Don't make me "ask permission from the mother ship."
This quip is from an ASAE listserv posted today by a CRP (component relations professional) who's asking for advice on how to respond. It's also a quip that I've expressed in my volunteer roles and have heard endlessly. How to respond? Another volunteer responded plainly: "Paint a clear picture of what the end game is, then let me figure out the how".
This time, we talked with Kelley Gillespie, special event planner and president of GEM Events who splits her time between association volunteering with International Special Events Society-Greater Washington Chapter (ISES DC) and philanthropic volunteering with the March of Dimes and her children’s school The Langley School in McLean VA. Kelley looks to volunteering as a way to connect and stay connected to her profession and her community.
Peter talks about why its important for members of the Internet Society to come together and share with others their chapter's success.
Talking with Joshua Paul, Socious, about the annual meeting session & association trends
American Association of Diabetes Educators re-invented their chapter and special interest group structure to address the new member & volunteer.
Exploring member engagement in ad-hoc volunteering
Seven secrets and seven strategies for igniting members involvement
Succession planning success is all about creating a dynamic process.
A look at the key findings from ASAE's Decision To Volunteer - www.asaecenter.org
A quick guide on why's and how's to use social networking platforms to network with association peers.
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