Making Decisions to Advance Your Mission

A Conference for Trustee Leadership in Catholic Education

July 17-20, 2014
Westin St. Francis Hotel
Union Square, San Francisco




Featuring Presentations by: 

Mark Kennedy Shriver, Vice President

Save the Children

Michael Galligan-Stierle, President 

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Steve Katsouros, SJ, Associate Dean and Director

Institute for Catholic Educational Leadership, University of San Francisco

Christine Wiseman, President

Saint Xavier University

Cathy Trower, Author

The Practitioner's Guide to Governance as Leadership

Susan Conniff, Trustee and Consultant
New York Catholic Independent Schools, and Former Chief Financial Officer, Loyola School, New York

David Caretti, FSC, Retreat Ministry Director and Religious Studies Department Chair
Saint Mary's College High School, Berkeley, CA

Bob Shireman, Executive Director
California Competes

Frank Butler, Former President
FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities)

Chris Lowney, Author
Heroic Leadership

Jim Honan, Professor
Managing Financial Resources in Non Profit Organizations, Harvard University



2013 Making Decisions to Sustain Your Mission

A Conference for Trustee Leadership in Catholic Education
July 18-21, 2013

Reactions to the 2013 Trustees Conference:
“I have attended hundreds of professional conferences, and MAKING DECISIONS TO SUSTAIN YOUR MISSION was the best, as a result of outstanding presenters and solid, implementable information.”
- Catholic high school board chair

“MAKING DECISIONS TO SUSTAIN YOUR MISSION offered an important opportunity for my board chair and me to enjoy a valuable common experience together of board education. The two of us can rely on each other when we refer to the conference with the rest of our trustees.”
- Catholic university president



"Shared Governance" - article by Gary A. Olson,  in The Chronicle of Higher Education


2012 Trustee Leadership Conference

July 19-22, 2012

News Article - National Catholic Reporter
Experts focus on lay boards' emerging role in Catholic education