TRIO 2012 Leadership Summit

TRIO Leaders met at the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) offices in Pittsburgh, PA September 28 & 29, 2012 for the 2012 Leadership Summit, the TRIO national board meeting and a 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner

2011 Summit Theme:
"TRIO: Looking Back 25 Years - Moving Forward"

The two day event (Sept 28th & 29th, 2012) met with enthusiastic success by the chapter presidents, chapter members, members-at-large and TRIO board members with fourteen powerful workshop session speakers and a keynote address given by UNOS CEO, Walter Graham at the anniversary gals held Friday night.

Chapters attending included:

  • Akron-Canton
  • Greater Cleveland
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Long Island
  • Nation's Capital
  • San Francisco
  • Ventura County West Valley
  • plus Members-at-Large and our Youth Circle

The video recordings for each session are available by clicking each session below.

Photos by Susan Pincus, TRIO Secretary & Official Summit Photographer.


Session 11: Enjoying Sexual Fulfillment Post Transplant

Chris Shay-Downer

Session 10: Donor Awareness and Primary Care Physicians

Howard Degenholtz

Session 9: Existing Payer Environment for Kidney-Pancreas and Heart Transplant Patients

Ceylun Gul

Session 7: Volunteer Recruitment, Engagement, Empowerment and Retention

Colleen Sullivan

Session 6: Facing the TRIO Chapter Challenge/Best Practices

Session 5: Support Needs of the Transplanted Youth: A Chapter challenge

Mary Wu and Allie Weese

Session 4: Caring for the Caregiver

Mike Lockovich

Session 3: Finding Flow in the Transplant Process and in our TRIO groups and organization

Jacqui Scolaro

Session 2: Effective Public Speaking: Advocating for Organ Donation

Ron Taubman

Session 1: Finding Meaning in Death: Life as an Organ Donor Specialist

Stefanie Dziedzic

Luncheon presentation on Corneal Transplant

Janice Anderson

Luncheon presentation on CORE Community Outreach

Misty Enos

Leadership Summit Intro

Susan Stuart
Susan Stuart welcomes TRIO to CORE's new auditorium, the first outside user...

Opening Remarks and Prayer

Jim Gleason

Session 13: TRIO Looking Back 25 Years and Moving Forward:

Jim Gleason
New TRIO Strategic Plan overview

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