SDR Archive

Sierra Nevada Region holds a Soroptimist Development Retreat every year to assist in the training and improvement of Soroptimists with breakout sessions and keynote speakers. See below for past SDR events.

2020 Soroptimist Development Retreat

The 2020 Soroptimist Development Retreat was held virtually due to Covid-19 restrictions. You can still review the material here: 2020 SNR SDR



2019 Sierra Nevada Region
and Sierra Pacific Region
Soroptimist Development Retreat

Call for the 4th Annual Board Meeting of the Sierra Nevada Region is out. Click for Call and Agenda:

On behalf of your Sierra Nevada Region and Sierra Pacific Region Board of Directors and our Soroptimist Development Retreat (SDR) coordinators, you are invited (and encouraged) to attend SDR on July 27 and 28, 2019 at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno!


Lane Parks, SNR Governor;
Gail Dekreon, SPR Governor

Jackie Sillman and Loretta Forniciari, SDR Coordinators

Get the PROGRAM here. We also had a great line up of Sponsors. Here is the outline of events:


Saturday

Sunday

  • 7:00 Yoga & QiGong
  • 9:00 Dreaming of a More Diverse Club
  • 9:00 Don’t Just Dream It, Step Up For Leadership
  • 9:00 Stars, Dreams and Wishes – Dream It Be It (Part One Repeat)
  • 9:00 Let’s Recruit Those Who Wish to Live Their Dreams (Part Two)
  • 9:00 You’ve Got This! Presidents/President Elects (Repeat)
  • 10:15 Coaching for Success
  • 10:15 Planning to Achieve the Dream
  • 10:15 Wishes, Dreams and the Plan – Dream It Be It (Part Two Repeat)
  • 10:15 Marvelous Meetings, Let’s Change It Up!
  • 11:45 Lunch – Keynote Speaker – Kate Doscher
    California Interpersonal Skills – Say What You Mean and Say It Well!




2018 Sierra Nevada Region Soroptimist Development Retreat
Girls with Dreams become Women with Vision


Governor Lane welcomed us and spoke about the history of the Soroptimist Development Retreat, the new SNR Board of Directors performed a skit about Soroptimist through the decades and SIA President Dawn Marie Lemonds gave us a wonderful talk about Heroines in the Making. Our Keynote Speaker, Carolyn Carver, spoke about Communicating Across Generations on Saturday, and followed that up on Sunday with a presentation about Embracing Change. Learn more about Carolyn at her website. The weekend was fun, inspiring and very educational!

Gotta see what you missed? Get your Program, Cut The Deck Flyer and Thank You Sponsors handouts.

The following breakout sessions were held at the 2018 SDR:

JULY 7, 2018

  • 2:45 – “Technically Speaking” Social Media for Novice
  • 4:00 – Engaging New Members!

JULY 8, 2018

SDR

Sierra Nevada Region holds a Soroptimist Development Retreat every year to assist in the training and improvement of Soroptimists with breakout sessions and keynote speakers. See below for upcoming and past events.

2021 Soroptimist Development Retreat

The 2021 Soroptimist Development Retreat is scheduled for July 10th, 2021 via Zoom meeting.

Live Zoom Meetings

WorkshopPresenterTime/Date and Link
Club Presidents/President-ElectsGovernor
Sarah Carrasco
Presentation
Meeting with District 1 ClubsDistrict Director
Kerri Cobb
Past
Meeting with District 2 ClubsDistrict Director
Gale Pylman
Past
Soroptimist Development Retreat Main EventGovernor Sarah Carrasco
Featured speaker:
SIA President Elect Stephanie Smith
Past
SNR Board MeetingGovernor Sarah Carrasco
and the entire SNR Board
Past
Meeting for Club TreasurersSNR Treasurer
Sheron Box
Video Recording
Meeting with District 4 ClubsDistrict Director
Connie Pool
7/12 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 898 6672 4653
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 5 ClubsDistrict Director
Susan Horst
7/13 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 861 0076 2956
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 6 ClubsDistrict Director
Stacey Sawyer
7/14 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 857 7172 1755
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting for Club SecretariesSNR Secretary
Sarah Lee
7/15 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 862 4184 4908
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 3 ClubsDistrict Director
Idelle Claypool
7/17 @ 10:00 am
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 853 6531 3268
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128

Pre-recorded Sessions

WorkshopPresenterFormat/Link
Dream It Be ItCoord. Felicia QuinlanPowerpoint
Handout
Live Your DreamCoord. Sue ChambersPowerpoint
Creative Approaches to FundraisingFed. Chair Pamela Hardt-EnglishAudio PDF
Maximizing your Presence Through
Social Media
Fed. Chair Tracey EdwardsVideo
Inspiring New Members to be ParticipantsEmily ZiserPowerpoint
Learn the Language of Soroptimist
It’s not a secret!
Gov. Elect Lisa FitzgeraldPowerpoint
What is the Parliamentarian’s Role in the ClubParliamentarian Terrel LockePowerpoint
How to Incorporate S.O.L.T into Your Club MeetingsCoord. Linda McDonielsPowerpoint
How to Use a Club Newsletter to
Share Information and
Celebrate Your Club
Coord. Sheryl LongsworthPowerpoint
Stop Human Trafficking IntroCoord. Linda LucenaVideo
Stop Human TraffickingSheryl LongsworthPowerpoint
XquisiteVideo
My Sister’s HouseVideo
Legislative AdvocacyCoord. Eda Chen and
Coord. Lisa Adda
Video
Roadmap To SuccessWilli BaerIntro Video
Main Video

Looking for prior SDR resources? No worries – They are on the SDR Archive page.