Join us for The FVA Annual Conference!


The 2023 annual FVA Conference “ Every Moment Makes A Difference” was held Thursday, November 9 at Educational Service Center of Northeast Ohio in Independence with 78 attendees participating either in person or virtually.  Packed into this one day event were three dynamic speakers: Rob Toonkel from Arnot Health providing strategic advice on giving effective volunteer recognition; Betsy McFarland with Adisa presenting recent research on support for volunteer engagement, in addition to a workshop on handling difficult conversations with volunteers; then finishing out the day with Christine Hockman, founder of One Degree Shifts, with an energizing challenge to develop a positive mindset for effective leadership.
THANK YOU to our conference sponsors:
Hospice of the Western Reserve
Dovia Greater Akron Chapter
Promotional Solutions
Cleveland Metroparks
Lake County Council on Aging
Greater Cleveland Volunteers
Lakeland Community College
Nadine Gamble
Barbara Nalette
Kilbourne & Kilbourne

Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Lake County Council on Aging

Additional Basket/Raffle support from: UH Cleveland Medical Center; The Gathering Place; Judson Smart Living; Legacy Village; Sue Duffy; Kimberly Wallace; University Hospitals; Cleveland Metroparks.
Paid attendees should have received the speaker presentation slides and CEU certificate for attending.  Please email [email protected] if you did not receive them.
Want to be help plan the 2024 conference?  Reach out to this year’s FVA Conference Co-Chairs -[email protected] or [email protected] to express your interest.

Presenting Sponsors:

Want to be involved in 2024 year’s event? Feel free to reach out to our FVA Conference Chairs at [email protected]