Association Management

Yes, you heard it – or in case you didn’t – Mariner turned 20 this year! That’s right … Mariner set sail in January 2002 with a belief that there was a better way to support chapters and chapter volunteers.

While we all felt the rumblings in chapters before 2020, the past 22 months have been an exercise in jumping over deepening cracks in the system. We saw chapters go dormant and we saw others burst with activity and new faces. Disruption has opened a door for us to explore new options for chapters and chapter programs.

“When reaching out, the key to staving off network shrinkage isn’t spending time going to Zoom happy hours or trying to meet people online … Picking up the phone may be a better strategy. We’re more empathic and better listeners when simply hearing a voice. A phone call can be almost as good as a […]

What would we do without chapter volunteers? They’re our everything! Year after year, volunteers step up, take on chapter leadership roles, then step aside for the next set of leaders. So how do we ensure our volunteers have what they need to contribute? How can we inspire them? On Wednesday, December 15, we collaborated on […]

As we turn the page to a new year, we have the opportunity to leave things back in 2021 and start fresh on others in 2022. Here are a few resources to get that reset buzz going.

As recently as this month, December, an association pro began a Collaborate discussion with the question “are associations seeking a reduction of volunteers interested in board or officer positions?”

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