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2019 Trustees and Friends Conference

Conference Details:
When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., followed by a Q&A with the Endnote Speaker until 6:30 p.m. (Breakfast and Registration start at 8:15 a.m.)
Where: University of Vermont's Davis Center, Burlington, VT
Why: Brush up on your knowledge, reinvigorate your board, network with VT trustees and friends, and walk away inspired and informed!

Conference PowerPoints:


  • Christine Graham, from CPG Enterprises, will speak about fundraising and donor development
  • Erica Freudenberger, from the Southern Adirondack Library System, will speak about strategic planning and community engagement
  • Andy Robinson, an expert on board development, will speak about recruiting and retaining board members
  • Anne Galloway, from VT Digger and the VT Journalism Trust, will be our endnote speaker


  • $45 - VLA members
  • $50 - non-VLA members
  • Libraries with 3 or more registrants will receive a 10% discount

Attendees are also encouraged to register for the VT Library Association Conference on May 22nd (the day after the Trustees and Friends Conference).

Full Conference Agenda (PDF)