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During the closing convening of the National Summit on Volunteer Engagement Leadership in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, in July 2017, a temporary task force was appointed and charged with proposing a structure for a formal group that will leverage and convene existing networks, organizations, and individuals to elevate and drive a national conversation about the power and potential of volunteer engagement, as well as encourage collective action for nationwide engagement strategies.

Refer to these background documents for greater insights on the origins of The National Alliance for Volunteer Engagement:

2019 – Strategic Planning RFP for the National Alliance

2019 – Points of Light Presentation on The National Alliance

2018 -The National Alliance Case Statement

2017/2018 – The National Alliance Task Force Participants

2017 – National Summit Report Regarding The National Alliance


The National Alliance for Volunteer Engagement is fortunate to have had the following experts guide the formalized launch as part of the Interim Leadership Team:

  • Wanda Lee Bailey, Non-Profit & Volunteer Management Consultant
  • Karmit Bulman, Executive Director, Minnesota Association for Volunteer Administration
  • Alison Doerfler, Senior Vice President, Capacity Building, Points of Light
  • Kaira Esgate, CEO, America‚Äôs Service Commissions (ASC)
  • Beth Steinhorn, President, VQ Volunteer Strategies
  • Megan Vixie, Director of Human Resources, Beach Cities Health District
  • Dana Litwin and Betsy McFarland, Facilitators

To receive updates or express interest in getting involved with The National Alliance for Volunteer Engagement movement, please select this contact link.
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