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Tuesday, January 18, 2022
8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Networking at 8:30 a.m., Presentation at 9:00 a.m.

Event Description

Getting the Most Out of Meetings – Encouraging Participation and Addressing Challenging Behaviors

Jess Hampton, Nonprofit Education Specialist, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Many of us spend countless hours in meetings, whether at work or as volunteers. Mismanagement of our time in meetings saps our energy, retention of information and can lead to frustration and conflict. In this session, we’ll explore practical ways to organize efficient meetings using the BDA method – before, during and after the meeting. We’ll learn about participatory decision-making models and how to encourage participation from everyone in attendance to foster inclusion and confidence. Some meetings or group work can be seriously hampered by challenging behaviors and we’ll examine these different behaviors and how to minimize their negative effects. Participants in this session will leave with practical tools and templates to make your next meeting – and all the ones to come – successful, and group work more effective and fulfilling!

Due to the increasing COVID-19 cases and rise of the Omicron variant, this network session will be held virtually via Zoom.

About the Presenter

Jess Hampton, Nonprofit Education Specialist, Nonprofit Association of Oregon

Jess Hampton is currently the Nonprofit Education Specialist at NAO and a lifelong Oregonian. Jess has worked in the nonprofit sector in different capacities for over 20 years; as a nonprofit volunteer, cooperative finance manager, program and curriculum developer, leadership trainer and facilitator, program evaluator, board member of various nonprofits, nonprofit consultant and project manager. She earned her graduate degree in Nonprofit Management from University of Oregon and strives to provide practical resources and tools that benefit the nonprofit organizations that are so crucial to the heart of our state. In her personal time, Jess enjoys adventuring around Oregon with her family, playing board games and trying to teach their dog, Barbara Anne, new tricks!



$30 NAO Member 
$50 Nonmember

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January 18th, 2022 8:30 AM through 10:30 AM
Event Fee(s)
Price $ 50.00
Event Particulars
City Online learning
NAO Event? Yes
Topic Human Resources, Leadership Development, Networking
Event Region Central Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Metropolitan Portland, North Coast, Northern Willamette Valley, South Coast, Southern Oregon, Southern Willamette Valley
Programmatic Approach Capacity Builiding, Principles & Practices