Books that changed your life and attitude
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
7:00pm - 8:00pm (via Zoom)
During breakout sessions, we will reflect on the following questions:
Facilitator: WMD member Chantel Walker - Assistant Director of County Library Services at the Marin County Free Library (MCFL). MCFL operates a network of 10 branches throughout the County, an archive, a Bookmobile, and a mobile preschool literacy vehicle. Its mission is to provide welcoming, equitable and inclusive opportunities for all to connect, learn and explore. Prior to her role at the MCFL, Chantel led the County of Marin’s Organizational Development and Training Division within the Department of Human Resources. She and her team deliver educational trainings, tools and strategies to build organizational capability and employee excellence at County of Marin. During her more than 20 years of experience in philanthropy and the broader nonprofit sector, Chantel has worked as a technical assistance provider, grantmaker, senior executive and direct service provider throughout the country on children, family and neighborhood development issues. She has published and presented on issues of early childhood education and community development, community organizing and the role of philanthropy, human services reform, early childhood education, finance and facilities development. She is fluent in Spanish, and an experienced convener and facilitator. Chantel continues to be an active and dedicated volunteer for family and community issues with several nonprofit organizations and public agencies. Currently, Chantel serves on the Board of Directors of the Marin County Library Foundation as well as the Marin Environment and Housing Coalition. She is the former President of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, and Board Chair of the Children’s Creativity Museum and the Women’s Foundation of California. She has also served as a Member of Board of Directors for the State Bar of California, Neighborhood Funders Group, and Association of Black Foundation Executives. She currently serves on the Board of Wednesday Morning Dialogue.