Organizational Unity Through Consensus

Day: Wednesday

Time: 7:30pm - 9pm EDT

Presenter(s): Glenn Anderson & Howard Rosenblum


Many nonprofit organizations are struggling now with disagreements between members of the community or between board members. As a result, many organizations have a hard time with gaining new leaders or to come together to achieve goals. In today's divisive world, it can be tough to figure out how to motivate members or to get new members. What are the strategies that leaders can use to unify the board and the community to strengthen their organizations? Come and find out from esteemed statesman Dr. Glenn Anderson and NAD CEO Howard A. Rosenblum as they share their experiences and ideas in developing these strategies!

Presenter(s) Information

Howard Rosenblum


Howard A. Rosenblum is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). Mr. Rosenblum has been a lawyer for twenty-nine years, including: ten years at the NAD; nine years as a Senior Attorney at Equip for Equality, a nonprofit organization in Illinois; and ten years with a private law firm. He currently serves as the legal advisor to the World Federation of the Deaf. In 2010, he was appointed by President Obama to serve on the U.S. Access Board and was reappointed in 2014. Mr. Rosenblum received his law degree from IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (1992), and his Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Arizona (1988).

Glenn B. Anderson, Ph.D.

Glenn B. Anderson, Ph.D.

Glenn B. Anderson, Ph.D, an alumnus of Gallaudet University, Dr. Anderson also earned his Master’s degree from the University of Arizona and doctoral degree from New York University. Prior to his retirement in December 2020, he was a Full Professor in the Interpreter Education Program at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Also, prior to his work at the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, he had a 26-year career as Director of Training with the federally funded University of Arkansas Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. He is currently chair of the Gallaudet University Board of Trustees and a Commissioner for the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE). In May 2017, he was presented with a Doctor of Humane Letters Honorary degree during Gallaudet University’s 147th commencement. He previously served on the boards of the Arkansas Association of the Deaf (AAD), the National Council on Disability (NCD), and the National Black Deaf Advocates (NBDA).