Research Basics Bootcamp
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM Program
Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel
Portsmouth, NH 03801
The NEDRA Research Basics Bootcamp is offered in conjunction with the 2017 NEDRA Annual Conference in Portsmouth NH. Please stay on this page if you wish to register ONLY for the Bootcamp. If you wish to look at package deals for attending both the Bootcamp and the Conference, then please leave this registration page and go to Conference Registration.
Research Basics Bootcamp is a full day of instruction in the essentials of prospect research. This training is a must for those new to research or those who have had research added to their roles. No experience in the field is necessary to begin learning how to apply professional research methodologies.This full day of learning will cover such subjects as:
Amber Countis is the director of advancement services and research at Norwich University, the oldest private military college in the country, in central Vermont. She was previously director of prospect development and research at Tufts University. Amber began her career in nonprofit development and research at Loyola University and Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Tulane University with a BA in political science and environmental studies, and earned a certificate in management of nonprofit organizations and a master of public policy from Tufts University. She served two terms as president (2012 to 2014) of the New England Development Research Association (NEDRA) and was on the board from 2009 to 2015. She is an international vice president on the Executive Board of Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity and currently is chair of the Performance Committee and the Gender Identity Task Force. Amber also serves as co-president of the board for the Central Vermont Humane Society.
9:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:30 AM Program begins
4:00 PM Program concludes
Morning refreshments, lunch, and afternoon snacks will be served.
NEDRA Member: $199
Non-Member (New Member*): $298
*Note: Non-members are eligible to receive a full year of NEDRA membership with the Bootcamp registration.
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