Patty Oertel

Master of Business Administration, Graduate School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles, June 1980. Concentration Public/Not for Profit Management.
Bachelor of Arts, June 1977. Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles. Cum Laude, Dean's Honor List, Political Science Honor Society.

Visiting Instructor, UCLA Anderson School of Management, 1991 - 1997.
University of San Francisco, Master of Nonprofit Administration. Taught and wrote curriculum for marketing course. 1986-1988.

Vice President - Membership Development, Nonprofit Management Association. Served on Board of Directors from 1987 - 1994; Served as Administrative Director from 1994 - 1997.
Chair, National Philanthropy Day 1996; Member, Board of Directors, National Society of Fundraising Executives, Greater Los Angeles Chapter.
Editorial Board, Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing, An International Journal, 1996 - Present
Co-Founder and Treasurer, Technology Resource Consortium.

Getting Your Message Out - A Guide to Public Relations for Nonprofit Organizations- co-authored with Marc Fitch. This publication was a collaborative project with the S. Mark Taper Foundation and received the Elmer Shields Award from the Council on Foundations.
Get Ready , Get Set: A Guide to Launching a Nonprofit Organization.
The Nonprofit Answer Book (currently in development, publication date March, 1998)
Resource Development Assessment Tool