Ho Ho Hold On There! Managing Office Party Risks (Episode 3)

~8.5 minutes | Recorded 12.16.17 Listen to this podcast to learn about office party risk management, including top risks to ward against when planning office holiday parties. Also meet The Risk Jockeys hosts, Melanie Lockwood Herman – Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center (NRMC), and Derek Symer – Principal and Senior Vice President … Continued


What Nonprofits Need to Know About Conflict De-Escalation

By Rachel Sams Imagine you’re the director of client services at a nonprofit that serves unhoused people. You hold an open house to educate the public about your work and the challenges unhoused people face. A community member aggressively and repeatedly questions your executive director. She politely thanks the community member for his feedback and … Continued

How to Create and Iterate Firearms and Weapons Policies

By Melanie Lockwood Herman Safety at work is top-of-mind for employees across the diverse nonprofit sector. In some workplaces, employees feel comfortable sharing their concerns about the risk of workplace violence, mass shootings, terrorism, and other events that potentially put them in harm’s way. In other situations, employees keep their concerns to themselves. Strong views … Continued

Workplace Violence Prevention and Preparedness Strategies for Nonprofits

By Rachel Sams This article contains information about prevention and preparedness strategies for workplace violence, including physical assaults and mass shootings. When was the last time tempers got heated at your nonprofit? Did two or more employees clash? Did people receiving services argue with each other? Maybe someone receiving services disagreed with a team member. … Continued

Travel Risk: How Your Nonprofit Can Safely Navigate the Return to Travel

As business travel slowly returns, make sure your nonprofit is ready. Learn the latest tips to evaluate the risks and benefits of travel and navigate health and security issues wherever your team is headed.


March 20, 2024


Nonprofit Issues

“Workplace Violence Prevention, Preparedness and De-Escalation Techniques”

June 11, 2023

Graves Mill, VA

Camp Dogwood Summer Academy

“Risk and Safety Training”

June 8, 2021

virtual conference

Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association

“Financial Oversight and Fraud Risk,” and “Managing Service Delivery and Workplace Risks”