Sue Carter Kahl Ph.D.

Sue is the President of Sue Carter Kahl Consulting and has 25 years of experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors. Her work is infused with lessons learned as a nonprofit executive and staff member, board member, volunteer, and researcher.

Her current projects include teaching Volunteer Engagement at the University of San Diego (USD), sharing research on strategic volunteer engagement, and serving as a Service Enterprise Consultant with Points of Light. 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 has a PhD in Leadership Studies from USD and is passionate about bridging practice and theory. Her research focuses on the value that volunteers bring to the organizations they serve. She volunteers as a coach for nonprofit executives through Fieldstone Leadership Network in San Diego.

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Twitter: @SueCarterKahl

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