2015 HOBY Training Institute

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Each summer, HOBY conducts a Training Institute (TI), gathering its key volunteer leaders from across the nation. Volunteers learn and exchange ideas on best practices in program management and development, youth leadership training, fundraising, recruitment, marketing, and more. The participants return to their home sites and resume their responsibilities with renewed enthusiasm and vision, and further train their site’s volunteers.

All Training Institutes are organized with the collaboration of the volunteers themselves, who serve on the planning committee, as workshop trainers and as TI Chairpersons. Here are the details…

What: 2015 Volunteer Training Institute

When: August 13th – 16th, 2015

Where: Omni Hotel in Houston, TX

2015 TI Chairman: Bryan Tate, Pennsylvania Central Corporate Board President.

2015 Vice-Chair: Heather Scoville, Iowa Leadership Seminar Chair. The 2015 Vice-Chair will serve as the 2016 TI Chairperson.

Curriculum Team Member:  Barry Meneghelli, Mid-FL/North Florida Corporate Board President and Sonya McKay, District of Columbia Corporate Board Member

Chair of Operations: Ryan Spry, Alabama Corporate Board President

Operations Team: Amy Spry, Alabama Leadership Seminar Committee Member and Court Cook, Ohio-South Co-Leadership Seminar Chair.

Photographer: LeAnne Gompf, Ohio-South Co-Leadership Seminar Chair

Host Team Chair: Kim Barfield, Texas Gulf Coast Corporate Board President

Staff Curriculum Leads: Kevin Grace, Director of National Programs – Region B

Staff Operations Lead: Rose Santini, Director of National Programs – Region Y.

What’s next?

Call out for 2015 Trainers: If you or someone you know may be interested in training at TI, please contact Kevin Grace at gracek@hoby.org, by April 1st.

See you in Texas!

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