You’re Invited: NVFS’ Mary Agee on Nonprofits & Community


Marymount University’s Reston Center invites you to the next event in our quarterly “Thought Leader Series” featuring Mary Agee, president and CEO of Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS). The event takes place on *Friday, April 5 at 8:30am*.

Space is limited. RSVP Online>>

Agee will tackle some of the biggest questions for nonprofits, including:

  • So you want your organization to make an impact:  Where do you start?
  • How does this shape your behavior as a leader?
  • What does this mean for your Board?
  • How do you prepare and engage your leadership team?
  • What specific steps do you need to take to adapt to the environment in order to make a lasting impact on the community?

CAE approved web iconThis program will earn one (1) credit hour for those seeking or maintaining the Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential.

Under Agee’s leadership, NVFS has grown into the largest private nonprofit human service organization in Northern Virginia. Established in 1924, NVFS works to improve the lives of clients through a variety of programs in five mission initiatives: safe & stable housing, child & family enrichment, health access, emergency assistance and workforce development.

Mary Agee began her career with NVFS as a family counselor in 1972. Over the last 30 years she has been instrumental in growing NVFS into the vital community resource that it is today — employing over 300 professionals and providing a constellation of life-changing programs to Northern Virginia’s families. From 1978-1988, Mary was deputy director of Northern Virginia Family Service and since 1988 has served as executive director and then chief executive officer.

This program meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential.  Every program that we offer which qualifies for CAE credit will clearly identify the number of CAE credits granted for full participation, and we will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies.  For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.orgThis program is not endorsed, accredited, or affiliated with ASAE or the CAE program. Applicants may use any program that meets eligibility requirements in the specific timeframe towards the exam application or renewal.  There are no specific individual courses required as part of the applications – selection of eligible education is up to the applicant based on his/her needs.

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