Economic Roundtable, part II

In uncertain economic times, Board of Directors and Executive Directors of nonprofit organizations need accurate economic information to strategically plan for the short-term and long-term financial direction of the organization.

Susan Ockert, Senior Research Economist of the Census and Economic Information Center for the Montana Department of Commerce, will present the economic trends in the Flathead and the nonprofit community.

This session will be a facilitated dialogue as a follow up from the January 2009 discussion on the health of the Flathead’s nonprofit sector in these economic times.

Come to share your experience, and exchange ideas on how to increase revenue, decrease expenses, and plan for the long term.

Economic Roundtable, part II

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 5:30 pm – 7 pm

Location: Kalispell Chamber of Commerce
15 Depot Park

Hors d’oeuvres will be served.

presented by Susan Ockert of the Montana Department of Commerce
hosted by NpDP

Please RSVP to or 406/756-3618 to ensure enough seating and handouts if you plan to attend.

About the presenter
Susan Ockert received her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Carroll College and her Masters of Economics from the George Mason University. Susan has worked as an Economist at the federal, regional and state levels. She was an International Economist with the United States International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. As an Economist with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Susan taught economics courses at the community college level in Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina. Combining her economics expertise and teaching theories, Susan became the Economic Development Officer for the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland where she worked with local and state government officials, economic development organizations and business groups to coordinate and facilitate regional projects that enhanced the region. In 2004, Susan has been employed by the Census and Economic Information Center, Montana Department of Commerce as the Senior Research Economist.


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