2015 JLT University Fall Conference

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Published: November 4, 2015

Join us Saturday, November 14th for an afternoon filled with inspiring speakers. This is one of the key training events of the year. All new members, active members, sustainers, family and friends are encouraged to join us for our JLT University Fall Conference!

Members, please sign-up on Digital Cheetah no later than Monday, November 9th.

12:00 – 12:15; Lunch catered by Annette Hartman
12:15 – 12:55; League: Melinda McNeilus on AJLI’s Competency
Model for Community and Civic Leadership
1:00 – 1:55; Leadership: Hanna Miller on Embracing Leadership
2:05 – 3:00; Life: Laurel Inman on Creating Life Balance

Melinda McNeilus

Melinda is a native of Illinois and moved to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology.  She remains close to her Illinois roots and spends 6 weeks there every summer.

Melinda’s main job is managing her three children- Eric, Jack, and Elizabeth- with her husband Eric of 16 years.  To keep her skill set up, volunteer, and meet people she joined the Junior League of Tucson.  It’s one of the best decisions she has ever made and this is her 8th active year as a member.

Melinda loves all the training opportunities the JLT has to offer! She has been a Fund Development Committee and Training Programs Chair.  Other placements included Member Mentoring and Development and Leadership Development Council Director.

Currently, Melinda is the President of the Junior League of Tucson – an opportunity she is thrilled to have!  In addition to the Junior League of Tucson, Melinda volunteers at Manzanita Elementary School and for FRIENDS of CFSD.

Hanna Miller

Hanna Miller will present on embracing leadership. Good leadership can be hard to find, and there are many obstacles that make accepting a position of leadership seem too treacherous to attempt.  Learn how to transform your trepidation by leaning into the discomfort and taking ownership of your vulnerability.

With over 20 years of experience in the thrilling Entertainment/Hospitality industry of Central Florida, Hanna Miller has a wide variety of experience in event production and customer service to offer the field of Nonprofit Fund Development. She is excited to finally be able to call Tucson home after a lifetime of visits to her grandmother’s Arabian Horse farm on the east side of town, and currently part of the amazing team at Alexander|Carrillo Consulting.

Hanna offers a variety of skills and services for clients, including Special Event strategy, planning and management; donor prospect research and data management; expert, efficient management of special projects, and extraordinary idea generating and creative problem solving abilities.

Additionally, Hanna serves on the Board of Directors for the Reid Park Zoological Society, where she participates in most committees and is chair of the Zoocson Event Committee, and she recently joined the Board of Trustees for The Gregory School. Hanna is also part of the 2016 Greater Tucson Leadership class.

Laurel Inman, PCC, BCC

Laurel Inman will be presenting on self-coaching to create life balance and how life balance directly relates to stress reduction and our relationship to nutrition and health.

Laurel is the Director of Coach Training here in Tucson for Prescott College. She is a past Health Coach & Educator through the Wellness Council of Arizona. Laurel has been in the health and wellness field as a health coach since 2001. She is the author of Eating with Heart, a 5-step program helping women break free from emotional eating.

Originally from Durango, Colorado, Laurel lives in Tucson with her three children. Laurel’s passion for health came from overcoming her own personal struggle with weight and a desire to help others on their own path in creating optimal health and their ideal life.  Her favorite hobbies include getting outdoors with her family, yoga, rock-climbing and mosaics.