Council Leadership Meeting

Council Leadership Meeting

June 14-16, 2023

Washington, DC 

Council Leadership Meeting 2023

Each year, the Council Leadership Meeting, also called the Spring Leadership Meeting, is a unique opportunity for Council staff and board members to come together to build the WACA community, highlight best practices, problem-solve shared challenges, and plan future opportunities as a network. We're excited to announce that this year's Council Leadership Meeting will be held in Washington, DC from June 14-16.


Working Schedule

Wednesday, June 14
  • Afternoon: WACA national board meeting
  • Evening: Speaker Program and Reception
Thursday, June 15 Council Leadership Meeting

Morning Sessions

Location: United States Institute of Peace


Depart hotel on bus


Arrival and continental breakfast


 Session 1: Evolving Councils in the Wake of Covid


 Plenary readout on Session 1




 Session 2: The Possibilities of Community Partnerships


Lunch Fireside Chat with USIP Expert

Afternoon Sessions

Location: United States Institute of Peace



Session 3: Breakouts on Fund Development (Grants, Donor Appeals, and Sponsorships)






Session 4: Storytelling with Digital Marketing and Platforms for Online Presence



Programing ends – depart USIP on bus


Evening: Reception and Council recognition

Friday, June 16
  • Morning departures



Hotel Block

We are offering a hotel block at The Hilton at the Wharf. This discounted hotel room is available for attendees from Wednesday, June 14 until Friday, June 16 at a cost of $309/night. Book your room using the direct booking link.

Contact Us

1010 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 516
Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-833-4557 | Email

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