16 2019

Presidents' Circle

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Community Services Building - Board Room 333 Bloomfield Ave
Suite c
West Hartford, CT 06117

Contact Jody Angell



Handling Unexpected Questions and Concerns

with Debra Pittorie Forand, Principal, DP Forand Nonprofit Management Consulting

Monday, September 16

5:30 p.m. heavy apps & networking | Laws of kashrut observed

6 to 7:30 p.m. program & discussion

Community Services Building Board Room

Zachs Campus | 333 Bloomfield Avenue | West Hartford


Join us for a facilitated discussion on how to handle unexpected questions and concerns from your organization's constituents and the public. Nonprofit management consultant Debra Pittorie Forand will cover:

  • How to be the public face of your organization 

  • How to make your constituents feel heard

  • Creating a system to address constituent concerns

RSVP by Friday, September 13 to

Free and open to all Jewish agency, school and synagogue presidents


Presidents' Circle Co-Chairs

Lance Goldberg & Judy Rosenthal



About the Facilitator

Debra Pittorie Forand helps nonprofits and public sector agencies build capacity, improve operations, develop strategy and increase revenue. Her specific areas of expertise include board development, strategic communications, fund development planning and strategic planning. Prior to launching DP Forand Nonprofit Management Consulting in 2012, Ms. Forand's career included senior management positions in the nonprofit and government sectors. A graduate of Colgate University and Columbia University Business School's Senior Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals, Ms. Forand is also a BoardSource Certified Governance Trainer. For more information, visit

JLA is developed with support from the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford and funded by the Jewish Community Foundation, the Auerbach-Schiro Foundation, the Samuel Roskin Trust at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Lea and Richard Rubenstein, Lisa and Peter Fishman, and Sandy and Arnie Dashefsky.

Sponsor: Jewish Leadership Academy