Tennessee Advancement Resources Council 35th Annual Conference - "I'm with the band . . ."

Thursday, July 17, 2008

8:00 a.m.              The Green Room

Registration and Continental Breakfast – Silent Auction Begins


8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.    

Learning the Lyrics

Newcomer’s Session:  Advancement 101

Keith S. Carver, Jr., Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development, The University of Tennessee at Martin


9:20 a.m.              Intro: I’m With the Band

Welcome and Introductions

Angela Mills, President, Tennessee Advancement Resources Council, and Director of Alumni Programs, The University of Tennessee


9:45 a.m.              Opening on the Main Stage

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Building Your Network – Building Your Career

                             Julie Bauke, President, Congruity Career Consulting


10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.  Side Stages #1


Composing . . . Note by Note

Building a New Giving Program

Shawn Briggs, Regional Director of Development, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University

Perfect Harmony

Maximizing Involvement of Board Members & Volunteers

Christine Anderson, Senior Vice President, The Clements Group


The Greatest Hits

Best Practices in Prospect Research

Lora Cowan, Research Associate, Tennessee Technological University


The Show Must Go On

Communicating Effectively in the Face of Tragedy

Tim Ellsworth, Director of Public Relations, Union University



12:30 p.m.             Live on the Main Stage

Diversity and Advancement: Taking the Conversation to the Next Level

Henry W. Taylor, Director of Emerging Constituencies, Stanford University

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  Side Stages #2

Appealing to All Audiences

Expanding on Diversity: Dissecting the Nuts & Bolts

Henry W. Taylor, Director of Emerging Constituencies, Stanford University

Being a One Man Band

Tips for a Small Shop

Kathy Gaston, Consultant, Lighthouse Counsel


New Age Advancement

Technology and Advancement

Bruce Downsbrough, Assistant Vice President of Advancement Services, The University of Tennessee

In the Round . . .

Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association Roundtable

Andrew Prislovsky, Senior Director of Advancement, Christian Brothers University


3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Side Stages #3                            

Stage Management

Managing Your Prospect Pool

Bobby Prince, Associate Vice President for Development, University of Memphis

Sopranos and Altos – Let’s Rock

Female Alumni–How to involve them as donors and volunteers?

Lori Calvert, Director of Alumni Programs, The University of Tennessee

Kathleen Callen, Director of Development Programs, The University of Tennessee

Don’t Forget the Fans . . .

Stewardship and Donor Relations

Kippy Todd, Assistant Director of Annual Giving & Stewardship, Middle Tennessee State University; John W. Smith, Associate Director of Advancement Services, Tennessee Tech University; and Tammie Allen, Director of Advancement Services, Middle Tennessee State University


Making a Name for Yourself

Developing an Effective Institutional Brand: 

A look at UT’s “FUTURE” Branding Campaign

David Bohan, Chairman, BOHAN


5:30 p.m.              After Party

Join fellow colleagues and vendors to unwind at the conference reception!  Dinner is on your own.


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7:00 p.m.              Box Office Closes – Silent Auction Ends



8:00 p.m.              Encore

Join us in the hotel for live music & entertainment at The Pink Slip Bar!

Friday, July 18, 2008


7:30 a.m.              The Green Room

Continental Breakfast


8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Jamming on the Main Stage


Libba Andrews, Chair, CASE District III, and Associate Director of Alumni Programs, Mississippi State University


Leading Where It Counts

Danny Nicholson, Vice President of Advancement, Coastal Carolina University


9:45 a.m. - 10:45 p.m.  Side Stages #4

Snagging the Long-Term Record Deal

Planned Giving:  How it fits into a Capital Campaign

Susan Iller, Director of Planned Giving, YMCA Nashville


Pop, Rock, or Country . . .

Developing a Culture of Advancement

Danny Nicholson, Vice President of Advancement, Coastal Carolina University

Managing the Box Office

Gift Processing

John W. Smith, Associate Director, Advancement Services, Tennessee Tech University

How Productive is your Band?

Advancement Measurement Tools

Jason McNeal, Vice President of Advancement, Maryville College


10:50 a.m.            The Big Finale

Young Alumni Panel

Moderator:    Andrew Shafer, Director of Young Alumni Programs, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Panel Participants – Young Alumni:  Robert Jobe, Tennessee State University National Alumni Association; Rebecca McKelvey, Belmont University Alumni Association; Brent Waugh, Tennessee Technological University Alumni Association


12:00 noon           That’s All Folks…

Closing Remarks & Departure

Thank you

to our sponsors!!!!

Conference Sponsors

Harris Connect

Curtis 1000

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Booth Sponsors


Lithographics, Inc.

Name Sales End Price Fee
TARC Member Ended $95 $2.38
Non-Member Ended $125 $3.12
Student - Full-time (must present valid student ID) Ended $50 $1.25
SA Carver Ended $16 $0.99
SA Gillespie Ended $77 $1.93
SA Barnes Ended $15 $0.99

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