Amy Thuren

Amy Thuren is the Director of The Valley School, a charter middle school in Medford, Oregon.  Amy has spent the past 14 years working with nonprofit organizations in many different roles, developing a thorough understanding of their work on local, regional and national levels. Her strengths in community engagement, collaboration and team-building have led to many successful projects and outreach campaigns. She enjoys contributing to the betterment of her community in many ways.  Amy earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She lives with her family in the Rogue Valley and considers it the perfect place to enjoy lakes, mountains, trails and soak up all the natural beauty this corner of the world has to offer.




Amy’s Monday Session:

So Your Budget Has Been Slashed

Funding sources have dried up – now what? Come and listen to a panel of nonprofit professionals who have experienced significant changes in their budget.  How did they adjust?  Who did they ask for help?  Discover best practices including: never compromising safety, encouraging staff, sticking to your fundraising, and focusing on the target market.  Also, learn about reducing budgets, developing a contingency plan, monitoring the data, and keeping everyone informed.

Roger Hassenpflug, Consultant, Former CEO of Living Opportunities

Amy Thuren, Director, The Valley School
Barbara Johnson, Executive Director, Community Works
Emilie Wylde Turner, Chief Executive Officer, Living Opportunities