Building an Organizational Culture that Withstands Change

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How do you create a healthy culture, especially during a leadership transition? Join us to hear from your peers who have managed changing internal landscapes and led leadership transitions successfully. Learn some tips and tricks that will help you shift culture in your organization, even if there is no transition in your future.

The CMF-JCP Grantmaking Series is a program offering made possible through an agreement between The Council of Michigan Foundations and the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy.

* Completion of this webinar will count toward the CMF-JCP Grantmaking Series Certificate of Completion - More Details 


Melanca Clark, president and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation

Melanca oversees the overall operations of the Hudson-Webber Foundation, which has contributed over $200 million to improve the quality of life in Detroit since 1939.  Prior to joining the foundation in August 2016, Melanca held senior positions in the Obama Administration including Chief of Staff of the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Senior Policy Advisor with the White House Domestic Policy Council, and Senior Counsel with DOJ's Access to Justice Initiative.  Melanca earned her law degree from Harvard Law School and her undergraduate degree from Brown University.

Mike Goorhouse, president and CEO, Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area

Mike's involvement with the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area (CFHZ) goes back 13 years as he was a member of the Youth Advisory Committee, Development Committee and 60th Anniversary Task Force before joining the staff as Vice President of Donor Development in 2012 and becoming President/CEO in 2014. He has spent his entire career in philanthropy including working with foundations and youth grantmakers at the Council of Michigan Foundations. Mike has a degree in Secondary Education from Calvin College and a Masters' degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration from Grand Valley State University.


CMF Members: $35
Nonmembers: $70

Originally published September 19, 2017

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