Stress Tests for Nonprofit Leadership: Critical Issues Facing the Sector

January 16, 2018

Sweeping changes in federal policy and rising partisan division in the United States present unprecedented challenges for nonprofit organizations. This program—designed to address pressing concerns of our nonprofit clients across the spectrum from health care to higher education and cultural and social service institutions—will tackle issues facing nonprofit organizations as they navigate the changes underway. 

Was it Something I Said? — Standing for Organizational Values in Tumultuous Times

  • Parameters for permissible expressive activities of exempt organizations
  • Responding to stakeholder demands to "say something"

Speakers: Laura Abel, Senior Policy Counsel, The Lawyers Alliance; and Phil Zaccheo, Member, Bond, Schoeneck & King

Immigration Challenges for Employers in the Trump Era

  • Current issues of concern – H-1B, extreme vetting, DACA, no deference
  • What’s on the horizon?  

Speakers: Elena Voss, Assistant General Counsel, Metropolitan Museum of Art; and Joanna Silver, Member, Bond, Schoeneck & King

Board Oversight of Cybersecurity in the Face of Mounting Risk

  • Strategies and priorities for Board oversight
  • Tackling cybersecurity as enterprise-wide risk

Speakers: Robert Leamer, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer, Metropolitan Jewish Health System; and Tracy Miller, Member, Bond, Schoeneck & King

3:30 - 4 p.m. - Registration
4 - 6 p.m. - Program
6 - 7 p.m. - Cocktail Reception (Albany, Garden City, Naples, New York City, Rochester)

Live Location:
The Princeton Club: 15 West 43rd Street, New York, NY 10036
Videoconference Locations:
Albany Bond Office: 22 Corporate Woods Boulevard, Suite 501, Albany, NY 12211
Buffalo Bond Office: Avant Building - Suite 900, 200 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
Garden City Bond Office: 1010 Franklin Avenue, Suite 200, Garden City, NY 11530
Naples Bond Office: 4001 Tamiami Trail North, Suite 250, Naples, FL 34103
Rochester Bond Office: 350 Linden Oaks, Third Floor, Rochester, NY 14625
Syracuse Bond Office: One Lincoln Center, 110 West Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13202


Stress Tests for Nonprofit Leadership

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