New ASAE Foundation research reveals a disconnect between what association volunteers do and the value they deliver. Leaders can, however, close the gap with clearer goals and a plan for measuring progress.
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.
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...
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...
Associations stand at a crossroads. We have more types and greater
amounts of data readily available to us than ever before, and the cost
of the tools needed to process all that data has declined dramatically.
In fact, the combination of data and tools available in 2014 should
allow us to move beyond the standard operational dashboards we’ve been
using for years and get to the “good stuff,” where we can start asking
the kinds of meaningful, mission-driven questions that allow us to use
data to inform our decisionmaking processes. But how?
Member Volunteers bring passion to their work... What they don’t always have are the leadership and team skills needed to make the most of that passion. Tapping effectively into the diverse skills, knowledge and energy of our volunteers requires a commitment on our...
Mariner Management & Marketing is your partner in helping association volunteers and staff create the greatest possible value for your members and in ensuring the long term health and growth of your association.