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Lisa Ward

Director of Education for Maddie's Fund

Lisa supports and manages the day-to-day activities of Maddie's Educational Program, including education grants and Maddie's University, an online learning management program. Lisa has an extensive background in education as a teacher, principle, and director of student services. She had dedicated her life to education and feels it is the foundation for change and growth in the world. Lisa has three rescue dogs: Thunder, Lightning, and Houston.

Sunday Feb 3rd, 2019

Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy: How Austin is Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

Clock Icon2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hear success stories from students of Maddie's® Lifesaving Academy and how apprenticeships are helping shape tomorrow's animal welfare leaders.


Lisa Ward

Monday Feb 4th, 2019

Leadership Roundtables

Clock Icon2:20 pm - 4:20 pm
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Participants will have the opportunity to connect with successful shelter leaders to learn pearls of wisdom and specific strategies.

Create Leaders from Within: Build a Succession Plan

Clock Icon1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Map Icon Salon 1-2

Learn how to to build a succession plan and identify innovative ways to manage your staff to achieve No Kill.

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