11:45 am - Fireside chat begins with interactive Q&A
1:00 pm - Program adjourns
While nonprofit organizations differ in their mission and objectives, they face many of the same strategic issues that challenge all nonprofit boards: implementing strategy, engaging stakeholders, fostering innovation, and remaining relevant. In addition to these challenges there is increasing competition for diminishing government funding, donors, partners, and volunteers. Notwithstanding board development and succession planning remains at the top of the board planning agenda. So how does a nonprofit board navigate these and other strategic issues it faces, while delivering the best value possible to the communities it serves? Join leading nonprofit experts and sitting directors to discuss their perspectives on meeting these challenges and learn how to tackle these issues inside the boardroom.
Jeffrey W. Travillion, Sr. was elected Travis County Commissioner of Precinct 1 on November 8, 2016 and took office on January 1, 2017.
He has more than thirty years of experience providing management solutions in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. During his career, he has conducted extensive operational reviews of State agencies and City Departments, and worked on teams producing recommendations adopted by the Texas legislature that saved the State of Texas more than $8 billion. He has also developed and presented policy recommendations at the local, state, and national levels.
Jeffrey received his undergraduate degree with honors from Jackson State University and participated in the University’s W.E.B. Dubois Honors Program. He was an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow who studied at the Carnegie-Mellon University Heinz School (formerly the School of Urban and Public Affairs), the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government, and received his Masters Degree at the University of Texas at Austin, LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Jeffrey is involved in a number of civic activities. He is married to the former Perri McKinney and they have three children, Jeffrey, Jr., Paige, and Andrew.