2014 Sessions

Sessions take place from 11:00am-1:00pm* at the William A Grant Water & Environmental Center at Walla Walla Community College.  The sessions are duplicated on the second date, so please register for the date most convenient for you.

Sept. 18 & 19, 2014 Electronic Tools and Banking Services to Streamline Management and Improve Internal Control


Learn about the ever-growing variety of electronic tools and services available

to improve controls and efficiency. Identify the costs and benefits of new tools and

strategies to make useful cost comparisons. Explore:

ˇ         Remote capture deposit terminals

ˇ         Electronic fund transfers (EFT), wires,

ˇ         PayPal and other remote processors

ˇ         ACH for regular vendors

ˇ         Positive Pay systems

ˇ         Purchase cards, credit cards, debit cards

ˇ         Cloud-based systems to enter and approve timesheet records from any device

ˇ         Electronic tools for effective internal monitoring

ˇ         Going paperless- electronic permanent records

Join Kay Sohl, national nonprofit financial management consultant, and a local Banner Bank expert, and Susan Thompson, Banner Bank Treasury Management Sales, to learn tools your bank can provide to help prevent fraud and errors and potentially reduce the cost of fiscal processing.

Note-September sessions held on Thursday and Friday.

October 21 and 22 - Jan McGowan of Jan McGowan Nonprofit Consulting

Jan will address how best to recruit, manage, and retain volunteers.  She also will focus on how to cultivate volunteers within the context of strengthening their relationship with the mission and core values of the nonprofit organization that they serve.

November 18 and 19 - Jessica Cook of Walla Walla Community College Foundation

Jessica will dedicate both sessions to the art of grant writing.  Each session will present new material rather having the November 19th session repeat material presented in the November 18th session. 

Past Sessions