On September 16 and 17, at 10:00 a.m. CT/ 9:00 a.m. MT the South Southwest PTTC will deliver a two-part workshop on coalition building.
Coalition Building Part 1: Recruitment and Retention (2.5 hours)
Coalition member recruitment, retention, and engagement requires intentional efforts to mobilize members to move the community’s prevention work forward. During part one of the series, PTTC Associate, Sarah Davis, and colleagues, will guide participants through the process of developing mutually beneficial relationships with coalition members.
Sarah Davis is the associate director for the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center, housed within the Center for Public Health Practice at the Colorado School of Public Health. The Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center is one of 10 HRSA-designated regional public health training centers. Mrs. Davis leads a team of instructional design, evaluation, and training implementation specialists to provide high-quality, primarily distance-based training to professionals addressing public health issues throughout the Region VIII states of Colorado, Montana, North and South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. She also supports national workforce development efforts as part of the Public Health Learning Network and through previous collaborations with the Centers for Disease Control, the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors, and the National Network of Public Health Institutes.
Sarah holds a Masters in Nonprofit Management and has spent the past 20 years in the public health field working as a project and team leader, a facilitator and trainer, and a grant writer and manager. Her background includes program planning and implementation, integrating program and policy initiatives, and working with coalitions. Sarah lives in Denver with her husband, high school daughter, and two dogs. In her free time, Sarah is a TRX Trainer and fitness dance instructor, avid reader, fair-weather skier, and craft beer enjoyer.