is president of Third Sector Innovations, providing marketing, fundraising and management services for nonprofit organizations.She
has presented at Rally over 10 times and at regional meetings and conferences.Her
subject areas of expertise include fundraising and overall organizational development.Additionally, she
regularly teaches on a variety of subjects related to nonprofit management, marketing and fundraising at various colleges/universities in Colorado and Georgia.Illene
has been involved in fund raising, marketing, planning and general organizational management as an executive director, fundraising director, board member, volunteer, writer, editor, facilitator, trainer and consultant for 22 years.She holds a masters of business administration and a bachelors in journalism and business, and is recognized as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Highlights of her
volunteer involvement include two years as president for the Colorado Nonprofit Association
.Additionally, Illene works one-on-one with a variety of land trust organizations in the west, including Colorado Open Lands, Eagle Valley Land Trust and Mesa Land Trust this past year.