Hurricanes, wildfires and disasters… experts say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound in cure. At this networking breakfast pick up tips from leading experts that will help your nonprofit prepare for any disaster. You will receive a template to create or update your nonprofit’s disaster plan.
Tuition: $15 Members, $20 Non-members
Emily Furlong, Senior Program Manager, Philanthropy Center and Karen Hagan, CEO, American Red Cross, Mid-Florida Region
Emily Furlong is the senior program manager at the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Center where she is responsible for continuing education for nonprofit organizations. Her teaching credentials include volunteer management, fundraising and development, and board governance. She has been a founding member of two nonprofits, Seminole Heart and Habitat for Humanity of Seminole County, and served as executive director and Chairman of the Board of Seminole Heart. She is also the past Chairperson of the United Arts of Central Florida’s Standard and Allocation Committee. Previous to these positions she was the volunteer manager at Meals on Wheels and Harbor House. Emily is a graduate of the University of Mississippi.
Karen Hagan joined the Red Cross in 1985. Since then, she has been the CEO of two Red Cross Chapters, served as the State Relations Representative in Florida, a Disaster Response Planner for the southern United States, Florida's State Disaster Specialist, and most recently as the State Disaster Officer for Florida and Georgia. Her education credentials include a Master’s degree in Social Work Policy and Administration from Rutgers University, a Bachelor of Science in Health Education, and post-graduate work at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In her many years of service, Hagan has notable achievements and received numerous awards from the business, government and non profit sectors.