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					                                   David M. Zemel

       Home:         8620 S. Pittsburg Ave.        Work Phone:            (918) 521-6694
                     Tulsa, OK 74137-2616          Email:       
       Phone:        (918) 496-1613


On Track Consulting, LLC Tulsa, OK (

  Principal. (6/05 – Present). An independent consulting practice specializing in nonprofit
   organization, board development; program development & community planning; capital
   project planning, feasibility studies; annual and planned giving campaigns, special events
   and management and development coaching.

Holmes, Radford and Avalon, Inc. St. Louis, MO - Stevens Point, WI

  Vice President. (7/04 – 5/05). Opened a Tulsa, OK office for HRA. Provide fund raising
   and organizational development services to a variety on nonprofit organizations mainly
   in AR, IA, IL, MO, and OK. Projects include endowment and capital project planning ser-
   vices, feasibility studies, annual, capital and special project campaign design and
   implementation assistance, board and organizational development consulting.

Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. Tulsa, OK

  Senior Program Officer. (10/00 – 6/05). Redesigned application, grant review & reporting process
   and technical assistance forms. Supervise Grants Department staff that coordinates all foundation
   support to recipient agencies. Carried a small portfolio of major projects including, several phil-
   anthropic partnerships, significant capital grants, and programs. Provided technical assistance to
   grant making partnerships (i.e., STAR: Synagogue Transformation and Renewal) and agencies en-
   gaged in capital expansions and program start-ups.

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation. Las Vegas, NV & Tulsa, OK

  Vice President – Programs. (1/99 – 6/00). Designed Foundation Initiated, Trustee and Associate
   Matching Grant programs. Initiated Planning & Technical Assistance Grant Program. Supervised
   Grant Administration and Programs Departments including selection and installation of appro-
   priate computer software. Staffed Youth Development and Hunger/Food Distribution & Security
   board committees that resulted in grants in excess of $15 million. Responsible for the Community
   Services Centers (CSC) Initiative including two grants in excess of $13 million and consulted on
   Capital Grant Program (CGP) applications as needed. Initiated the foundation’s internal Evaluation
   Program. Completed a study of CGP site visits conducted during the first five years of the pro-
   gram and began a series of CGP evaluative site visits on projects completed for more than one
   year. Responses from both successful and unsuccessful applicants were overwhelming positive
   with respect to the value of the foundation application and site visit process.
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  Senior Program Officer (1/95 – 12/98) Tulsa, OK. Developed Capital Grant Program and authored
   Community Services Centers initiative. Aided in the research that led to the Clinical Cardiovascular
   Research program. Led all CGP and CSC site visit teams through 1999 resulting in grants totaling
   more than $250 million. Developed foundation outreach activities designed to attract eligible pro-
   posals and assist applicants. Public seminars were held in convenient locations throughout the
   foundation’s three-state primary service area. Assisted in the writing and design of the founda-
   tion’s first four Annual Reports including the opportunity for recipient agencies to contribute
   directly to the document. Relocated with the foundation to Las Vegas.

United Way of Bartholomew County, Columbus, IN

  Executive Director (8/88 - 12/94). Supervised staff of 5. Led an annual campaign that made or ex-
   ceeded goal each year and grew to approximately $2 million. Initiated a multi-agency, partially
   self-funded health insurance program; served as Trustee. Maintained a multi-agency program site
   involving the United Way, First Call for Help, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Court Appointed Spe-
   cial Advocates. Authored a multi-United Way (Bartholomew & Madison Counties) development
   program funded by the Lily Endowment. Revitalized Campaign initiated Leadership Giving Pro-
   gram and added to agency endowment. Expanded all volunteer Allocations Committee and
   revamped board leadership program. Hosted Statewide United Way Leaders Conference.

