Chapter Development Committee Board of Directors Update. January 22, 2010 Whitney Taylor. CDC seeks resolution to de-charter 2 chapters. Mary Beth surveyed 2 chapters to understand perspectives
January 22, 2010
Mary Beth surveyed 2 chapters to understand perspectives
Silicon Valley - 99 Members, 20 agreed to decharter, 1 member voted against, 1 member voted to decharter and offered to serve as a leader, chapter sent funds to Sam Smith several years ago
Northern NJ - 56 members, 15 members agreed to decharter and move to surrounding chapters, 1 member voted against, 1 asked about starting a new chapter in different area of NJ, no one offered to serve in leadership role
Members agreed to transition to surrounding chapters
NCMA will have 117 chapters following approval of resolution
Lite Chapter – Intent is to revive chapters and transition back into “Active” or decharter as needed
Intent is to transition Lite Chapters to Active Chapters by reinvigorating them
Cincinnati 68 Members Balance $330.89
South Florida 70 Members Balance $5,205.57
Quad Cities 24 Members Balance $13,042.07
Heavily supported by HQ with Chapter newsletter, website, chapter meeting via WebEx/QTR, NES
Rose Gazarek is Subcommittee Chair; CDC to support Pilot Program
Criteria for Lite?
Criteria for re-activation?
Should there be defined duration?
HQ support and local chapter commitment?
Approach to funding Chapter Lite?
Use & management of chapter funds
Formalize program based on learnings
Chapter Relations to manage collection and reporting of Chapter Bylaws
Policy needs - consistent with NCMA bylaws, must be current, must be approved by NCMA governance committee, confirm status of chapter bylaws as part of annual reporting
Exploring easier reporting such as questions in annual reports
Today - Decharter 2 chapters if resolved by BOD
Spring 2010 Pilot the Chapter Lite concept
March 2010 recommend Bylaws review process and any revised policy language to BOD
July 2010 Provide formal recommendation to the Board upon pilot completion