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CAMMP Fire Sessions

CAMMP Fire Sessions

Why wait until our Annual Conference to connect with your fellow CAMMPers? Join us for our CAMMP Fire sessions to hear about topics that are affecting us all right now.

Upcoming Sessions

Tuesday, April 27 | Membership Acquisition and Retention Strategies

Join presenters Jesse Thill and Alicia Fodera to explore strategies to acquire new members and gain tips on how to keep your members coming back year after year. Both presenters have incorporated feedback from CAMMP peers to develop their current strategies. Join us to see what’s working (and what isn’t)!

Jesse Thill, Associate Executive Director, NC State Alumni Association

Alicia Fodera, Assistant Director of Alumni Marketing, University of Maryland


Tuesday, May 4 | Career Programming and Tools

We’re all looking for ways to offer more career and professional development opportunities to our alumni. Join presenters Erin Erwin and Christina Cadang to learn how best to collaborate with central career services and to discover new ways to coach and provide benefits to your alumni.

Christina Cadang, Assistant Director of Alumni Careers, Cal Aggie Alumni Association, UC Davis

Erin Erwin, Senior Associate Director of Alumni Programs, Indiana University Alumni Association


Past Sessions

Miss a session? Check out the Member Resources page to view the recording of each session.

Membership and Other Revenue 

Presenters Lauren Norris (University of Maryland) and Haley Smith (University of Texas at Austin) will share projects they’ve launched in 2020 and beyond. Their presentations will highlight the resources, collaborations, and marketing efforts utilized to successfully launch each membership or revenue-generating campaign.

Virtual Content and Engagement

Presenters Keriann Espersen (Arizona State University) and Karissa Rodriguez (Valencia College) will present two unique ways their organizations have adapted to the needs of alumni in the virtual environment. Their topics will span from virtual events developed for the generations to alumni career placement assistance.

Tools for Efficiencies: Teams Small to Large 

Alumni associations come in all different shapes and sizes, but the one thing we have in common is the need for collaboration. What tools are out there and what’s the best way to use them across your organization? How do you succeed when you wear many hats? Watch as our presenters share how they create cross-company efficiencies. Presented by Debbi Johanning (University of Kansas) and Russell Wagner (Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi).

Maximizing our Budgets

Presenters Alison Taylor (University of Central Arkansas) and Karl Miller-Lugo (University of Texas at San Antonio) discuss budget cuts and staff reductions that are unfortunately the current reality many of us are facing. How do we not only respond but thrive with less money and less staff? What should we prepare when gathering our recommendations for leadership? Our presenters will share strategies to overcome these obstacles and provide guidance to set your team up for success.