Upcoming events

    • 27 Oct 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
    • Zoom Virtual Meeting

    Panel discussion featuring top Corporate Volunteer Leaders, who will speak about how COVID-19 has affected how they are offering volunteer service to employees and what it will look like moving forward.

    Anne Marie Ciprari-Hooper

    Anne Marie Ciprari-Hooper is a member of TIAA’s Corporate Social Responsibility team, based in Atlanta, GA. She oversees all aspects of the Company’s CSR strategy and execution for all offices outside of the hub cities. Ms. Ciprari-Hooper works closely with Volunteer Councils, Business Resource Groups and non-profit organizations to plan volunteer events nationwide.

    Anne Marie also manages the relationship with the vendor YourCause that provides the Community Dashboard which is the gateway for all employees to engage with philanthropic programs including sign up for volunteer events, request volunteer grants and matching gifts.

    Anne Marie earned a Bachelor of Industrial Engineer from the Georgia Institute of Technology and her MBA with a concentration in Marketing and Finance from Southern Methodist University.

    Prior to joining TIAA in 2012, Ms. Ciprari-Hooper was Director of Marketing and Communications for a private school in Atlanta, GA where she managed all internal and external communication, advertising and the annual fund. Her career has taken many paths including two years as Chief Operating Officer for Solutions by Design a dot.com startup; seven years with Deloitte Consulting where she focused on process improvement in many industries and seven years with Frito-Lay, Inc.

    Anne Marie has actively mentored young girls for many years and is very proud of the 21 your women who have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award under her guidance. She currently serves on the Advancement Board of St. Pius X Catholic High School.

    Shawan Allen

    Shawan Allen is community relations specialist for Cox Enterprises. She helps manage employee engagement, focusing on the employee volunteer program.

    Shawan joined Cox in 2016 as a community relations coordinator contractor for Cox Automotive. Prior to joining Cox, she served as director of volunteer services at Open Hand Atlanta.

    Actively involved in the community, Shawan is an ambassador for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Metro Atlanta “Beyond School Walls” program and helps with community outreach programs at her church.

    Shawan graduated from The University of Georgia with a B.S. in Psychology and Georgia State University with an M.P.A, Nonprofit Management concentration.

    Kari Baudoux

    Kari Baudoux is a native of Roanoke, VA, who graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2005 with a BS in both Logistics and Supply Chain Management and Marketing. She is serving as the Community Affairs Assistant Manager for the Office of Public Affairs Division at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.  Kari recently joined the Department of Aviation (DOA) in April 2020. Her main role for the Community Affairs Business Unit is to support the DOA with their many community initiatives and build lasting relationships with community leaders.

    Before coming to the DOA, Kari worked for Open Hand Atlanta for 8 years where she started out as a Fundraising and Resource Development Assistant and worked her way up to the Director of Volunteer Services where she helped support over 32,000 volunteers and 1200 volunteer projects annually. Before going into nonprofits, Kari worked in the Hospitality Industry at the Hyatt and Doubletree Hotels for 4 years.

    Kari and her husband, Nicolas, have been living in Clarkston, GA for the last 2 years and Atlanta since 2012. Before Atlanta, she lived in Chattanooga, TN, Chicago, IL and Knoxville, TN. Kari enjoys hiking, competing in team sports and giving back to the local community through her many philanthropic volunteer activities.

    Adam Weinstein

    Adam Weinstien develops smart solutions that bring data and analytics capabilities to users and applications at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta in his role as Vice President, Manager of Business Intelligence .  He lives in Brookhaven, Georgia with his wife, Helen, and his son, Sam.  In his free time he enjoys playing tennis and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.

    • 17 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)
    • Zoom Virtual Meeting

    Details coming soon!

    • 08 Dec 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EST)
    • Zoom Virtual Meeting
    Grab an appetizer and a drink and join the COVA Board and other members as we socialize and share with each other before the holidays.

