NACCE 2019 Chancellors & Presidents Leadership Track

Track sponsored by Convergent Nonprofit Solutions

Agenda

Sunday, October 13
4:30 - 6:00 PM: Opening General Session "Your Entrepreneurial Journey - Set Sail for Success" with keynote speaker, Gordon Hester
  • Location: Grand Pacific Ballroom (1st floor)
  • You'll also hear from Dr. Susan May, President of Fox Valley Technical College and Dr. Lori Adrian, President of Coastline Community College. We'll announce our Entrepreneurial President of the Year winner during this session.
  • Our opening session kicks off at 4:30 PM, so we suggest arriving around 3 PM. Click here for travel info. SNA is the best airport to fly into.  
6:00 - 7:00 PM: Opening Evening Reception
  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom (1st floor)
  • Immediately following, there will be a festive welcome reception for all attendees including hors d'oeuvres, drinks and networking.
7:00 - 8:30 PM: Invite-Only Leadership & Philanthropy Dinner: Celebrating Champions of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Location: Cocktails outside on the Sunset Terrace; Dinner portion will be in Cardiff (1st floor)
  • This invite-only dinner will be held on-site at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa for community college and foundation leadership. It will be a time for networking and meeting NACCE funders from across the United States. We will also be announcing our Lifetime Achievement Award winner during this dinner. Please RSVP by Friday, September 27. Thank you to The National Society of Leadership and Success for sponsoring this event.

RSVP to the Leadership and Philanthropy Dinner here

Monday, October 14
7:00 - 8:15 AM: Breakfast
  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom
8:15 - 9:30 AM: Morning General Session "How Innovative Leadership Can Ignite Transformation" with keynotes Charles Knippen, Dr. Constance Carroll, Chancellor of San Diego Community College District, Martha Kanter, Executive Director of the College Promise Campaign, and more!
  • Location: Grand Pacific Ballroom
9:45 AM - 10:45 PM: Breakout Track Session
  • Location: Baycliff (1st floor)
  • Welcome and Introductions: Dr. Rebecca Corbin, President and CEO, NACCE; and Dr. Susan May, President, Fox Valley (WI) Technical College, and Board Chair, NACCE
  • "Creating a Vibrant, Innovative Culture, Internally and Externally" - Moderated by Joe April, Partner at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions. Panelists: Dr. Bruce McHenry, Dr. Shari Olson, and Dr. Caron Sada of Maricopa County (AZ) Community College District (MCCCD); and Dr. Sonya Christian and Dr. Nora Dominguez of Bakersfield (CA) College, and their partners Richard Chapman, and J.P. Lake

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM: Coffee & Networking Break

  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Breakout Track Session

  • Location: Baycliff 
  • "Effective Partnerships Among Foundations, Community Colleges, and Universities as Catalysts for Entrepreneurship" - Moderated by Deborah Hoover, President and CEO, Burton D. Morgan Foundation. Panelists: Juan Barraza, Director of Student Innovation, Portland State University Center for Entrepreneurship; Carlene Cassidy, incoming CEO, Ratcliffe Foundation; Rachel Jagoda Brunette, Program Officer, The Lemelson Foundation; Thom Ruhe, CEO, NC IDEA; and Phil Weilerstein, President and CEO, VentureWell.
12:45 - 2:15 PM: Luncheon & Afternoon General Session with keynotes Ted Dintersmith, Sheneui Weber, Vice Chancellor of Workforce & Economic Development for CA Community Colleges, and a panel on our work with the Verizon Foundation!
  • Location: Grand Pacific Ballroom

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM: Dessert & Networking

  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom
2:45 - 5:00 PM: Breakout Track Session
  • Location: Baycliff 
  • "'What Schools Could (and Should) Be': Why the 'Cause' Matters" - Ted Dintersmith, Author. "Encouraging Entrepreneurial Mindset and Engagement: Working Effectively with Your Board of Trustees and Community Partners" -  Dr. Cathy Kemper-Pelle, President, Rogue (OR) Community College; Dr. Chuck Terrell, President, Eastern West Virginia Community and Technical College; and Dr. Betty Young, President, Hocking (OH) College.
  • First Multi-State Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge (PFEP) Signing for Every President and Chancellor who would like to participate - Photo Opportunity 
6:00 - 8:00 PM: Invite-Only Celebration of Entrepreneurship Dinner
  • This invite-only off-site dinner at The Winery will be a time for enjoying delicious local cuisine, networking with other innovative leaders, and celebrating our award winners. Please RSVP by Friday, September 27Thank you to Bellevue University for sponsoring this event.
  • Please meet in the hotel lobby at 5:30 PM sharp to take the charter bus to the dinner.
Tuesday, October 15
7:00 - 8:15 AM: Breakfast
  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom
8:15 - 9:30 AM: Morning General Session with keynotes Rey Ybarra and former contestants from ABC's hit show, Shark Tank
  • Location: Grand Pacific Ballroom
9:45 AM - 10:45 AM: Breakout Track Session
  • Location: Baycliff 
  • "Equity in Higher Education" - Dr. Christina Hubbard, Director, Community College Strategic Research, EAB; "Fostering Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion through Entrepreneurship Is Key for Communities to Thrive" - Rayon Brown, Director-Diversity & Inclusion, Fox Valley Technical College; Ji Mi Choi, Associate Vice President, Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University; Rick Hodge, Dean of Workforce Development, Los Angeles Southwest College, and Chair of The Entrepreneur Network of Los Angeles

