2019 Executive Directors’ Conference
February 12 – 13, 2019
Capitol Day | February 14
DoubleTree by Hilton
2019 Registration Rates:
Early Registration | ends January 13, 2019
TCFV or TAASA Member | $195
Non-Member | $215
Regular Registration | after January 13, 2019
TCFV or TAASA Member | $210
Non-Member | $230
Multiple Ticket Discount
$150 per ticket when you register three (3) or more staff from the same program
Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellations received by February 4th, 2019 will receive a refund, minus a 25% processing fee. Cancellations after this date are non-refundable.
Tuesday, February 12
10:00 am – 4:00 pm| Registration & Exhibitors open
Outside Phoenix North
10:00 am – 12:30 pm| New Executive Director’s Roundtable with Toni Johnson-Simpson
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm | Welcome – Gloria Terry, Texas Council on Family Violence & Rose Luna, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm| Elevate and Amplify Your Inner Changemaker with Michelle Kinder
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm | Break
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm| Breakout Session 1 | To be announced
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm | Breakout Session 2 | Microaggressoions in the Workplace and Resiliency with Maggi McGiffert and Anna Wasim
2:30 pm – 3:45 pm| Breakout Session 3 |Prevention Panel: Engaging Donors Through Prevention | Shannon Murdoch, Prevention Director at Texas Council on Family Violence to moderate
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm | Break
4: 00 pm – 5:00 pm | Hot Topic Networking
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm | Thought Leaders Cohort meet and greet, by invitation only
Wednesday, February 13
Exhibitors hall open from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
7:30 am – 8:30 am| Yoga for Leaders with Krista Del Gallo
8:00 am – 9:00 am| Breakfast
Outside Phoenix North
9:30 am – 10:30 am | Plenary | The Psychology of Fundraising with Dr. Art Markman
10:30 am – 10:45 pm | Break
10:45 am – 12:00 pm| Breakout Session 4 | Creating a Safer Texas I: A Blueprint for Access, Inclusion, and Supportive Services for Survivors of Family Violence
10:45 am – 12:00 pm| Breakout Session 5 | to be announced
10:45 am – 12:00 pm| Breakout Session 6 | Men in the Anti-Violence Movement with Jan Langbein, Executive Director at Genesis
12:00 – 12:30 | Lunch served
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Plenary | Engaging Immigration Survivors panel
1:30 – 1:45 pm | Break
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm| Breakout Session 7 | Creating a Safer Texas II: A Blueprint for Access, Inclusion, and Supportive Services for Survivors of Family Violence
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm| Breakout Session 8 | to be announced…
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm| Breakout Session 9 | Creating a Vicarious Trauma-Informed Organization with Karen Kalergis
3:00 pm – 3:15 pm | Break
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm | A Musician with a Message with Saul Paul
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm | Closing remarks, Gloria Terry, Texas Council on Family Violence & Rose Luna, Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Membership Event
Art Markman, PhD is the Anabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at the University of Texas at Austin and Founding Director of the Program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations. He has written over 150 papers on topics including reasoning, decision making, and motivation. Art brings insights from cognitive science to a broader audience through his blogs at Psychology Today and Fast Company as well as his radio show/podcast Two Guys on Your Head produced by KUT. He is the author of several books including Smart Thinking, Smart Change, and Brain Briefs. His next book–Bring Your Brain to Work–will be published in June, 2019.
Michelle Kinder is the Executive Director of Momentous Institute in Dallas, Texas. She has worked in the field of children’s mental health for more than 20 years and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Arts and the University of Texas with a master’s degree in Educational Psychology.
SaulPaul, the “Musician with a Message,” is known throughout the world for entertaining and educating a variety of audiences. After being named 2017 Austinite of the Year, SaulPaul began 2018 with his song Rise (Remix) topping the charts and becoming one of the #1 songs on Sirius XM radio. His book Dream in 3D has influenced nearly a million audience members through his work. His universally accessible story of tragedy to triumph continues to reach many through the film Tower to Tower. He has shared his story and his music at two TEDx Talks, Google HQ, the last 5 Super Bowls and the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. He uses his platform to promote social good and serve as a youth.
New ED Roundtable
New Executive Directors Roundtable
February 12th | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The New Executive Director’s Round Table brings together executive directors with less than three years of tenure. This event creates space to share information and build partnerships in the Anti-Violence movement. Toni Johnson-Simpson, Executive Director of Denton County Friends of the Family will facilitate a discussion on how to navigate your new role.
Toni Johnson-Simpson is a native of Denton and has served as Executive Director of Denton County Friends of the Family since 2005. DCFOF Is the sole provider of emergency shelter and free counseling to victims of relationship violence and sexual assault. Prior to taking on the position of executive leadership at DCFOF, ,She became involved in this work simply, because she believes each person has the right to live in a home free of violence.
Be sure to select the New Executive Directors Round Table event with your conference registration. Brunch is included with registration.
Yoga for Leaders
Join us for Yoga for Leaders with Krista Del Gallo, Certified Yoga Instructor with 300 hours of teacher training.
Krista’s yoga class will offer advocacy leaders the opportunity to restore and rejuvenate using the breath and basic asana (yoga posture). No yoga experience needed. Please dress comfortably. There will be some mats and large towels for all.
DoubleTree by Hilton
6505 N Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78752
Reserve Your Lodging Now
Hotel rate is open until January 13, 2019 or until block is full, whichever comes first.
Attendees may also call the DoubleTree and book over the phone.
Call 1-800-866-3126, use the code FAM to receive block rate.