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Leadership in Action for Stronger Communities

August 31, 2017 Dallas Fed

Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and CNM Connect

This event will explore critical leadership and performance-building practices for organizations working to improve economic stability for low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities in North Texas. Presenters will provide their perspectives and engage in audience Q&A on priority setting, strategic vision, organizational growth and sustainability.

Featured Speakers

Who should attend: Leadership and board members of DFW nonprofits and philanthropic organizations serving LMI communities, as well as corporations investing in these organizations or communities.


  • Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017
  • Event: 2:15–5:10 p.m. (check-in will begin at 1:45 p.m.)
  • Reception: 5:10–7 p.m


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
    2200 N. Pearl Street
    Dallas, Texas 75201
  • Directions



August 31, 2017
1:45 p.m. Check-in and Networking
2:15 p.m. Welcome
  Roy C. Lopez, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and CNM Connect Board Member
2:25 p.m. Perspectives on Leadership and Organizational Sustainability
  Moderator: Alfreda B. Norman, senior vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Robert S. Kaplan, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
3:30 p.m. Break
3:40 p.m. Nonprofit Insights on Organizational Performance Building
  Moderator: Tina K. Weinfurther, president and CEO of CNM Connect
Angela King, president and CEO of Volunteers of America Texas
Ann Sheets, president and CEO of Camp Fire First Texas
John Siburt, president and COO of CitySquare
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
  Alfreda B. Norman
5:10 p.m. Networking Reception
7:00 p.m. Adjourn
For More Information

Email Molly Hubbert Doyle at with any questions.