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2019 Annual Meeting, Leadership & Recovery Symposium Schedule

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2019 NAMI GEORGIA LEADERSHIP & RECOVERY SYMPOSIUM – SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2019

River Edge Behavioral Health, 175 Emery Highway, Macon, Georgia 31217

“Live. Learn. Share Hope.”

TIME TRACK SPEAKER(S) TITLE ROOM #
8:30AM – 9:00AM Registration & Breakfast ASSEMBLY
9:00AM – 9:30AM Kim Jones, Shannon Terrell Gordon (River Edge CEO) Welcome ASSEMBLY
Starts at 9:30AM First Tour to NAMI Central Georgia
9:30AM- 10:45AM Leadership Susan Gaffney NAMI: Local, State, National
featuring Susan Gaffney, NAMI Director of Governance & Membership
TR A
9:30AM- 10:45AM Program Various Program Marketing: Increase participation in local support groups & classes TR B
9:30AM- 10:45AM Recovery Bill Carruthers Recovery Council Welcome & Awards ASSEMBLY
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM  

BREAK

11:00AM-11:45 PM Leadership/
Recovery/
Program (Together)
Bill Carruthers, Faye Taylor,
Jean Olshefsky, CPS, CARES
Recovery Panel: What does a NAMI recovery-focused community look like?
moderated by Kim Jones
ASSEMBLY
11:45 AM – 1:00 PM  

NAMI GEORGIA AWARDS LUNCHEON

Starts at 1:00PM Second Tour to NAMI Central Georgia
1:00PM-2:00PM Leadership Diane Marinelli, Rockdale Newton Support Group, Hillary Gaines, NAMI Augusta, Judge Chafin, DeKalb/Henry Co. Leadership Panel: Best practices from local NAMI leaders
moderated by Susan Gaffney
TR A
1:00PM-2:00PM Program Jean Olshefsky, CPS, CARES The importance of recovery language TR B
1:00PM-2:00PM Recovery Various Overview:  NAMI Georgia Recovery Council ASSEMBLY
2:00PM-2:15PM  

BREAK

2:15PM-3:30PM Leadership Kathleen Varda,
Rachel Barber,
Susie Kyle, NAMI GA BOD
Fundraising 101: Break out sessions for Model A & Model B Affiliates TR A
2:15PM-3:30PM Program Neill Blake, NAMI Cobb; Linda Beaver, NAMI Union County, NAMI GA Staff Crisis Management TR B
2:15PM-3:30PM Recovery Various Recovery Council in your Affiliate: Next steps ASSEMBLY
3:30pm-3:45PM  

BREAK

3:45PM-4:45PM ALL (Together) Susan Gaffney, Various Annual Meeting & 2019 NAMIWalks Rally
*NAMI Georgia Board Meeting afterwards*
ASSEMBLY
6:00PM  

Dinner (Optional) – Parish On Cherry, 580 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201

 

 

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