The 2018 Travelers Aid International Conference will be June 13-15 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Additional information is posted on the 2018 Annual Conference page..
View the presentations, speaker bios and photos of the 2017 Annual Conference. The June meeting in Atlanta marked the 100 Anniversary of the Travelers Aid Network.
2016 Travelers Aid International Annual Conference, June 13-15
Participants of the 2016 Travelers Aid International Annual Conference, June 13-15, Las Vegas
Mollie Hester of Travelers Aid of Greater Birmingham
David Sinski, of Heartland Alliance/Travelers Aid of Chicago
Jane Walker, executive director of Daystar Life Center, describes their new website built by volunteers.
Suzanne Walker, deputy director of St. Vincent de Paul Society – Marin County, talks about her agency’s new website and social media efforts.
Shannon Arnold (left) and Annie Gordon explains the social media strategy at FamilyAid Boston.
Gretchen Shaw, associate director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explains programs that assist in rebuilding after domestic abuse.
Dave Asselin, president of Travelers Aid International, reviewed the organization’s 2015-16 achievements.
Natalie Martinez, also from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, explains new programs to help break the cycle of abuse.
Gretchen Meyer, the director of customer service at Chicago O’Hare, explains the relationship between the airport and Travelers Aid of Chicago.
Therese Andrews, executive director of Travelers Aid of the Inland Empire, moderated a discussion on using digital media tools to increase the profile of airport volunteer programs.
Leanne Omland, program manager at Travelers Aid – Reagan Airport, explained how she set up a Twitter account.
Priscilla Carey, assistant manager of Travelers Aid – Reagan Airport, writes a staff blog.
Caryn Stein, of Network for Good, explained how peer-to-peer fundraising is the foundation for a social media fundraising effort.
Louis Lacey explains how his team from HELP of Southern Nevada helps the homeless living in the tunnels under Las Vegas.
Carol Hollowell, executive director of Switchpoint Community Resource Center, closed the conference with lessons learned from her cross-country bike trip.
Business meeting — Floyd Davis, president of Community Link, provided the treasurer’s report while Ed Powers, executive director of Hope Atlanta, officiated as the Board’s Vice Chair.
Board members present: (l-r) Dave Asselin, Floyd Davis, Jessica Rich, Kathleen Baldwin, Ed Powers, Therese Andrews and Richard Ring.
June 13-15, 2016, Las Vegas
June 17-19, 2015, Arlington, VA Complete Agenda
May 21-23, 2014, Boston Complete Agenda
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