Sierra Nevada Region holds a Soroptimist Development Retreat every year to assist in the training and improvement of Soroptimists with breakout sessions and keynote speakers. See below for upcoming and past events.

2022 Soroptimist Development Retreat

The 2022 Soroptimist Development retreat was held July 30 and 31st at the Atlantis. Follow these links for the presentation and breakout downloads available for all to review:

2021 Soroptimist Development Retreat

The 2021 Soroptimist Development Retreat is scheduled for July 10th, 2021 via Zoom meeting.

Live Zoom Meetings

WorkshopPresenterTime/Date and Link
Club Presidents/President-ElectsGovernor
Sarah Carrasco
Meeting with District 1 ClubsDistrict Director
Kerri Cobb
Meeting with District 2 ClubsDistrict Director
Gale Pylman
Soroptimist Development Retreat Main EventGovernor Sarah Carrasco
Featured speaker:
SIA President Elect Stephanie Smith
SNR Board MeetingGovernor Sarah Carrasco
and the entire SNR Board
Meeting for Club TreasurersSNR Treasurer
Sheron Box
Video Recording
Meeting with District 4 ClubsDistrict Director
Connie Pool
7/12 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 898 6672 4653
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 5 ClubsDistrict Director
Susan Horst
7/13 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 861 0076 2956
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 6 ClubsDistrict Director
Stacey Sawyer
7/14 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 857 7172 1755
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting for Club SecretariesSNR Secretary
Sarah Lee
7/15 @ 6:00 pm
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 862 4184 4908
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128
Meeting with District 3 ClubsDistrict Director
Idelle Claypool
7/17 @ 10:00 am
Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 853 6531 3268
Dial in: 1 669 900 9128

Pre-recorded Sessions

Dream It Be ItCoord. Felicia QuinlanPowerpoint
Live Your DreamCoord. Sue ChambersPowerpoint
Creative Approaches to FundraisingFed. Chair Pamela Hardt-EnglishAudio PDF
Maximizing your Presence Through
Social Media
Fed. Chair Tracey EdwardsVideo
Inspiring New Members to be ParticipantsEmily ZiserPowerpoint
Learn the Language of Soroptimist
It’s not a secret!
Gov. Elect Lisa FitzgeraldPowerpoint
What is the Parliamentarian’s Role in the ClubParliamentarian Terrel LockePowerpoint
How to Incorporate S.O.L.T into Your Club MeetingsCoord. Linda McDonielsPowerpoint
How to Use a Club Newsletter to
Share Information and
Celebrate Your Club
Coord. Sheryl LongsworthPowerpoint
Stop Human Trafficking IntroCoord. Linda LucenaVideo
Stop Human TraffickingSheryl LongsworthPowerpoint
My Sister’s HouseVideo
Legislative AdvocacyCoord. Eda Chen and
Coord. Lisa Adda
Roadmap To SuccessWilli BaerIntro Video
Main Video

Looking for prior SDR resources? No worries – They are on the SDR Archive page.