While 2020 may have disrupted many chapters, prompting the question “are chapters worth the effort,” it also opened a door to a new way of thinking about chapter structures. This disruption, noted in an ASAE report on the aftermath of Covid, also uncovered several common themes that have profound effects on chapter successes: antiquated organizational […]
From the minds and hearts of CRPs comes wisdom on being a superstar component professional. We asked association execs via LinkedIn, email and conversations for their advice, and here’s a sampling of what we heard.
Sit back and enjoy this webinar where we decode crises we see (and feel) in chapters. We cover all kinds of troublesome scenarios, from chapter financial mismanagement, fraud, and cybersecurity attacks to AWOL or unprepared chapter officers and everything in between. Your association’s approach to chapter crisis management and prevention depends entirely on your relationship […]
A healthy chapter program delivers valuable benefits for an association. It drives member engagement, member satisfaction, and overall member growth. At the same time, managing a chapter program can be a tricky business. It requires sustainable chapter leadership, a supportive administrative structure, enthusiastic member involvement, and valuable member services. So how do you know if […]
This past year saw a return to in-person volunteer leadership training. This means we’re all back to figuring out how to make those annual chapter leadership workshops, volunteer trainings and sharing sessions impactful. Let’s do a refresh on these sessions rather than a rinse and repeat from pre-pandemic events. Here are five examples from our […]
Super excited that Billhighway and Mariner are teaming up to bring two in-person workshops this October aimed at helping our chapters be all they can be in ’23. I’ve been a CRP (components relations professional) for some 30 years. I began working with affiliated associations (read independent chapters), then with user groups (fully dependent), and […]
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