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National Conference

Friday, September 30

  • 6-8 PM – “A Night at the Movies” Welcome Party (Ticket Required, Included with Registration)

Join your fellow Sertomans for an evening of conversation and light hors d'oeuvres as we kick off the 2022 National Conference. Members are encouraged to dress for the red carpet and snap a selfie in the photo area while enjoying the company of others. A cash bar will be provided. We’ll also host a silent auction and fun game to benefit the Sertoma Annual Fund.

Saturday, October 1

  • 8:30 AM – Opening Session
  • 9:30 AM – Keynote: Redmond Ramos

Ramos talks about overcoming adversity in Success Through Struggle. Designed to help motivate Sertomans to continue their work in service and membership even when challenges arise, this can’t-mission session is sure to leave you ready to make changes in your club! Visit Redmond Ramos's WEBSITE for an online introduction!

  • 10:45 AM – Treasurer and Hearing Charities of America Reports
  • 11 AM – Town Hall

Your Sertoma leadership is here to listen! Have your questions answered by President Gretchen Nielsen, President Elect Renee Ward and Sertoma’s New Executive Director.

  • 11:45AM – The Sertoma Annual Fund

Hear how your support of Sertoma’s Annual Fund benefits our clubs, affiliates, grants and other programs. International Hearing Dog will be there to show member donor dollars at work firsthand!  

  • 12 PM – Lunch
  • 1-4 PM – Sertoma Club Issues Roundtables

From Mission to Membership: Curated Conversations on Club & Community -- Learn from the experience of others! Attendees will work in small groups with Sertomans from across the country to discuss critical issues impacting clubs, membership, programs, mission activities and more. Be ready to share your strengths, challenges and opportunities on the topics that matter most to your members. LEARN MORE

  • 4 PM – Break
  • 7 PM – Sertoma Annual Banquet Dinner (Ticket Required, Included with Registration)

​Sertoma will bring this year’s festivities to a close with its annual banquet dinner. We’ll honor the winners of the Sertoman of the Year and Service to Mankind Awards, as well as recognize this year’s class of Presidents Lifetime Service Award winners. We will also pay tribute to 2022-2023 National President Gretchen Nielsen.