Crisis Communication
Start Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:00 AM
End Date/Time:
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 12:00 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
San Antonio Area Foundation

For many organizations, it’s not a matter of if, but when. Bad things happen even in well-run organizations. 

This is a highly interactive, practical, and hands-on class for leaders who have responsibilty for high-level organizational communications. Paticipants will develop and practice utitlizing a draft crisis communications plan. 

What will participants learn?
After completing this class, participants will be able to Identify, understand and utillize:

  1. the six principles of effective crisis communcations;
  2. components of an effective crisis communications plan
  3. organizational resources to leverage in a crisis; and
  4. a draft crisis communications plan developed in the class.    

Who should attend this class?
Leaders with responsibility for high-level organizational communications, including CEOs, Executive Directors, Board Chairs, and Marketing & Communications Officers.

This class is included in our Nonprofit Management Certification series and fulfills three hours in the Marketing and Communications competency area.

Cost:  $75.00

REFUND/CREDIT POLICY: The San Antonio Area Foundation has a no refund policy. If a workshop and/or class has been unexpectedly cancelled and/or postponed by the Area Foundation, a refund or credit towards another workshop and/or class will be issued. If a registrant is unable to attend a workshop and/or class, a substitute may be sent or a credit may be issued. No credits will be given for cancellations received less than 48 hours before a workshop.  


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Meet our Presenter:

From CEO of a scrappy start-up in Texas, to Vice President with the nation’s largest humanitarian organization in Washington, D.C., to volunteer with a Buddhist temple in Portland, Oregon, Thomas Bruner has been helping businesses and organizations do great work for decades. Across the country, Bruner has successfully built and repaired complex organizations and foundations, mobilized communities to respond to urgent issues and needs, and marshaled the resources of the public, private and social sectors. 

A nationally-recognized leader, Bruner has 25 years of executive-level experience, numerous awards and recognition, an impressive portfolio of civic volunteer engagement, a master’s degree in clinical psychology, and a diversity management certificate from Cornell University. Today, Bruner Strategies helps businesses and organizations do great work in Leadership, Development, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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