Donna Murray-Brown CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association to Speak at 2017 Michigan Nursing Summit

We are pleased to announce that this year's 2017 Michigan Nursing Summit, October 11-13, will begin with a Pre-Conference Workshop, featuring Donna Murray-Brown. Murray-Brown will be speaking at the workshop titled Mapping Your Way to Board Leadership.

Donna Murray-Brown is the President and CEO for Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA). She leads the strategic direction and overall operations of MNA’s affiliates and programs. MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector by offering services, resources and systems nonprofits need to improve and strengthen their communities.

Prior to being named President & CEO, Ms. Murray-Brown served as Director of the Metro Detroit Partnership Office and Senior Director of Capacity-building for MNA. In this dual role, she led a successful strategic alliance program for arts and culture organizations in metro Detroit; led the merger negotiations of four organizations to create the Belle Isle Park Conservancy; and attracted national program partnerships and investment to the region including New York-based National Urban Fellows and Wisconsin-based Public Allies.

Before joining MNA, Donna was Vice President and Community Reinvestment Act Director for Charter One Bank where she developed and executed strategy and leadership for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) compliance. She also strengthened the company's business and corporate citizenship with key partnerships of more than 100 civic and community-based organizations.

Ms. Murray-Brown serves as Vice Chair on the Board of Directors for the National Council of Nonprofits, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees for Detroit Public Television, Board of Directors for Michigan Associations of United Ways, and is a state commissioner for the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging. She is also a member of the Nonprofit Advisory Council for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

See the full slate of speakers here.