Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 7:15 AM CDT
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2020 WVCA Conference 

The Annual Wisconsin Volunteer Coordinators Association Conference (WVCA) 

This year’s WVCA Conference is being held May 7th & 8th in Madison.  For 51 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.wvca.org and on Facebook.  We look forward to seeing you at the conference!   

Penny Jane Strauss 2020 Conference Chair

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



Featured Keynote Speakers

Deborah Biddle

With a calm, level-headed approach, keen listening, insightful questioning, and a passion for individual and organizational belonging and thriving, Deborah Biddle influences individuals and teams to successfully rethink and redo the ways they engage with people and make decisions.  Deborah is a certified diversity professional and runs the diversity and inclusion consulting, coaching, and training firm, the people company LLC. She works with organizations who want to leverage the power of change to heighten development and performance for their people. Deborah designs and delivers thought-provoking and challenging experiences that help people think better, do better and be better at what matters most.

Jacy Imilkowski

Jacy Imilkowski (just think “i-milk-cows-on-skis”) is born storyteller, self-admitted communication nerd, and champion of cultivating resilience in the workplace. During her 20+ years of coaching, speaking, training, and managing projects she has developed and delivered hundreds of learning sessions across north America. Jacy is a certified project manager, coach, and laughter leader, as well as an adjunct instructor at the university of Wisconsin-Madison and co-dean of the speaker’s academy for the national speaker’s association-WI chapter. She also holds a patient experience leadership certificate from the beryl institute. She loves her dog, and probably loves your dog too.

Andy Wallman

Andy is the president and executive creative director of kw2, a 33-year-old advertising and digital firm in Madison, Wisconsin that specializes in public health, higher education and business services. He brings a lifetime of creativity to work every day, having been a us and north American improv champion, million-view YouTube video director, active arts promoter and member of the world's greatest live band karaoke experience with Madison’s legendary band the gomers. He has appeared on the cover of satirical newspaper the onion twice. He received the 2017 Madison advertising federation's silver medal award for creative contributions to his company and community.