Maricopa County, Arizona.
This year’s award finalists include:
Darren Chapman – TigerMountain Foundation
Tom Fraker – Tonto Creek Camp
Nora Hannah – Experience Matters
Karen Jayne – Stardust Nonprofit Building Supplies
Kirk Johnson – SOUNDS Academy
Carsten Loelke – Community Dental Foundation
Dee Mitten – Waste Not
Christy Moore – Valley Leadership
Keith Thompson – Phoenix Shanti
Chuck Warshaver – Playworks Arizona
Awards, consisting of original custom artwork, will be presented to the winners by ONE President Tom Egan, CEO of FSL, and keynote speaker Don Henninger, Principal at DH Advisors and former publisher of the Phoenix Business Journal. Mike Russell, KTAR talk show host, will serve as event emcee.
Registration is recommended for guests. Press representatives are welcome. Information about ONE can be found online at www.oneaz.org.