Date: Tuesday, July 31
Duration: 60-Minute Webinar
Time: 1:00pm EDT ~ 12:00pm CDT ~ 11:00am MDT ~ 10:00am PDT
Join us for the webinar on Playing Nicely in the Sandbox – Helping Development and Accounting Work Well Together with Dan Busby, president of ECFA, and Vonna Laue, executive vice president of ECFA.
The role of each development and accounting person on staff is to help the organization fulfill its mission. Sometimes the short-term goals of these two departments can seem to contradict each other. This webinar will encourage communication and collaboration to help further the ministry’s work and the success of each person.
Identify key pieces of information that are necessary to obtain for donations
Understand accounting implications of various donation methods
Recognize challenges of maintaining donor relationships
Improve communication between development and accounting
Dan Busby, President of ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability), has been involved in the work of the churches and nonprofit organizations for his entire career.
Dan has over 40 years of experience serving the Christ-centered church and nonprofit community and frequently speaks nationally on related issues. He is a prolific writer with 62 volumes of eight book titles published. His most recent books include a 2015 release, TRUST: The Firm Foundation of Kingdom Fruitfulness, a 2017 release, Lessons From the Nonprofit Boardroom, co-authored by John Pearson, and a release planned for mid-2018, Lessons From the Church Boardroom, also co-authored with John Pearson.
Vonna serves as an executive vice president at ECFA. Before coming to ECFA, Vonna spent 20 years, most recently as a managing partner, with a national public accounting firm specializing in service to Christian ministries in the areas of audit and consulting. There she served in organizational leadership as well as providing services to meet clients’ various needs.
Vonna earned her B.S. degree from Black Hills State University and her MBA degree in Leadership and Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado. She has served local organizations in a variety of positions, and has published articles in national church business administration publications as well as co-authored the book, Essential Guide to Church Finance. In 2010, Vonna was inducted into the Church Management Hall of Fame. Her speaking experience includes a variety of regional and national conferences.
Continuing Education Credit
In order to receive CPE or CEU credit, you must register and log on individually to the webinar, attend a minimum of 50 minutes of the webinar, and answer the polling questions during the webinar. (The recommended credit for this webinar is: 1 CPE credit and 0.1 CEU credit.)
CPE - NASBA Credit: ECFA is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37312-2417. Website: www.nasbaregistry.org. CPE credits earned are based on a 50-minute session equaling one CPE credit—Recommended CPE credit: 1 hour specialized knowledge. Program level: basic; delivery method: group internet-based; prerequisites: none; advanced preparation: none.
CEU - The Church Network Credit: ECFA is a National Registered Continuing Education Provider (NRCEP) with The Church Network. This program is a premier comprehensive continuing education program related to administration in the local church. It is designed to enhance the ongoing professional development of The Church Network members and other ministry professionals, through the offering of quality learning experiences. 0.1 CEUs will be granted to persons who properly register and attend one contact hour of a minimum of 50 minutes of lecture, presentation, or discussion on approved topics.