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2019 Education Conference

Moments Make a Difference: Make Them Count

Moments Make a Difference…Make Them Count

TADVS 2019 Educational Conference

Sunday, February 17, 2019

                3:00 – 4:30 pm                   Outgoing Board Meeting (Heart of Texas Conference Room)

                3:00 – 5:30 pm                   Check-in and Registration (Frontier Conference Room - Lobby)

                6:00 – 7:00 pm                   Dinner (Frontier Conference Room)

                7:00 – 8:30 pm                   Opening Session (Frontier Conference Room)    

                                                                Brenda J. McBride, LCSW, Employee Assistance Program Director

                                                                UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health Center

                                                                Finding Joy in the Moment- How to fill your cup so you can lovingly fill the cup of others.

Monday, February 18, 2019

                7:45 – 8:45 am                   Late Registration & Breakfast  (Lone Star Conference Room)

                9:00 – 10:15 am                 Session I (Lone Star Conference Room)

                                                                Joni Reed

                                                                Crack the Administration Code: Why don’t they understand the importance of


                10:15 – 10:30am                Break (Lone Star Conference Room)

                10:30 – 11:45am                Session II (Lone Star Conference Room)

                                                                Joni Reed

                                                                Programs That Prove a Point: Make every volunteer assignment count!

                12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Lobby open area)

                1:15 – 2:30 pm                   Session III (Lone Star Conference Room)

                                                                Joni Reed

                                                                Putting it all together: Solidify your role as a “decision maker” in your


                3:00 – 5:00 pm                   Vendor Trade Show & Scavenger Hunt (Frontier Room)

                5:00 – 6:30 pm                   President’s Party (Longhorn/Courtyard Cafe)                   

                                                                Dinner will be on your own.  There are many dining options in the area to please

your palette…from Steaks to sandwiches the options are endless!           

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

                8:00 – 8:45am                    Breakfast (Lone Star Conference Room)

                9:00 – 10:30 am                 Session IV – BEST OF THE BEST! (Lone Star Conference Room)

                                                                Brandi Neeb, Volunteer Coordinator

                                                                Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont                                                              

                                                                Facebook: Don’t be afraid to push a few buttons!

                                                                Hortencia Castano-Urbanowiez, Director of Volunteer Services

                                                                University Health System, San Antonio

                                                                How to have successful group interviews.

                10:45 – 12:00 pm            Session V – BEST OF THE BEST! (Lone Star Conference Room)

    Cheronda Rutherford, Senior Volunteer Coordinator

         Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston

   Supervising Interns and ROI for your Program.

    Angela Frazier, Volunteer Coordinator

Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston

                                                                Developing a Robust Summer Teen Volunteer Program.

                12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch (Lone Star Conference Room)

                1:30 – 2:00pm                    Silent Auction Pick-up (Lone Star Conference Room)

                 2:15 – 3:30pm                  Business Meeting, Installation of Officers & Conference Conclusion

(Lone Star Conference Room)

Incoming Board Meeting immediately following.

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