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MSAE Education: September 2022
Friday, September 16, 2022, 8:30 AM CST
Category: Educational Events/Membership Meetings



Join us on Friday, September 16th for Learning to Hug a Porcupine... Strategic Planning that Stands Out and Gets Results with Rebecca Gordon


Time & Location 

Missouri Park & Recreation Association
2018 William St, Jefferson City, MO 65109


Members and Non-members are welcome!




8:30 am:



9:00 am - 12:00 pm:  

Learning to Hug a Porcupine... Strategic Planning that Stands Out and Gets Results with Rebecca Gordon


12:00 - 1:00 pm:  


Snacks will be available while you chat with other industry professionals. 


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About the Speaker:  Rebecca Gordon

Rebecca began her career in the nonprofit sector as an AmeriCorps VISTA working for Prevent Child Abuse Missouri. Since then, she has served over 24 years in the industry as a development director, executive director, and consultant. She has been a national trainer on advocacy, board development, cause marketing, raising money, generational communications, social media, brand development, and the nonprofit sector. Recently she completed serving eight years as the Executive Director of Friends of the Missouri Governor’s Mansion. She is currently an adjunct professor at the National Criminal Justice Training Center, where she teaches a public health approach to preventing child sexual abuse in communities.

Rebecca has worked with groups such as Board Source, The National Children’s Alliance, Prevent Child Abuse America, Midwest Regional Child Advocacy Center, Michigan’s Governor’s Task Force to Implement Erin’s Law, Children’s Mercy Hospital, and countless state, regional and local organizations.

Rebecca is passionate about good food, good friends, great books, and vibrant communities. She resides in Jefferson City with her husband of 26 years, their son, a Fire Fighter, and their rescue dog Lucky who loves his mom the most.


Contact: [email protected]