Service & Leadership Symposium
Acting On Purpose
Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 2017 Service and Leadership Symposium: Acting on Purpose! The Service and Leadership Symposium is an annual event dedicated to helping people find their purpose and act on it. This event was held to inspire, gather resources, and provide the Lubbock community opportunity to celebrate service.
This year’s Keynote Speaker was Vicki Clark, who provided 615 people with inspirational words on what it means to be a “Servant Leader”:
Vicki Clark – Servant Leadership
“Based in Memphis, Tennessee, Vicki Clark has extensive experience as both a nonprofit leader and consultant. She has delivered training on a variety of nonprofit governance topics to a broad range of organizations, including Boys and Girls Clubs, American Institute of Graphic Arts, Association of Professional Chaplains, Allen County Public Library, and Sangamon County Community Foundation, among others.
Prior to her work as an independent consultant, Vicki filled several roles at The Points of Light Foundation in Washington, DC, including vice president of community initiatives, volunteer services, and external relations. She created and executed the foundation’s strategy with multiple markets and various segments of the volunteer sector. She also has worked on staff with the National Volunteer Center, the Volunteer Center of the Texas Gulf Coast, the Houston Metropolitan Ministries, Foodmaker, Inc., and others. Vicki also has experience in the corporate sector specializing in human resources and publishing.” (Via https://boardsource.org/vicky-clark/)
First coined by Robert K Greenleaf, Servant Leadership is the idea that “The servant–leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first.”