Principles and Practices
Nonprofit Network is a membership organization serving lower Michigan. Our mission is to strengthen nonprofit governance and management. We have expert staff that serve as consultants to nonprofit organizaitons to provide technical assistance. We also provide monthly workshops, networking opportunities and trainings.
Areas of Expertise
Board governance; Diversity, inclusion and equity; Team building; Fund development; Grant writing; Strategic planning; Leadership development
Patrick serves as Executive Director of the Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance where he oversees the day-to-day management of the organization as well as member services. His background is in special project consulting, working primarily with local nonprofit and economic development organizations. In addition to his role at LNA, Patrick also serves as Executive Director of the Ottawa County Human Services Coordinating Council, Co-Organizer of TEDx Macatawa, and as Co-Founder of a community-based program called Healthier Holland. Patrick earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics/Spanish from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and an Innovation Methods Certification from the NewNorth Center for Design in Business.
NorthSky's mission is to build strong communities by helping nonprofit organizations achieve and sustain excellence.