November 28, 2016

DFW Symposium


Held in partnership with Tarrant Literacy Coalition

Saturday, October 26th, 2019
8AM - 3:45PM
First United Methodist Church
313 N Center St, Arlington, TX 76011



Vicki Clark, Keynote

Vicki Floyd Clark has devoted the past 30 years of her life to building capacity in organizations and inspiring community and business leaders. A noted speaker, facilitator, consultant, and trainer, she has extensive experience in the nonprofit, government, and private sectors. Her work includes numerous specialty areas: board development, inclusion and diversity, leadership development, strategic planning, project planning, membership engagement, volunteer resource development, and effective communication.

Each year, she speaks to thousands of community and business leaders and has made presentations in 49 of the 50 United States. Her international experience includes engagements in England, Russia, Canada, and Venezuela.

She works with a variety of companies and organizations including Dun & Bradstreet, Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures, Centers for Disease Control, St. Jude Bar Association, National Center for Family Literacy, Delta Leadership Institute, Ronald McDonald House Charities, United Way, and the Association of Junior Leagues International.

Clark has long been an advocate for literacy and libraries. She was a member of the Literacy Powerline consulting team. Literacy Powerline developed a national network of literacy coalitions and spearheaded the “Right to Literacy” Campaign. She has been a featured speaker at the National Center for Families Learning Conference and for the Midland County Public Library Foundation.

For 12 years, Clark was Vice President at the Points of Light Foundation, Washington, DC.

Clark was trained by Dr. Peter F. Drucker and Frances Hesselbein and was a member of Dr. Drucker’s training and consultation team. She is a Senior Governance Consultant for BoardSource. She has been a guest lecturer at University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, University of Texas, San Antonio, Texarkana College, University of South Carolina, University of Houston, Texas A & M, and the Memphis Theological Seminary.

Clark serves proudly as a member of the boards of the National Diaper Bank Network and the Youth Volunteer Corps. She attended the University of Missouri and lives in Memphis, TN.

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