Rudy Rosen Author
RUDOLPH “RUDY” ROSEN Ph.D., specializes in executive leadership and management of nonprofit organizations and public agencies, cause-related advocacy, funds development, and start-up/turn-around management and support. Rudy Rosen currently is start-up director of the Institute for Water Resources Science and Technology, an initiative funded by the Texas A&M University System focusing on teaching and research about water at Texas A&M University in San Antonio. He is also a Fellow of The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, Texas State University, where as a professor there he worked to start-up a leadership initiative focusing on teaching and research about nonprofit organizations. While there he also worked to start-up the water education program Headwaters to Ocean and the Texas Aquatic Science Project, the most comprehensive technology-supported education curricula on aquatic science.
As executive director of an international nonprofit Dr. Rudy Rosen was responsible for the world’s largest fundraiser for conservation causes, an annual event that raised over $8 million, and he was director of a regional office for another nonprofit where each year the organization’s volunteers held nearly 5,000 fundraising events. Through various means of fundraising and legislative advocacy he and the many teams of volunteers and professionals he has worked with have raised over $3 billion for environmental conservation causes.
Dr. Rudy Rosen has served in international, national, and regional executive leadership positions in three of the nation’s largest nonprofit conservation advocacy organizations: the National Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, and Safari Club International and its foundation. He was also president of a management company specializing in highly personalized services in start-up and turn-around of nonprofit organizations, funds development, and management of conferences and meeting events. He has served as an environment cabinet member for two governors, and was director of public resource agencies for the states of Oregon and Texas. Rosen has served on over 130 nonprofit and government national and international boards, commissions and committees and has written over 400 articles and presentations on organizations, conservation, and policy.
He recently wrote the book Money for the Cause: A Complete Guide to Event Fundraising, an easy to understand yet comprehensive guidebook that will help anyone raise more money for their cause, regardless of size of organization or fundraising skill.
Read Rudy Rosen Fundraising and Nonprofit Organization Management blog by clicking here. Rudy’s Blog
Rudy Rosen also recently wrote a science textbook for middle and high school students on water conservation titled Texas Aquatic Science available at Amazon Books. This education curriculum can be seen here: Aquatic Science