New Initiatives Workgroup

New Initiatives NLC Workgroup

Receives and evaluates proposals for changes to the National Conservation Agenda; evaluates major issues facing TU and explores potential solutions to those issues;  solicits, evaluates and nominates new grassroots members of the Board of Trustees (for election by TU members);  nominates NLC officers and Embrace-A-Stream committee members (for election by NLC representatives).

Committee Members
Chair, Mark Dillow, Texas
Ed Allgeier, Kentucky
James Fraser, Oregon
Malcolm Leaphart, South Carolina
Joe Miller, Arizona
Marshall Pendergrass, Colorado
Scott Seidman, New York
Graham Simmerman, Virginia
Bob Sodders, Iowa
Werner Studer, Wyoming
David Van Burgel, Maine
Brian Wagner, Pennsylvania

TU Staff Contacts: Beverly Smith, Steve Moyer 


EVENTS & TRAININGS

TU Volunteer Leaders trainings are a powerful way to connect with resources, learn from fellow volunteers and grow your impact locally. Join us for the following events:

In-Person Trainings:

2021 Annual Meeting
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Annual Meeting is cancelled.

2021 Regional Rendezvous
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Regional Rendezvous are postponed.

Online Trainings:

View past training recordings or join an upcoming live, online webinar, held at 8 p.m. EST unless otherwise noted.

February 23 — Virtual Advocacy: Using Online Petitions to Grow Impact (8PM)

March 4 — Filing the NEW Annual Activity Report & IRS Reporting Requirements (8PM)

March 15 — Embrace A Stream Grant Training (8PM)

March 29 — Effective Digital Communications During COVID (8PM)

April 8 — TU Event Registration Tools to Better Manage and Promote Your Activities (8PM)

CONTACT VOLUNTEER OPERATIONS

Your Volunteer Operations Staff is here to help! 

Nick Halle
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
(703) 284-9425
Contact Nick for:

  • Volunteer Leader Login Issues
  • Insurance Requests / Questions
  • Fundraising Program & Support
  • Membership Recruitment Tools
  • L.L. Bean Rod Donations


Lisa Beranek

Leadership Development Manager
(907) 205-0974
Contact Lisa for:

  • Leadership Recruitment & Development
  • Embrace A Stream Grants Program
  • Strategic Planning Support
  • Diversity Event Planning