WID Member Alison Howe will lead December's Roundtable.
Energizing your Board for Better Engagement
Join Allison Howe and Nina Lustik from NonProfitConnect to learn how to strengthen your board's productivity and incorporate issues such as diversity, fundraising and engagement.
Allison has served as Executive Director of NonProfitConnect since January 2019. During her tenure, she has worked closely with the board to significantly expand programs and to continue to establish NonProfitConnect as an expert resource in the community, utilizing her over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit field.
Allison has extensive leadership experience in the nonprofit sector. She served on the board and then as Executive Director of the South Jersey chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. As Vice President of Medical Administration for Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central and Southern New Jersey, Allison was responsible for various functions including initiating research and telehealth services. Allison’s experience in multiple aspects of the nonprofit world, including operations, development, strategic planning and advocacy, gives her a unique perspective to collaborate with nonprofits to build capacity.
Allison earned her master’s degrees in Business Administration and Health Services Administration at the University of Michigan and holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. She currently serves as Secretary and Governance Chair the board of ActorsNET of Bucks County.
Nina, a native of New Jersey, has extensive background in the greater Mercer County volunteer community. Her prior work experience at the Princeton YWCA managing the volunteer program has connected her with community needs, particularly with nonprofits and working with many skilled volunteers. Having worked in large corporations at HBO and Thomson Reuters in New York City for many years, she developed a strong knowledge of corporate volunteer engagement programs.
In her current role, she is developing and implementing new plans to further increase participation and better support the strategic needs of Central New Jersey nonprofits.
Nina currently resides in Robbinsville, NJ, and enjoys spending time with her two children and her adorable King Charles Cavalier.
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