Monthly Event Calendar

Upcoming events

    • 07/18/2019
    • 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Reston Association 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191
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    ABOUT THE EVENT

    If you are involved with a nonprofit in Fairfax County and are looking for additional or new board members, you must join us for this exciting pilot event brought to you by Leadership Fairfax and Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives.
    Sponsored by: Reston Association, Dominion Energy and Fairfax County.
    Space is limited to 20 nonprofits and is free.

    If you are an individual looking to volunteer on a nonprofit board, this is your opportunity to learn about your options and match your expertise.
    Space is limited to the first 50 individuals and is free to Leadership Fairfax members; $20 for nonmembers.

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM Boardsmanship 101
    4:00 PM-6:00 PM Board Matching Fair, Beer from Lake Anne Brew House, Fun and Games. Corn hole, smash ball, etc. 

    Location: Reston Association Conference Center

    Thank you to all our Partners

                                                                                        



                 
    Fairfax County Department of Economic Initiatives
     



       

    • 07/04/2020
    • *Make your Committee selection(s) by registering
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    Where will YOU be involved in 2019-2020?

    Leadership Fairfax is your organization and you can help make it even more impactful for our 1900+ alums and for our community. We depend on the volunteer services of close to 150 people each year - from program committees, mentoring and coaching, alumni engagement, to finance and recruitment, there is a place for you.

    Serving on a committee is a wonderful way to give back while strengthening your network.  Below are descriptions of all our committees. Please review them and indicate on the registration page which committee(s)) interest you for service in the 2019-2020 year.

    Committees are open to all members in good standing or current class participants unless otherwise noted.  (Not sure if your membership is current? Contact Lauri@LeadershipFairfax.org for assistance)



    ENGAGEMENT


    Marketing and Communications Committee:  The Marketing and Communications Committee works with Leadership Fairfax staff to create a marketing and communications calendar for the year, to include press releases, social media postings, e-newsletters, marketing collateral for programs and events, and the Leadership Fairfax website.

    Committee Co-Chairs: Mike Leoni, LFI ‘15 and Bebe Nguyen, LFI ’14

    Meeting Times: 2nd Monday of the month from 2pm - 3pm

    Meeting Location: Conference Call unless otherwise noted



    Advancement Committee: The Advancement Committee is a relatively new committee that strategizes on the best approaches to growing and sustaining Leadership Fairfax. The committee will work with our Director of Advancement to develop important relationships with current and prospective investor-partners through personal visits, and securing the additional financial resources to fund programs, class scholarships, and supporting all Leadership Fairfax events. In addition, members will work to identify and attract candidates for each year's LFI, ELI, and LLP class programs. Committee members reach out to corporations, small businesses, and non-profits and plan the year's information sessions. Committee members also act as advocates in the community, through networking events, speaking engagements, and promoting Leadership Fairfax to organizations that best represent the diversity of the county.



    Committee Chair: Catherine Nelson

    Staff Liaison: Andy Sigle, LFI '14

    Meeting Times: TBA

    Meeting Location: TBA 


    Alumni Engagement Committee: The Alumni Engagement Committee plans creative and entertaining events for Leadership Fairfax members and alumni to network and continue learning throughout the year. Committee members also seek out opportunities to partner with other organizations for events. Events include the Alumni Reception, brown bag lunches, Speaker Series, happy hours, etc. 

    Committee Co-Chairs: Sharon Ferraro, LFI ’03 and Ashleigh Dorfman, LFI ‘14

    Meeting Times: The 1st Wed of every month from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (except for the next meeting on July 10th.)

    Meeting Location: LFx Vienna office


    Ambassador Committee: The LFI/ELI/LLP Ambassadors are a select group of Class representatives to further alumni engagement in Leadership Fairfax’s mission; to educate, prepare, inspire, and connect leaders to serve and strengthen our community. Class Ambassadors will encourage support through engagement and annual membership. We ask that all Ambassadors and committee members be members in good standing and accept a two-year term.

    Committee Captain: Ashleigh Dorfman, LFI ‘14

    Meeting Times: Join us when you can. The 1st Wed of every month from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm (except for the next meeting on July 10th.)

    Meeting Location: LFx Vienna office


    Finance Committee: The Finance Committee provides oversight of the current year's budget, reviews financial statements, prepares the next fiscal year's budget, advises on current- and long-term fiscal affairs, and develops and recommends financial policies and guidelines. Preference to financial professionals. 

    Committee Chairs: Douglas McDonald, LFI '98

    Meeting Times: TBA

    Meeting Location: TBA



     
    Events Steering Committee:  Assist Leadership Fairfax in creating our 5 annual events: Board of Supervisors Breakfast, Commencement, Alumni Reception, Holiday Open House, and Northern Virginia Leadership Awards. Click here for specifics on each event. Use your creative energies to bring a theme to life, think of possible locations to host, fundraising options within the event, pricing and so much more. Help with one, two or all of the events. Preference given to event management professionals. 

