Workshop Title: Techniques to Engage Board, Staff and Volunteers
Speaker: Marge Smith
Organization: Princeton Community Works
LinkedIn: Marge Smith
Bio: Marge Smith is best known as a knowledgeable nonprofit leader/consultant/volunteer locally and nationally. Marge’s career encompasses a history of working with Volunteers as President on over nine nonprofit boards, as President of the Princeton YWCA, where there were over 1000 volunteers.
Marge is the Chair and Founder of Princeton Community Works, which for over 20 years has been a conference that has used the skill sets of over 150 volunteers annually. She has seen how volunteers transform themselves and their organizations to address the needs of our community and is passionate about enabling individuals and organizations to manage for success. In addition, she strives to connect people with each other and organizations because only by being and working together in a positive environment can we solve these major challenges.
Marge continues to be a much sought-after consultant facilitating board retreats, strategic planning initiatives, and team building workshops for literally hundreds of non-profits. She also teaches the Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management certification program as well as courses in leadership, emotional and social intelligence at Mercer County Community College.
In 2021, she was the Recipient of The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference Awards in the COMMUNITY category, which recognizes extraordinary women and men from around the world who have contributed to the economic empowerment of women.