TVMC Speakers

TVMC Speakers

We are thrilled to announce the lineup of speakers for the 2022 Texas Volunteer Management Conference. These outstanding speakers were selected based on their strong experience and understanding of the needs of volunteer engagement professionals as they lean into challenges in this Brave New World. Please take a look at this year’s talented individuals selected to speak.

2022 Conference Speakers

Dr. Stacia’ Alexander, LPC-S

Owner and Executive Director
Positive Influences

Martin J. Cowling
Plenary Speaker

Xfactor Collective

Andrea Hill, MPA, CVA
Plenary Speaker

Chief Programs Officer
Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Michele D. Baker, CVA

Vice President of Volunteer Engagement
DOVIA Central Mississippi

Dr. Karabi Bezbourah

Laura Goodman

Vice President – Volunteer Engagement
Junior Achievement USA

Laura Gray, CVA, LMSW

National Volunteer Program Manager
Canine Companions

Morgan Green-Griffin, MLS, CVA

Marcia Hale, CVA

Monica Jasso, CVA

Director of Engagement
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest

Tammy Johnson

Executive Director
Empowering the Masses

Laura M. Keyes, Ph.D., AICP

Senior Lecturer
University of North Texas

Alana Knoppow, MSW

Volunteer Program Manager
Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice

Betsy McFarland, CVA, CAWA

Adisa and Energize

Rebecca Nofi, MA, CVA

Volunteer and Community Engagement Manager
Greater Nashville Regional Council (GNRC)

Sarah Philippe, CVA

Volunteer Coordinator
United Hospital

Karen Reid, MA, CVA

CEO and Founder
Kaber Communications

Brian Rosenbaum, MSSW, CVA

Community Engagement Director
Imagine LA

Allison Russell, Ph.D., MPA

Assistant Professor of Public and Nonprofit Management
University of Texas at Dallas

Susan Sanow, CVA

Senior Manager, Special Projects & Training
Volunteer Fairfax

Kris Shipman
TX Spotlight Speaker

Volunteer Program Manager
Texas Parks and Wildlife

Nicole R. Smith, CVA

Volunteer Engagement Specialist
Nicole R. Smith

Tim Suda, CVA

Disaster Workforce Engagement Manager
American Red Cross of Georgia

Dr. Jiwon Suh

Faiza Venzant, CVA

Megan Vixie, MPA, CVA, PHR, SHRM-CP

Chief Engagement Officer / Past President
Beach Cities Health District / AL!VE

Lori Zaspel, LCSW

Grief Therapist, Death Doula, Social Worker
Philly Death Doula Collective

Brittney Zepeda
TX Spotlight Speaker

Program Manager for Texas State Parks
Texas Parks and Wildlife

The speaker was amazing, extremely knowledgeable, knew how to keep the audience’s attention and gave a lot of very valuable information in a very well presented and fun manner!