    Committee Chair: TBA

    Staff Liaison: Lauri Swift, LFI '14

    Meeting Times: TBA

    Meeting Location: LFx Conference Room







    PROGRAMS

    ELI Program Committee: ELI Program Committee: The ELI Program Committee provides direction and oversight of curriculum planning for the Emerging Leader Institute's class. The committee also determines topics of study for the class year and contacts prospective trainers/speakers. The committee meets as needed during the summer and monthly after the ELI program begins in September. Preference to ELI grads.   

    Committee Chair: Susan Sims, ELI ‘12

    Vice Chair: Joan Dempsey, ELI ‘14

    Meeting Times: Meetings are 2 weeks prior to ELI Class day at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

    Meeting Location: LFx Conference Room


    ELI Community Service Projects Committee: The ELI Community Service Projects (CSP) Committee solicits, reviews, and selects applications from non-profits for the community service projects which will be offered to the ELI class for selection. Members of the committee will also act as ELI Team Advisors to guide and support the teams in project management, facilitate between nonprofit and team once the project is assigned and liaise to the CSP committee.

    Committee Chair: Tom Barnett, ELI ‘08

    Meeting Times: Meeting are scheduled by the Committee Chair

    Meeting Location: TBA


    ELI Mentoring and Coaching Committee: The ELI Mentoring and Coaching Committee provides direction and oversight of the ELI mentoring and coaching component and helps match mentors and coaches with ELI class members.  The committee meets during the summer and monthly after the ELI program begins in September. 

    Committee Chair: Katrina Brauer, ELI '14 & Suzanne Keating, LFI '98

    Meeting Times: TBA

    Meeting Location: TBA


    ELI Mentor: ELI mentors meet with their "mentees" from January through June, providing guidance and advice to help emerging leaders build their core leadership competencies and make connections in the community. 

    ELI Coach: ELI coaches with their "coachees" from January through June to help them work on their leadership development and other issues.  ELI Coaches must be professional coaches from an accredited program.   


    LFI Program Committee: The LFI Program Committee manages and oversees the LFI class program. This committee works closely with the LFI Team Advisors and Faculty, to coordinate with each class team on planning their program day(s). The committee meets as needed during the summer and monthly after the LFI program begins in September. Open to LFI members.

    Committee Co-Chairs: Kim Stewart, LFI ’17 and Cynthia Bailey, LFI ‘18

    Meeting Times: 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:30 am

    Meeting Location: LFx Conference Room


    LFI Team Advisor: LFI Team Advisors assist assigned team of members of the LFI class in all aspects of planning for their program days. Support, facilitate, and offer guidance to team. Attend team planning meetings and presentations to the LFI Program Committee, and the class day the team will be organizing. Team Advisors will attend a training session prior to the start of the class and will attend the Saturday opening program day on September 21st. Open to LFI members.

    Committee Chair: Betsy Schatz, LFI '02

    Staff Liaison: Karen Cleveland, LFI '05

    Meeting Times: TBA

    Meeting Location: LFx Conference Room


    Honors College Connects Student Team Adviser: The HCC Student Team Advisor helps facilitate and guide a GMU Honors College Student team as it takes on a 7 month community service project; help develop project management and leadership skills, guide the team through the project planning and execution phase, facilitate between nonprofit and team, and liaise to Mason Honors College and Leadership Fairfax staff. The Team Advisors are encouraged to join the students for their opening orientation on a Saturday in September.

