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Sharing Experiences: Leadership of Volunteers in Response to the Lahaina Wildfires

September 27, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Calling all leaders of volunteer efforts on Maui!
Join fellow leaders from across Maui to share insights and experiences from the volunteer response to the devastating Lahaina wildfires.

Volunteer Leaders Forum
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
9 am to 10:30 am
via zoom

This virtual gathering is a platform to discuss challenges, lessons learned, and effective volunteer engagement strategies that can shape ongoing response efforts. This session offers a unique opportunity to:

  • Connect and Collaborate
    Network with peers and collaborate on effective strategies for coordinating volunteers in crises.
  • Share Experiences
    From logistical challenges to nurturing volunteers’ well-being, each leader brings valuable insights. Gain fresh perspectives on handling unexpected situations.
  • Discuss Challenges and Solutions
    Dive into hurdles faced and innovative solutions applied. Gather a toolkit of strategies for effective volunteer leadership.
  • Build a Supportive Community
    Connect with leaders dedicated to community impact. Establish a supportive network extending beyond the session.

Who Should Attend?

Leaders of volunteers, disaster response coordinators, community organizers, and anyone guiding volunteer efforts in emergencies. Whether experienced or new, your contributions enrich the knowledge shared. Join us to share, learn, and grow together.

Meet The Facilitator

Betsy McFarland, CVA has a passion for fostering leadership in those dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges. Betsy’s history includes extensive hands-on disaster response leadership in the nonprofit sector including recovery work after Hurricane Katrina. She excels in volunteer involvement assessments, strategy development, and training as a Certified Volunteer Administrator (CVA).

We hope you can take this opportunity to network, share, and get training you need to help your organization.

If you have ideas on how we can better help you, please reach out to me at


September 27, 2023
9:00 am - 10:30 am


County of Maui
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