International Association of Conflict Management 2006 - current
Executive Officer. The International Association of Conflict Management (IACM) was founded to encourage scholars and practitioners to develop and disseminate theory, research, and experience that is useful for understanding and improving conflict management in family, organizational, societal, and international settings.
Role includes treasurer, annual report, organizational development, conference support. We hope to see you in Cape Town, South Africa this July!
Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship 2012 - current
Core Faculty. The Center for Positive Organizational Scholarship is a community of scholars devoted to energizing and transforming organizations through research on the theory and practice of positive organizing and leadership. We are passionately dedicated to the development and dissemination of POS research.
I'm very excited to be coordinating the upcoming 2013 conference along with Dave Mayer.
USA 1997- 2004
Founder. The mission
of the Yisraelim Not-for-Profit was to build an organizational infrastructure
that will cultivate Israeli culture and tradition by creating a
supportive community for all Israelis in North America through social
interactions, educational events, and an online forum. It grew out
of a grass roots Israeli graduate-students and young -professionals
group in Chicago that established by Shirli Kopeman when she moved
to the U.S. in 1997. Yisraelim was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) status
January of 2002. At the time, it included over 1000 members and was operated by about 50 volunteers (see sample homepage and mission, services, and history). Operations included events such as holiday parties, dinners, a book club, children's playgroups, student activities, sports, and business networking.