    Committee Chair: Tom Barnett, ELI ‘08

    Meeting Times: Meeting are scheduled by the Committee Chair

    Meeting Location: TBA


Past events

06/12/2019 Wolf Trap offers Alumni Members tickets to Caracalla Dance Theatre
06/12/2019 Joint LFI and ELI Commencement for Class of 2019
06/05/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
06/04/2019 ELI Community Service Project Presentations 2019
05/29/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
05/22/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
05/10/2019 Lifetime Leaders Program: Information Session
05/07/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Information Session
05/06/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
04/17/2019 Lifetime Leaders Program: Information Session
04/16/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
04/10/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
04/08/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Information Session
04/05/2019 Board of Supervisors Annual Breakfast
03/27/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
03/13/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
03/04/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Information Session
03/01/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Information Session
02/27/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
02/08/2019 2019 Leadership Summit
02/06/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
01/29/2019 Fx Co Gov't Employee Info Session for LFI & ELI 2019/2020
01/16/2019 Class of 2019/2020 Webinar Information Session
12/19/2018 Holiday Party & Open House
12/08/2018 Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Fundraiser at Reston Town Center
12/07/2018 2018 NVLA Awards Luncheon
10/25/2018 30th Anniversary Celebration
09/28/2018 Membership Phone-A-Thon
09/25/2018 Arts Education Panel featuring Dr. Alexander Pantelyat and Noah Scalin
09/07/2018 Membership Phone-A-Thon
08/28/2018 Membership Phone-A-Thon
08/26/2018 Wolf Trap offers Alumni Members tickets to Bollywood Boulevard
08/21/2018 ELI Program Committee
08/08/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
07/31/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
07/11/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
06/27/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
06/13/2018 Joint LFI and ELI Commencement for Class of 2018
06/06/2018 30th Anniversary Celebration Steering Committee
06/06/2018 Alumni Engagement Committee Meeting
06/06/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
05/30/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
05/23/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
05/18/2018 Class of 2019 Webinar Information Session
01/24/2018 Road to Richmond
12/19/2017 Holiday Party & Open House
12/17/2017 Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride Fundraiser at Reston Town Center
11/09/2017 2017 NVLA Awards Luncheon
09/28/2017 Alumni Reception
09/22/2017 LFI Class of 2018 Class Day-Save the Date
09/15/2017 Membership Phone-A-Thon
09/12/2017 ELI Class of 2018 Class Day-Save the Date
08/23/2017 Emerging Leaders Institute Orientation Sessions
08/22/2017 Emerging Leaders Institute Orientation Sessions
08/17/2017 Communications Committee Meeting
07/21/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
07/13/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
07/05/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
06/29/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
06/27/2017 Information Session
06/26/2017 Recruitment Phone-A-Thon
06/14/2017 Joint LFI and ELI Commencement for Class of 2017
06/09/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
06/07/2017 Canceled Today: Alumni Engagement Committee
06/06/2017 ELI Program Day: From Here to the Community
06/02/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
05/24/2017 Information Session: Lifetime Leaders Program (LLP)
05/23/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
05/10/2017 Information Session for the LFX 2017 Fall Classes
05/03/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
05/02/2017 Recruitment Committee Meeting
04/28/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
04/26/2017 POSTPONED till 5/24 Info. Session: Lifetime Leaders Program (LLP)
04/18/2017 Recruitment Committee Meeting
04/12/2017 Information Session for the LFX 2017 Fall Classes
04/05/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
04/03/2017 Fairfax County Gov't Employee Information Session for LFX '17 Fall Classes
03/16/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFX Classes Starting this Fall
03/10/2017 26th Annual Board of Supervisors Breakfast
03/02/2017 Information Session for the LFX 2017 Fall Classes
03/01/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
02/22/2017 Information Session for the LFX 2017 Fall Classes
02/10/2017 LEADERS ACCELERATE! Summit
02/09/2017 Information Session for the LFX Fall Classes
02/01/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
01/26/2017 2017 Road to Richmond
01/17/2017 Webinar Information Session for the LFI Classes of 2017-2018
01/04/2017 Alumni Engagement Committee
12/01/2016 2016 NVLA Awards Luncheon
09/13/2016 ELI Class Day
08/24/2016 Ricky Martin at Wolf Trap
07/14/2016 American Ballet Theatre Presents Romeo and Juliet
07/08/2016 National Symphony Orchestra Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue Yuja Wang, Piano Lionel Bringuier, Conductor
06/16/2016 Info Session Webinar
06/15/2016 Kendra Scott - Sip, Shop and Sparkle
06/09/2016 Commencement for Class of 2016
06/07/2016 ELI Community Service Project Presentations 2016
06/07/2016 LFI and ELI Joint Program Day
06/02/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
05/19/2016 LFI Program Day
05/10/2016 ELI Class Day - "Leadership From Within"
05/05/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
04/22/2016 Board of Supervisors Breakfast
04/21/2016 LFI Program Day
04/12/2016 ELI Class Day - "Perception is Reality"
04/07/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
03/17/2016 LFI Program Day
03/08/2016 ELI Class Day - Building a Healthy Community"
03/03/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
02/18/2016 LFI Program Day
02/17/2016 Program Info Sessions - ELI, LFI, LLP
02/09/2016 ELI Class Day - "Building Healthy Teams"
02/05/2016 Leaders Accelerate! - Leadership Center for Excellence's Leadership Summit!
02/04/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
02/03/2016 LFI Team Advisor Meeting
01/28/2016 2016 Annual Alumni Reception
01/26/2016 Road to Richmond
01/21/2016 LFI Program Day
01/20/2016 LLP Info Session
01/12/2016 ELI Class Day - "Leading Where You Are"
01/07/2016 LFI Program Committee Meeting
12/17/2015 LFI Program Day
12/10/2015 LLP Info Session - POSTPONED TO JANUARY 13TH
12/08/2015 ELI Class Day - "Fierce Conversations"
12/03/2015 2015 NVLA Awards Luncheon
12/03/2015 LFI Program Committee Meeting
11/20/2015 Lifetime Leaderhip Program Day
11/19/2015 LFI & LLP Program Day
11/10/2015 ELI Class Day - "Roles We Play"
11/05/2015 LFI Team Advisor Meeting
11/05/2015 LFI Program Committee Meeting
11/03/2015 Lifetime Leadership Program Day
10/21/2015 Lifetime Leadership Program Day
10/15/2015 LFI - ELI - LLP Program Day
10/07/2015 Lifetime Leadership Program Day
10/01/2015 LFI Program Committee Meeting
09/25/2015 Leadership Fairfax Institute Opening Days
06/04/2015 Commencement for Classes of 2015
06/02/2015 ELI Community Service Project Presentations
03/13/2015 Board of Supervisors Breakfast
11/06/2014 NVLA Awards Luncheon
10/25/2014 Volunteer Fest - October 25!
06/05/2014 Commencement for Classes of 2014
02/18/2014 Board of Supervisors Breakfast


 

 

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