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Webinar – Alumni Strategy: Where to start & how to really be strategic!

Have you inherited an Alumni program? Or wondered why your organisation does the Alumni activities they do? Or maybe you’re a less established school, and you don’t even know what activities you could be doing?

In this webinar hear from Merryn Parks who established an Alumni program and a framework for a co-ed independent school. Results saw the school engage with 1 in 4 Alumni within 2 months of the program’s launch.

Key Takeaways:

1. Learn how to establish a purpose to your program.
2. Be clear about where to focus your efforts.
3. Explore ways to collect data and reconnect with ‘lost alumni’  

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 15 August 2024

Time: 1 – 2 pm AEST. Please check your local time.

Location: Online (via Zoom)

Cost: Free for members, $35 (+ gst) for non-members


Merryn Parks, General Manager
ToucanTech, Asia Pacific

A service marketer by trade Merryn spent a decade (or so!) working in telecommunications across a variety of Director level roles at Optus including brand, retail, segment and product marketing.

With a heart leading her to the ‘For Purpose’ industry Merryn switched to education working in advancement. She launched the Alumni program from scratch at Oxford Falls Grammar and drove their philanthropic efforts in conjunction with the Foundation. 

After being an early local ToucanTech customer Merryn switched sides as ToucanTech’s General Manager, APAC. ToucanTech supports marketing, advancement and development teams through software and digital technologies.

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