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Find out what Wexner Members, Fellows and Alumni are doing. Register for upcoming Institutes.

The Tachlis of Leadership

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

We will offer two opportunities for alumni, members and fellows to deepen their knowledge on two separate topics. Each session will run 45 minutes and include time for Q & A. They will be led by expert Laura Solomon, Esq. (bio below) and facilitated by Angie Atkins, Director, Wexner Heritage Alumni. Please RSVP to receive the link; participation will be capped at 50 people per call.

"What Actually ARE Your Fiduciary Obligations? A Deep Dive into your Legal Obligations as a Board Member" -- our first call, on Thursday, October 18th --  is something many lay leaders, even at the top of their game, need clarity and guidance on. In the #MeToo era especially, and at any time, responsible board members should know their obligations, pitfalls and protections, to govern in the best way for their organizations. 

"What Does Tax Reform Mean For You and Your Non-Profit? Implications of the Latest Tax Laws for Donors and Organizations -- our second call, on Thursday, December 6th -- is geared towards end of the year giving. As we wrap up our thinking and plans for our end of the year philanthropy and tsedakah, we will explore what the recent Tax Reform Act means for donors and non-profits.

While these sessions will be by videoconference (see tech info below) you are welcome to dial in from a phone as well. Hope to see you online!

Tachlis #1

"What Actually ARE Your Fiduciary Obligations?

A Deep Dive into your Legal Obligations as a Board Member"

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

9:30 AM PT - 12:30 PM ET - 17:30 Israel time

Please click  here to RSVP and receive dial-in instructions.

Tachlis #2

"What Does Tax Reform Mean For You and Your Nonprofit?

Implications of the Latest Tax Laws for Donors and Organizations

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

9:30 AM PT - 12:30 PM ET - 17:30 Israel time

Please click  here to RSVP and receive dial-in instructions.

Tech and RSVP Information

We will be using a videoconference technology platform called Zoom, which is similar to Skype. Zoom is free and harmless to download, and allows us to see and hear each other so that we can have deep conversations in real time across the globe. To participate fully, you will need to be at a computer, iPad or smartphone with internet, a camera, mic and speakers. If you don’t have a camera or mic at your computer, you can still “zoom in” and just listen.  You can also dial in from a phone as you would for a regular conference call.  To register and receive video link and dial-in information, email Robin Halloran, Administrative Associate. Please mention which sessions you plan to attend in your RSVP.  As registration is limited to 50 participants per session, please only register for the sessions you are certain to attend.

Bio

Laura N. Solomon, Esq. is the founder of Laura Solomon & Associates and a Wexner Heritage Alum from Philadelphia 16.  LS&A is a law firm devoted to the representation of nonprofit, charitable, and other tax-exempt organizations and philanthropic individuals.  Laura and her associates serve as outside, general counsel to hundreds of organizations, providing a full range of corporate and tax legal services that include representation for mergers, joint ventures, affiliations, and complex financings.  LS&A clients include public charities and private foundations, community foundations, museums, hospitals, schools, religious groups, business environmental, animal welfare, amateur sports organizations, social clubs, and political action committees.  These organizations range in size from small start-up organizations to large health systems and multi-national charities that conduct international grant making. Laura is quoted frequently in the media and lectures often nationally and internationally for lawyers, accountants, and other professional and community groups on issues impacting the charitable sector and philanthropic individuals, and also at the LaSalle University Nonprofit Center, the University of Pennsylvania, and Villanova, Drexel, and Temple Universities. Laura is a member of the Bar Associations of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.  You can find more information about her practice along with links to helpful information on nonprofits at her website: www.LauraSolomonEsq.com. Laura lives in Philadelphia and also spends a great deal of time in her Jerusalem during frequent Israel trips for work and pleasure.