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is principal for Advancement Solutions, and Vice President for
Advancement Services Consulting and Education at RuffaloCODY, whose
corporate headquarters are located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. John
operates out of Decatur, Georgia. He assumed these new positions in
December 2004. He holds a BA in Mass Communications and
Socio-Political Change from Vanderbilt University, and a Certificate
in Nonprofit Management from Duke University. Before coming to
RuffaloCODY, John was the Vice President for Research and Data
Services at CASE – a position he held from its inception in late
2002. Prior to that John served as the Director of Alumni &
Development Records at Duke University. In 1987, he joined Duke as
the Manager of University Payrolls and assumed the advancement
position in 1988. During his tenure as director, John guided Duke’s
advancement services processes to an industry benchmark of
efficiency and accuracy.
John is published, including being the consulting editor of the CASE Management and Reporting (3rd edition), editor of the CASE best seller Advancement Services: Research and Technology Support for Fund Raising, a contributing editor for the 3rd edition of CASE’s Handbook of Institutional Advancement, and numerous articles in “The Major Gift Report,” “Chronicle of Philanthropy,” and “Currents,” and is consulted frequently by other authors regarding charitable gifts and gift tax-related issues. He has spoken at hundreds of conferences across the country, receiving the CASE Crystal Apple Award for outstanding teaching, and has been the Chair for the CASE Summer Institute in Advancement Services. He was the Vice Chair for the CASE Committee involved in reviewing and rewriting the CASE Management & Reporting Standards. John consults for educational institutions, foundations, and other non-profit organizations focusing on the areas of systems, policies and procedures, IRS and accounting regulations, board development, alumni relations and general advancement issues. Advancement Solutions.
Accepting Nonstandard Gifts.
Advancement Services. Discussion of advancement services as the cornerstone for advancement.
ePhilanthropy Strategies. Strategies, results, analysis.
Gift Processing, Beginning to End
It's All About the Data - The ABCs of Building & Maintaining Robust Databases
No Peeking - Privacy and Information Protection Policies
Seven Questions/Considerations for your Data Mining Efforts
Who Can Make a Pledge - And Who Can Pay it Off?
|Lora Teliha, Assistant Annual Fund Director, University of Indianapolis|
|Job Description - Phonathon Intern|
|Tamara D. Tesch, Stewardship and Compliance Officer, University of St. Thomas|
am the Stewardship and Compliance Officer (fancy wording for
internal legal counsel) for the University of St. Thomas in St.
Paul, MN. I have been at the university in this position for four
years. Previously, I worked at the university in the planned giving
Policies - Endowment Agreement
|Kevin Thomas, Consultant with the Maquila Solidarity Network in Toronto|
Thomas is a consultant with the Maquila Solidarity Network in
Toronto. The Maquila Solidarity Network works to promote labor
rights both overseas and here in Canada through a mix of grassroots
protest, corporate engagement, lobbying, research, and policy
initiatives. Mr. Thomas was instrumental in developing the first
Canadian university licensee Code of Conduct at the University of
Toronto and regularly advises companies, governments, universities
and other public institutions on development and implementation of
policies to improve worker rights in modern supply chains. He is
involved in developing federal policy with the Ethical Trading
Action Group, a coalition of national faith, labour,
non-governmental and student organizations committed to improving
worker rights in the global apparel industry.
No Sweat: Review of Canadian Universities and School Boards (Presentation)
No Sweat: Review of Canadian Universities and School Boards (Review)
|Diane Thompson, Assistant Director of Development of the Annual Fund at Albany Law School|
Thompson is the Assistant Director of Development of the Annual Fund
at Albany Law School.
She began her development career at her alma mater, The Sage Colleges, where she served for seven years, first as assistant director of annual giving, then as associate director, and finally as director of annual giving before moving to her current position.
Samples - Faculty Staff Flier, Reunion Postcard 1, Reunion Postcard 2, Solicitation Letter to Businesses, First Solicitation Mailing to New Graduates
|Carol McConaghy Thorp, Senior Applications Consultant, SunGard BSR|
|Carol McConaghy Thorp is a nationally known expert in prospect research and management and in the strategic use of data and technology for fundraising. Having been in the field since 1988, she has served on both the New England Development Research Association (NEDRA) and Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA) Board of Directors. At BSR, Carol is a Senior Applications Consultant, serving clients with data conversions, prospect tracking facilitations, project management and operational assessments. Carol also provides strategic management services for data management and integration of data from prospect screening sources.|
|Thomas Tran, Document Systems Analyst, Division of University Advancement at the University of Toronto|
Thomas Tran has worked at the University of Toronto for 4 years.
During this time, he has assisted in the implementation and
maintenance of the document imaging system in the Division of
Document Imaging Sizing
|Amy Turner, Assistant Director of Annual Giving, Rider University|
Amy began her career in fundraising in 1999 at Princeton University
in the Office of Annual Giving. She has been the Assistant Director
of AG at
since August, 2002 during which time she served 4 months as Acting
Director of the department.
Caller Evaluation of Telefund Program
Caller Training Manual
|Josh Tysiachney, Allegheny College|
|Going Paperless: Planning and Implementing a Digital Scanning Project|