Wendy Biro-Pollard is a volunteer engagement expert. She is a seasoned speaker and facilitator in demand at conferences throughout the United States. Wendy has led hundreds of workshops and seminars for individuals in the public and private sector, for state and national associations, and for national service and faith-based programs.
For 16 years, Wendy directed hospital volunteer programs and has now taken her experience and expertise on the road. She currently provides healthcare volunteer management and board leadership consulting services for state healthcare volunteer associations and at large and small healthcare systems nationwide. She recently provided volunteer management consultation services for the two 2014 Malcom Baldridge Award winning hospitals—both in Central Texas.
In 2012, Wendy was one of 20 people selected to be on the first BoardSource Certified Governance Training Team. Since that time, she has provided webinars and specialized board leadership training and retreats for nonprofits, corporate foundations and governmental agencies.
For over a decade, Wendy served on the national training team for VISTA Americorp, and in 2007, provided contract training services for Temple University’s Center for Intergenerational Learning, boomer volunteer initiative.
Wendy served on the board of the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association, and as President of the Texas Association, Directors of Volunteer Services (TADVS).