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM: Coffee & Networking Break

  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Breakout Track Session

  • Location: Baycliff 
  • ʺEngaging Effectively with Government Funders and SBDCs for Innovation"- Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Corbin. Panelists: Tom Downs, Principal, Downs Governmental Affairs; Allen Gutierrez, Associate Administrator, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, SBA; Janice Washington, Director, Small Business Development Center, Arizona
  • ʺGlobal Explorations in Entrepreneurship: Starting the Journeyʺ - Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Corbin. Panelists: Dr. Mark Erickson, President, Northampton (PA) Community College; and Dr. Raj Rajagopal, Founder, Manodharma Foundation, and Professor Emeritus, The University of Iowa 
12:45 - 2:15 PM: Luncheon & Afternoon General Session with keynotes Gary Schoeniger, CEO of ELI, Rodney Walker and more! We will also announce our Entrepreneurial College of the Year Award during this session.
  • Location: Grand Pacific Ballroom

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM: Dessert & Networking

  • Location: Newport Coast Ballroom
2:45 - 3:45 PM: Breakout Track Session
  • Location: Baycliff 
  • "Entrepreneurship in Community Colleges Offers Hope, Healing, and Workforce Development Impact in Appalachia" - Moderated by Dr. Rebecca Corbin. Panelists: Joe Kapp, President and Founder, National Center for Resource Development; Dr. Raj Masih, Regional Health Wellness Coordinator, Potomac Highlands Guild; Dr. Rebecca Parrott, Vice President of Student Affairs, Southern Kentucky Community and Technical College; and Samantha Steidle, Project Consultant and Instructor, NACCE
This officially concludes our exclusive Chancellors' & Presidents' Entrepreneurial Leadership Track, but we would encourage our executive attendees to stay through our entire conference programming which ends at noon on Wednesday, October 16.

2019 Leadership Track Sponsors

Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
Entrepreneurial Leadership Track Sponsor
The National Society of Leadership and Success
The National Society of Leadership and Success
Leadership & Philanthropy Dinner Sponsor
Bellevue University
Bellevue University
Celebration of Entrepreneurship Dinner Sponsor
EAB
EAB
Diversity & Equity Forum Sponsor

2019 Leadership Track Speakers

Joe April
Joe April
Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
Juan Barraza
Juan Barraza
Director of Student Innovation Portland State University (503)477-3706
Rachel Jagoda Brunette
Rachel Jagoda Brunette
The Lemelson Foundation
Rayon Brown
Rayon Brown
Director - Diversity & Inclusion Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC)
Carlene M. Cassidy
Carlene M. Cassidy
Professor Anne Arundel Community College (410)777-2161
Ji Mi Choi
Ji Mi Choi
Arizona State University
Sonya Christian
Sonya Christian
President Bakersfield College (661)395-4211
Dr. Rebecca Corbin
Dr. Rebecca Corbin
President & CEO NACCE
Tom Downs
Tom Downs
Attorney Downs Government Affairs (202)403-2302
Ted Dintersmith
Ted Dintersmith
Author of "What Schools Could Be"
Nora Dominguez
Nora Dominguez
Bakersfield College
Mark H. Erickson
Mark H. Erickson
President Northampton Community College (610)861-5458
Allan Gutierrez
Allan Gutierrez
Small Business Administration
Rick L Hodge
Rick L Hodge
Dean, Academic Affairs/CTE Los Angeles Southwest College (909)456-4494
Deb Hoover
Deb Hoover
Burton D. Morgan Foundation (330)655-1630
Christina Hubbard
Christina Hubbard
EAB
Joseph Kapp
Joseph Kapp
CEO, Behavioral Business Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College (EWVCTC) (703)864-7777
Cathy Kemper-Pelle
Cathy Kemper-Pelle
President Rogue Community College (541)956-7000
Raj Masih
Raj Masih
MD, MPH, MPHN, FRSPH Coordinator WV State Opioid Response WV Region 2 (304)668-6329
Dr. Susan May
Dr. Susan May
President Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) (920)735-5731
Bruce McHenry
Bruce McHenry
Business Faculty, myCareer South Mountain Community College (SMCC) (602)305-5810
Dr. Shari Olson
Dr. Shari Olson
President South Mountain Community College (SMCC) (602)243-8150
Rebecca Jon Parrott
Rebecca Jon Parrott
VP of Student Affairs Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College (606)248-0256
Raj Rajagopal
Raj Rajagopal
Founder of Manodharma Inc. NACCE Supporters (319)594-9442
Thom Ruhe
Thom Ruhe
NC IDEA
Caron Sada
Caron Sada
Residential Faculty Paradise Valley Community College (602)430-1234
Samantha Steidle
Samantha Steidle
Consultant - Educator - Researcher (540)397-4372
Chuck Terrell
Chuck Terrell
President Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College (EWVCTC) (304)434-8000
Janice Washington
Janice Washington
State Director, AZ SBDC Paradise Valley Community College (480)731-8720
Phil Weilerstein
Phil Weilerstein
President & CEO VentureWell (413)587-2172
Betty Young
Betty Young
President Hocking College (740)753-7004