Session 5B: Leading your Chapter Through Growth and Development
Leading the growth and development of a state chapter organization takes care and consideration. In this workshop, State Chapter leaders will explore strategies for identifying the greatest opportunity for growth and development, consider how to navigate the roles and responsibilities as the chapter plans for and implements changes, and identify factors that promote accountability.
Program Manager for Chapter Development and Partnerships
Midwest Regional CAC
Corey Brodsky has served as the Program Manager for Chapter Development and Partnerships at the Midwest Regional CAC (MRCAC) since June 2015. In his role, Corey is primarily responsible for supporting the development of the 12 State Chapter organizations in the Midwest with a particular focus on strategic planning. He also provides support to a variety of national partnership projects, including participation on the national work group to improve the response to child sexual abuse in Indian Country and managing MRCAC's programs on missing and exploited children. Corey leads MRCAC’s equity initiatives in coordination with a dedicated Equity Council, and was recently appointed to the Health Equity Council at Children’s Hospitals of Minnesota. Corey has an MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University along with a BA in Global Studies and French from The University of Minnesota.
Western Regional Children's Advocacy Center
Patty Terzian has 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector developing and directing programs, providing outreach and trainings, and managing grants. In her previous role, Patty served for nine years as the Executive Director/Statewide Coordinator of the Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers, the accredited state chapter of children’s advocacy centers. She led the chapter through considerable growth and development and collaborated with professionals across the state to improve services for Oregon’s children when there were concerns of abuse. Patty’s skills in project coordination, communications and training were honed through her early-career work in both the non-profit and corporate sectors