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NetDay CEO Julie Evans Selected by Drucker Foundation as 2002-2003 Frances Hesselbein Community Innovation Fellow

The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management has selected five social sector leaders to participate in the 2002-2003 Frances Hesselbein Community Innovation Fellows Program:

Kathy Augustine, Executive Director, Hard Hatted Women, Cleveland, OH

Rosalie Cates, Executive Director, Montana Community Development, Missoula, MT

Michael Duggan, Executive Director, Domus Foundation, Stamford, CT

Julie Evans, CEO, NetDay, Irvine, CA

Paul Furrh, CEO, Lone Star Legal Aid, Nacogdoches, TX
The Fellows were selected from pool of 51 applicants from across the social sector. The Hesselbein Fellows Program was established in 1996 by the Drucker Foundation Board of Governors to celebrate the innovative accomplishments of the Foundation's founding President and current Chairman of the Board of Governors, Frances Hesselbein. The annual program recognizes the accomplishments and supports the professional development of social sector leaders who have a demonstrated record of leadership and entrepreneurial performance, and who are engaged in programs that demonstrate community innovation. During the year-long fellowship, Hesselbein Fellows are provided with intellectual resources, opportunities and guidance designed to encourage their vision of community innovation, enhance their leadership effectiveness, and support their pursuit of excellence in organizational and personal performance. Short biographies of the Fellows, details of the program, and conference information, can be found on the Drucker Foundation's Web site (

The 2002-2003 Fellows will be officially introduced at the Drucker Foundation's annual leadership and management conference, Leadership Essentials: Charting Paths, Changing Lives, being held from November 18-19 in Philadelphia, PA. Scheduled conference speakers include: Peter F. Drucker, Frances Hesselbein, Alfred Babington-Johnson, Sally Helgesen, General Robert R. Ivany, and Michael Useem.

The Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management, founded in 1990, is named for and inspired by the acknowledged father of modern management. The Foundation's mission is "to lead social sector organizations toward excellence in performance." The Foundation pursues this mission through the presentation of conferences, the development of management resources, partnerships and publications, the Frances Hesselbein Community Innovation Fellows Program, and the Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The Foundation is an operating foundation and does not make financial grants. For more information go to