Serving on Groups – Opportunities to Get Involved & Types of Groups
Do you want to join or come more involved in a committee or council, but not sure where to begin or which group would be a good fit for you? Do you wonder what the different functions are of decision-making groups and what the members' roles are within these groups? Sections 1 & 2 will introduce you to decision-making groups, how to get involved, and the different functions of various groups.
Jan Serak is the Director of Serak Consulting Services, LLC, where she contracts with nonprofit organizations to provide Board training, strategic planning, and serve in interim nonprofit management capacities. Prior to her retirement, she was the CEO and founder of WI FACETS. She was a founder and the Parent Partner of the WI Special Education Mediation System. Jan has served on many Boards, including the Autism Society of America; Autism Society of SE WI and Autism Society of WI; the Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution in Special Education (CADRE).. She also served on the WI State Superintendent’s Council on Exceptional Education, WI Governor’s Read to Lead Task Force, and OSEP State Advisory Panel, Quality Education Coalition. Jan received her M.A. in Educational Psychology and Dispute Resolution from Marquette University. She is the parent of two sons, one of whom has autism.
Workshop Registration Form
Registration is required for all WI FACETS–sponsored workshops. You may use the form below to register or you may register by contacting Sandra McFarland at 877-374-0511. If you use the form, please make sure to include the title and date of the event you are registering for.
All WI FACETS-sponsored workshops are free. Requests for any special accommodations must be made at least two weeks prior to the event. Please list any accommodations requested in the “Special Request” box below.