This year’s conference includes a special focus on Racial Justice, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming. Workshops that will address this overarching theme include [RJ] after the session title.
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Friday, November 2 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Effective Succession Planning: Preparation for Continuity and Change

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Effective succession planning has three purposes: avoiding (or managing) crises; preserving the knowledge of key staff members; and facing forward to promote healthy change. Legal aid colleagues who have planned and managed transitions and developed staff leadership for the future will share their successful strategies. Come to this session to share your own thoughts and best practices toward building organizational capacity as key staff members depart and new leadership develops.

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Steven Eppler-Epstein

Steve Eppler-Epstein, Non-profit Consulting
Steve Eppler-Epstein is a justice advocate and nonprofit consultant from Connecticut. His consulting focuses on advocacy organizations that benefit from strategic analysis/planning; executive coaching and supports; executive search; project design/development; and organizational and... Read More →
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Patricia Pap

Executive Director, Management Information Exchange
Patricia Pap is the Executive Director of Management Information Exchange (MIE). She joined the organization in 1997 as its first full time executive director, after serving for many years on its Board of Directors and Journal Committee. As executive di
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César Torres

Executive Director, Northwest Justice Project
César Torres has been the executive director of the Northwest Justice Project, a statewide, publicly funded legal aid program serving low-income communities throughout Washington State, since 2006.   Previously, he served as deputy director of Essex Newark Legal Services in... Read More →

Friday November 2, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm CDT
Post Oak Westin Galleria, 3rd Level