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Announcing our May 2016 Institute

Maine's New Leaders Council Holds Fifth Institute of 2016, Focusing on Strategic Influencing and Leadership


PORTLAND, ME – New Leaders Council of Maine proudly presents its fifth and final Institute of 2016, featuring former non-profit consultant Tom Leonhardt. Additional presenters include NLC Maine co-founder and board member Alex Cornell du Houx and board member Emily Cramer. NLC Maine is delighted to be concluding its’ second annual institute with these accomplished speakers May 14th and 15th.

Tom Leonhardt recently retired from 44 years of working as a non-profit consultant and teacher in Washington D.C. He continues his non-profit work on a volunteer basis by teaching communications courses at the Maine Association of Non-Profits, being a tour guide at the Portland Museum of Art and has served as a board member of the Friends of the Eastern Promenade. NLC Maine is excited to have Tom presenting on the topic of strategic influencing.

Alex will be providing training on leadership skills and Emily will be sharing her knowledge of the grant funding process.

Lastly, the final preparations will be made for the annual fellows’ fundraiser event. This event is scheduled Thursday June 9th at the Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Gallery Space.  Planned Parenthood is located at 443 Congress Street- 3rd Floor in Portland, Maine. More details to follow in the coming weeks-- stay tuned!

Applications to become an NLC Fellow and participate in an NLC Institute in your area are accepted each September. To learn more, please visit NLC's website.


New Leaders Council is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to educating a new generation of leaders and to providing those leaders with the tools they need to succeed.

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