St. David's Foundation - Grant Partner Program

 Thursday, May 22nd

Start Time  What Where
8:30 AM Breakfast Buffet Tejas Dining Room 
9:00 Opening - Heinrich Room 201
10:15 Active Break Room 201
10:35 Strategy I - La Piana Room 201
12:15 PM Lunch Tejas Dining Room
1:00 Strategy II - La Piana (Group A) Room 201
1:00 Strengths-Based Leadership - Tumlin (Group B) Room 202
2:30 Active Break Courtyard
3:00 Strengths-Based Leadership - Tumlin (Group A) Room 202
3:00 Strategy II - La Piana (Group B) Room 201
4:30  Break Courtyard
5:00 PM  Dinner  Courtyard

Friday, May 23rd

Start Time  What Where
7:00 AM Yoga (Optional) Room 301
8:30 Breakfast Buffet Tejas Dining Room
9:00  Collective Impact - Peterson Room 201
10:15  Active Break: Movement Education Room 201
10:45 Collective Impact (con't.) Room 201
11:45 Lunch and Closing with St. David's Board Room 301 
1:00 - 2:00 PM Campus Exploration Tour (optional) Blanton Museum

Program Faculty 

David La Piana is founder and Managing Partner of La Piana Consulting, a national firm specializing in solutions to strategic issues faced by nonprofit organizations and their funders. Recognized as a leading expert on nonprofit management and governance, David has worked with funders and nonprofits across all sub-sectors.  He has taught at the University of San Francisco’s Institute for Nonprofit Organization Management and at the Haas School of Business at the UC Berkeley. He is author of several books: The Nonprofit Business Plan: The Leader’s Guide to Creating a Successful Business Model (2012), The Nonprofit Strategy Revolution: Real-Time Strategic Planning in a Rapid-Response World (2008), and Play to Win: The Nonprofit Guide to Competitive Strategy (2005).

Carolyn Heinrich is a Professor and Director of the Center for Health and Social Policy at the LBJ School, UT Austin. Heinrich’s research focuses on social welfare policy, labor force development, public management and econometric methods for program evaluation. She works with governments and organizations such as the World Bank, IADB, UNICEF on research to improve the impacts and effectiveness of economic and social investments. Ongoing projects involve the study of labor market outcomes for low-skilled and disadvantaged workers, performance management and contracting, health-care reform provisions and policy factors that support effective provision of substance abuse treatment services, and related poverty-reduction interventions.

Kyle Peterson is a Managing Director of FSG specializing in the areas of strategy, program design, operations and evaluation.  He writes and speaks on ideas related to global health, global development and companies’ engagement with society.  Prior to joining FSG, Kyle was a country director in Zimbabwe and Rwanda for Population Services International, where he managed a $20 million program and launched a number of health product "firsts" on the continent: mass marketed insecticide treated mosquito nets, female condoms, and a novel network of HIV/AIDS voluntary counseling and testing centers.  He serves as a board member on the Global Health Council and the Council on Foundation’s Global Philanthropy Committee.

Geoff Tumlin is Founder and CEO of Mouthpeace Consulting LLC, President of On-Demand Leadership, and Board Chair of Critical Skills Nonprofit.  He holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in communication from UT Austin, a B.S. from West Point and is a Faculty Fellow of UT Austin’s RGK Center and a Cátedras Laboris Fellow at University of Monterrey, Mexico.  He teaches and consults widely throughout North America and recently published Stop Talking, Start Communicating.

Julie Drake is Operations Director of UT Austin’s Fitness Institute of Texas (FIT) whose mission is to enhance the quality of lives through research, training and educational programs in physical activity, nutrition and behavioral health.  She holds a B.S. in Kinesiology, Health Promotion and Fitness from the University of Texas at Austin.  Julie is a certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor with over 10 years experience in medical fitness and cardiac rehabilitation.