Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 7:30 AM CDT
Friday, May 3, 2019 at 1:00 PM CDT

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2019 WVCA Conference 

The 50th Annual Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association Conference (WVCA) 

This year’s WVCA Conference is being held May 2&3 in Appleton.  For 50 years the WVCA conference has helped organizations keep current on training and trends in the field while providing ample networking opportunities.   As always, we will be offering a wide variety of relevant workshops led by local and national leaders in the field of volunteer management.  Add to this three amazing keynote speakers and this will be a conference to remember! And don’t forget we will have plenty of opportunity to network with other Volunteer Coordinators.

Don’t forget to check us out at www.wvcasite.com and on Facebook.  We look forward to seeing you at the conference!   

Penny Jane Strauss & Leah Thibodeau, 2019 Conference Co-Chairs

Download the the conference brochure HERE, to view full conference details, review workshop descriptions and speaker bios.


2019 WVCA Conference Keynote Speakers



The One Choice Rule: Transform Your Life & Work by Changing Your Mindset & BehaviorThis life-altering keynote is filled with groundbreaking insights and a tool for action to help you transform your life and achieve greater success. Tracy will share the secret of how to adapt thoughts and interpretations, change behavior, bring out the best in your team and yourself, and create the results that we covet at work and in life. Walk away with tools that will help you feel inspired, empowered, and able to take action. Choose to be more successful. Choose to be a better you. Choose to transform your life. The One Choice Rule: One choice can change everything.


Living Life at the Pinnacle Proactivity is ProductivityAn inspiring, entertaining and energizing keynote program involving much audience participation! This presentation covers proactive traits such as positive attitude, enthusiasm, success, the power of believing, thinking big and positive risk-taking.


eNLiGHTEN YOUR MINDTashi Deley created a tool called eNLiGHTENMENT. This tool was designed to assist in growing your Emotional Intelligence through mindfulness, becoming more self-aware, and transparent communication. Emotional intelligence is a main ingredient for relationships, engagement and overall happiness. In this keynote you will learn of several concepts that are common sense but not always common practice to assist you in the journey of life. Enlightenment means: education, learning, awareness, wisdom and awakening.