[APRA-NW] May 10 Virtual Seminar--RSVP Now to Attend!

Jennifer Johnston JenniferJ at jewishinseattle.org
Fri Apr 29 08:41:52 PDT 2005



Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement-Northwest

APRA-NW is please to announce upcoming educational events in Oregon and

APRA Int'l Virtual Seminar on Prospect Strategy Sessions

OR Program: Hosted by the OSU Foundation (Corvallis, OR)-- RSVP to
michelle.morris at oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8546 for this location

WA Program: Sponsored by APRA-NW, UW's Allen Library (Seattle, WA)--
RSVP to jenniferj at jewishinseattle.org or 206-774-2249 for this location

APRA International's Virtual Seminar series offers real-time
presentations by top research experts, broadcast over both Internet and
phone hook-ups to participating groups nationwide.

All APRA-NW members are invited to attend either event for FREE . To
become a member, please contact Kathryn Norris at 206-221-6412 or
knorris at u.washington.edu <mailto:knorris at u.washington.edu> .

What: Virtual Seminar--Prospect Strategy Sessions

(Elizabeth McHugh, Director of Prospect Management & Research, Arizona
State University Foundation)

Virtual Seminar Summary: Successful fundraising is strategic
fundraising, and prospect strategy sessions are essential for
successfully moving our donors through the development cycle. This
virtual seminar highlights the best practices for focused and productive
meetings between researchers and frontline fundraisers. Learn how to
implement or improve your prospect strategy sessions, and in the process
elevate the perception of the development research operation at your
organization. An experienced leader in prospect management will outline
the basic elements of effective strategy sessions including, introducing
and assigning new prospects, gathering information from frontline
fundraisers, coordinating asks and tracking moves, reporting on contacts
and the progress of solicitations, and developing strategy(see also
presenter bio below).


Please RSVP by May 6 to Michelle Morris at
michelle.morris at oregonstate.edu or 541-737-8546

When: May 10, 8:30 AM-11:00 AM (Virtual seminar begins at 9 AM)

Where: Board Room of the OSU Foundation, 850 SW 35th St, Corvallis, OR

Directions: email michelle.morris at oregonstate.edu for
additional directions if needed

Parking: Parking is free

Cost: Free for APRA-NW members



8:30-9:00 AM Registration/Networking

9:00-11:00 AM Virtual Seminar


Please RSVP by May 6 to Jennifer Johnston, jenniferj at jewishinseattle.org
or (206) 774-2249

When: May 10, 8:30 AM-11:00 AM (Virtual seminar begins at 9 AM)

Where: Allen Library Auditorium (University of Washington campus,


The Allen Library Auditorium is located on the main floor of the Allen
Library. To get an expanded view of the campus, click on the turquoise
box in the top-left corner of the map that says "home map."

Parking: http://www.washington.edu/admin/parking/visitday.html

Parking is available in the Central Plaza Underground Parking Garage,
just west of the Allen Library. The daily parking rate is $8, but
refunds are distributed upon exit for visits under four hours.

Cost: Free for APRA-NW members

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Registration/Networking
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Seminar

Presenter Bios: Elizabeth McHugh--Director of the Prospect Management
and Research Department at the Arizona State University Foundation since
1989. At ASU she has been responsible for reorganizing and expanding the
department, revamping prospect management, creating a client services
model and continuously educating the fundraising community about the
research profession. Liz is a founder and past president of APRA-Arizona
and as an APRA director of Member Services she continues the effort to
establish new chapters and increase the communication between chapters
and APRA International. She served as a Co-chair of the Advanced Track
at the APRA International Conference in 1997, and is a regular presenter
at APRA International Conferences. She has been a frequent speaker on
the topic of advancement research at local AFP (formerly NSFRE), AHP and
United Way meetings.

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