United Way of Greater St. Louis, St. Louis, MO

  Vice President – Planning & Research (7/84 – 7/88). Supervised 7-member department. Designed
   agency Priority Funding and Evaluation Programs. Conducted community-wide Needs Assessment
   Studies covering 11 counties in the Missouri – Illinois metro area. Co-authored a Homeless Services
   Study & Program Proposal for the City of St. Louis resulting in multi-agency cooperative program-
   ming, improved and expanded services and a Ford Foundation award for successful Public/
   Private Partnerships. Solicited and reviewed grant applicants for several area corporations inter-
   ested in funding a variety of programs (i.e., The St. Louis Globe Democrat/Suburban Journals
   Fund For Children; General American Life, American Express, Hometown America; CBS, Inc.).
  Development Officer (10/80 – 6/84). Responsible to both the Planning and Community Services
   Departments. Provided consultation and training programs to member and non-member non-
   profit agencies regarding fund raising programs, grants, special events and planning. Designed
   several Request For Proposal competitive funding projects for the Allocations Department (i.e.,
   Venture Capital, Priorities, Aging programs).

Providence Program, Inc. St. Louis, MO

  Director of Development (7/79 – 9/80) Supervised a staff of 60, responsible for securing annual
   operating budget of approximately $2 million, maintained evaluation programs for this multi-
   service youth agency providing group home and alternative education programs for low income
   and court referred adolescents. The position and the expansion of this agency’s programs resulted
   from the merger with Youth Opportunities Unlimited, Inc. (See below.)
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St. Louis County Juvenile Court, Clayton, MO

  Director (1/77 – 6/79). Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU), an alternative education and ca-
   reer-counseling program for court referred adolescents. Also served as Assistant Director and
   Deputy Juvenile Officer for the Court’s Special Services Unit (Foster Care, Group Homes, Citizen
   Deputy Juvenile Officers, GED and YOU Programs). Supervised 7 member YOU Program. Incor-
   porated the program to attract private and public funding. Secured in excess of $150,000/year in
   corporate and foundation and $50,000/year in government support. Expanded the program to a
   second county site. Initiated merger with Providence Program, Inc. YOU was selected as the 1978
   “Unique & Innovative Youth Program” by the National Association of Juvenile and Family Court
   Judges. Co-authored (with J. Rulo) articles about the YOU program and its underlying theoretical
   base for “The Journal of Juvenile & Family Court Judges” and “VocEd.”
  Training & Research Specialist, (10/75 – 12/76). Responsible for documenting and evaluating the
   YOU Program. Also responsible for program intake.

Boys Town of Missouri, Inc. St. Louis, MO & St. James, MO

  Senior Social Worker, (7/72 – 9/75) St. Louis. Helped open the agency’s first group home in St.
   Louis. Provided individual, family and group therapy to youngsters and their families. Served as
   Public School Liaison and Summer Program Coordinator. Participated in several of the agency’s
   major special event fund-raisers.
  Title I Teacher (8/71 – 6/72). Public school teacher (St. James R-I Schools) assigned to the Boys
   Town campus in St. James. Provided remedial elementary education to 20, homeless, dependent,
   neglected or delinquent resident youth. Served on the agency’s Admissions Committee.

Teaching          (Part time)

Washington University, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, St. Louis, MO
      Instructor (1987 – 1988). Developed and taught one graduate course per year in Fund Raising
       & Marketing.
St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Louis, MO
      Assistant Professor (1975 – 1986). Taught two Human Services Department courses each year
       including Introduction to Human Services, History of Social Welfare, Practicum Seminar and Fund
       Raising. Supervised students in community placements.

