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Sue Carter Kahl
President, Sue Carter Kahl Consulting

Sue is the President of Sue Carter Kahl Consulting and has more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Her facilitation, writing, and research are infused with lessons learned as a nonprofit executive, board member, staff member, volunteer, consultant, and research analyst.

Sue is passionate about and has significant expertise in the volunteer field. Some of her current projects include evaluating a volunteer engagement investment, teaching a graduate course on Volunteer Engagement at the University of San Diego (USD), facilitating volunteerism workshops throughout the country, and administering the Service Enterprise Initiative in San Diego. Prior to these roles, she led a volunteer center, served as a state commissioner with CaliforniaVolunteers, and co-authored a chapter in Volunteer Engagement 2.0.

Sue is pursuing a doctorate in Leadership Studies at USD.  Her research focuses on volunteerism with an emphasis on the value that volunteers bring to nonprofits. She has a Master’s in Social Work Administration and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management.  She volunteers as a coach for nonprofit executives through the Fieldstone Leadership Network and serves as a pro bono consultant with Points of Light.

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