Past events

22 Sep 2020 Navigating Volunteer Management during COVID-19
01 Sep 2020 September Meet and Greet
14 May 2020 Developing a Strategic Plan for your Volunteer Engagement Program
28 Apr 2020 April Member Meeting - Virtual
25 Feb 2020 February Member Meeting
28 Jan 2020 January Member Meeting
14 Nov 2019 Instagram 2.0 Essential for Nonprofits
22 Oct 2019 October Meeting: Reviewing & Strengthening Youth Programs
17 Sep 2019 2019 COVA Conference
20 Aug 2019 August Member Meeting
25 Jun 2019 June Meeting: Retaining Volunteers in the Summer
21 May 2019 May Networking Event!
26 Feb 2019 February Meeting: Roundtable Discussion
22 Jan 2019 January Meeting: Networking Event
08 Dec 2018 December Service Project: Fulton County CASA
13 Nov 2018 November Meeting: Corporate Partnerships
12 Oct 2018 GAVA Annual Conference
25 Sep 2018 Using Social Media to Maximize Volunteer Engagement
28 Aug 2018 August Member Meeting
26 Jun 2018 2018 Annual Year-End Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon
24 Apr 2018 April Member Meeting
27 Feb 2018 February Member Meeting
30 Jan 2018 January Member Event
28 Nov 2017 Getting Staff Buy-in for Volunteer Engagement
24 Oct 2017 Effectively Utilizing Court-Ordered Volunteers
26 Sep 2017 September Networking Social
27 Jun 2017 2017 Annual Member Meeting & Awards Luncheon
25 Apr 2017 April Networking Social
28 Mar 2017 March Member Meeting
28 Feb 2017 February Member Meeting
24 Jan 2017 January Member Meeting
13 Dec 2016 December Service Project
15 Nov 2016 November Member Meeting
25 Oct 2016 October Member Meeting
27 Sep 2016 September Member Meeting
23 Aug 2016 August Member Meeting
28 Jul 2016 COVA Happy Hour
24 May 2016 2016 Annual Conference
26 Apr 2016 April Member Meeting
22 Mar 2016 March Member Meeting - "Show & Tell"
23 Feb 2016 February Member Meeting
26 Jan 2016 January Member Social
15 Dec 2015 December Member Service Project
17 Nov 2015 November Member Networking & Recruitment Breakfast
27 Oct 2015 October Member Meeting
22 Sep 2015 September Member Meeting
25 Aug 2015 August Member Meeting
23 Jun 2015 2015 Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon
26 May 2015 May Member Meeting
28 Apr 2015 April Member Meeting
24 Mar 2015 2015 Annual Conference
24 Feb 2015 February Member Meeting
27 Jan 2015 January Member Meeting
16 Dec 2014 COVA December Service Project
18 Nov 2014 November Member Meeting
28 Oct 2014 October Member Meeting
26 Aug 2014 August Member Meeting
10 Jun 2014 2014 Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon
27 May 2014 May Member Meeting
22 Apr 2014 April Member Meeting
25 Mar 2014 2014 Annual Conference - Step Up Your Game: Maximize the Potential of Your Volunteers
25 Feb 2014 February Member Meeting
28 Jan 2014 January Member Meeting
17 Dec 2013 December Service Project
19 Nov 2013 November Member Meeting
22 Oct 2013 October Member Meeting
24 Sep 2013 September Member Meeting
27 Aug 2013 August Member Meeting
18 Jun 2013 2013 Annual Member Meeting and Awards Luncheon
28 May 2013 May Member Meeting
23 Apr 2013 April Member Meeting
26 Mar 2013 2013 Annual Conference - Surf's Up: Riding the Wave of Volunteer Management
26 Feb 2013 February Member Meeting
19 Feb 2013 Winter Networking Event - Manuel's Tavern
22 Jan 2013 January Member Meeting
11 Dec 2012 December Service Project/Member Meeting
13 Nov 2012 November Member Meeting
23 Oct 2012 October Member Meeting
16 Oct 2012 Fall Networking Event
25 Sep 2012 September Member Meeting
28 Aug 2012 August Member Meeting
14 Jun 2012 2012 Annual Member Meeting & Awards Celebration
22 May 2012 May Member Meeting
24 Apr 2012 April 2012 Member Meeting
27 Mar 2012 2012 Annual Conference: Mapping Our Future
28 Feb 2012 February 2012 Member Meeting
09 Feb 2012 February 2012 Networking Event at DaVinci's Pizzeria
24 Jan 2012 January 2012 Member Meeting
13 Dec 2011 December 2011 Member Meeting
15 Nov 2011 November 2011 Member Meeting
25 Oct 2011 October 2011 Member Meeting
23 Aug 2011 August 2011 Member Meeting
28 Jun 2011 2011 Annual Member Meeting & Awards Luncheon
24 May 2011 May Member Meeting
10 May 2011 May Conference Networking Social
09 May 2011 20th Annual Nonprofit Summit: IMPACT - Putting Ideas to Work
26 Apr 2011 April Member Meeting
22 Mar 2011 March Member Meeting
22 Feb 2011 February Member Meeting
15 Feb 2011 February Networking Social
25 Jan 2011 January Member Meeting
14 Dec 2010 December Member Meeting & Service Project
16 Nov 2010 November Member Meeting
26 Oct 2010 October Member Meeting
28 Sep 2010 September Member Meeting
24 Aug 2010 August Member Meeting
22 Jun 2010 2010 End of Year Meeting
25 May 2010 May Member Meeting
27 Apr 2010 April Member Meeting
23 Mar 2010 2010 Annual Conference, Blueprint for Success: Communicate, Collaborate, Advocate
23 Feb 2010 February Member Meeting
16 Feb 2010 COVA Social
26 Jan 2010 January Member Meeting
15 Dec 2009 December Member Meeting
17 Nov 2009 November Member Meeting
22 Sep 2009 Member Meeting
25 Aug 2009 Member Meeting
16 Jun 2009 Annual End of Year Meeting
19 May 2009 Member Meeting
21 Apr 2009 Member Meeting
09 Mar 2009 2009 Annual COVA Conference
17 Feb 2009 Member Meeting
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