Major Professional & Civic Activities

        Member, Peer Review Team: Standards of Excellence Institute, Baltimore, MD. (2006 -
        Board Member: Community Services Council of Greater Tulsa. (1995, 2001-06, 2008 - )
        Board Member: Volunteer Central of Tulsa - Transition Team (2004-05) and Board (2005–06)
        Board Member: Iron Gate community food program. (2004 – 06)
        Member: Association of Fund Raising Professionals. Northeast OK Chapter. Newsletter
         Chair & Board member (2005-06); 1997 Conference Co-chair; Southern Indiana Regional Co-
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Major Professional & Civic Activities continued

        chair, St. Louis MO Legislative Chair and National Conference (NSFRE) In-town Arrangements
        Member: International Conference Steering Committee. Jewish Funders Network, 2003.
        President: Grantmakers of Oklahoma. 2002-03
        Member: Search Committee. Tulsa Community Foundation. 2002
        Member: Architectural Review Building Committee (2001-03), Jewish Federation of Tulsa
        Board Member: Congregation Temple Israel (2000-03). Leadership Development Co-Chair
         2001. Finance Committee Chair 2003.
        Member: Membership Committee (98-99) and Program Committee (99-00, the Conference of
         Southwest Foundations
        Awards Committee, Support Center of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK (1995)
        State Advisory Council: Indiana State Division of Family and Children (1992-94)
        Chair: Executive Roundtable, Indiana Association of United Ways. (1994)
        Chair: 1994 State Staff Conference, Indiana Association of United Ways,
        Board Member: Indiana Association of United Ways. (1993)
        Volunteer: Columbus Pro Musica, Columbus, IN (1993-94)
        Sons & Daughters Scholarship Committee, Cummins Engine Co., Columbus, IN (1992-94)
        Board Member: Leadership Bartholomew County, Columbus, IN (1990-1993)
        Graduate: Leadership St. Louis (1987-88)
        Board Member: Confluence St. Louis (1983-84)
        Board Member: Boys Town of Missouri. St. James, MO (1983-1985)
        Member: Auxiliary Fire Department. University City, MO (1973-1978)

Consultation & Training

      ABLE Community Based Services, Norman, OK
      Assistance League of Tulsa, (OK)
      Boys & Girls Clubs of America, National Conference, New Orleans, LA
      Brady Theater, Tulsa, OK
      The Bridges, Foundation, Tulsa, OK
      Broken Arrow Historical Society, Broken Arrow, OK
      California Association of Nonprofits, Long Beach, CA
      Council for the Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) – New York, NY; Oklahoma City,
       OK; Little Rock, AR; St. Louis, MO
      Catholic Charities – St. Louis, MO
      Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, Tulsa, OK
      Child Abuse Network, Tulsa, OK
      The City of Seminole, Seminole, OK
      Coles County Historical Society, Mattoon, IL
      Deborah Brown Community School, Tulsa, OK
      Decatur / Macon County Community Foundation, Decatur, IL
      Family Crisis Center, Ada, OK
      Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish life, Jackson, MS
      Grace Hospice Foundation, Tulsa, OK
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Consulting & Training continued

      Greater Cornerstone Community Development Project, Tulsa, OK
      The Grantsmanship Center, Los Angeles, CA. (Provided Special Events Training sessions in 17 cities.)
      Huntington’s Disease Society of America, New York, NY
      Illinois Department of Children & Family Services, Springfield, IL
      Jewish Children’s Regional Service – New Orleans, LA
      Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, New York, NY
      Middle Earth Child Development Center, Norman, OK
      National Academy for Voluntarism, Alexandria, VA
      National Association of Governors Councils on Physical Fitness & Sports, Indianapolis, IN
      Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, Oklahoma City & Tulsa, OK
      Oklahoma Dental Foundation, Oklahoma City, OK
      Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, Tulsa, OK
      Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek Monastery, Hulbert, OK
      Palmer Drug Abuse Program, Tulsa, OK
      Parkside Psychiatric Hospital & Clinic, Tulsa, OK
      Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Edwardsville, IL
      United Way of Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR
      University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI.
      Volunteer Central, Tulsa, OK
      Weatherford Regional Hospital Foundation, Weatherford, OK


Master of Social Work (MSW). Major: Social Policy & Practice. George Warren Brown School of So-
cial Work, Washington University. St. Louis, MO. Who’s Who in American Colleges & Universities, 1974.

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S. Ed). Majors: Secondary Behavioral and Social Sciences. Minor:
Elementary Education. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.


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