Gyro’s “NEW ERA” . Tempe Board of Governors, EC Meeting PIP Emil Baijot’s speech s parked a call for a “New Era ” . Presentation Outline. Introductions & thanks Overview of goals & strategies Significant facts Positives Recommendations S tructure recommendations Summary.
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Tempe Board of Governors, EC Meeting
PIP Emil Baijot’s speech
sparked a call for a “New Era”
In Wallace (white)
JANUARY 30, 2014
What we were trying to accomplish
with specific recommendations
Keep what works.
Revise or discard what doesn’t
Stabilize and grow membership
The FIRST STEP is to HELPimprove the club experience.
Change task priorities
To more of what clubs NEED
Not just historical practice
Can’t look like an old man’s club
from the 1950’s
approved by majority but no consensus.
Years of calls for major changes
2009-14 Lost 16 clubs (16%)
Bellevue, Central Texas, Cincinnati, Columbus,
Forest City, London, Kentville, Milwaukee,
Minn-Suburban, Osoyoos, Salt Lake City, Sterling,
Sussex, Trail, Wadsworth, Wenatchee Valley
Caused loss of 425 Gyros (12%)
Caloosa, Central Coast, Coachella Valley
Not so fast!! Plenty of good news
Who want a more responsive Gyro
International & District
FINAL REPORT 2014
HELP GYROS TO
2.1 Create fun and interesting clubs (Gyro Fun Party Cookbook 271 Ideas )
Fun & interesting clubs are the centerpiece of Gyro
FAR & AWAY THE BIGGEST PROBLEM IDENTIFIED BY BOG & EC @ TEMPE INTERIM
Gyro Fun Party Cookbook-271 Ideas
Club level officers primary responsibility
to create a fun & interesting experiences for Gyros.
This requires creativity, leadership, planning and a joyful execution of meetings and events.
2.2 Create organized well-run clubs
(Leading the Fun! Planning Guide for Officers)
2.3 Keep members well informed in the new technology era.
2.4 Clubs should CONSIDERsome form ofcommunity service.
(Not to be a “Kiwanis”, but the fellowship of service delivery)
2.5Clubs should CONSIDER the value of a good speaker and meeting program
Member satisfaction is the key retention strategy.
It is vastly easier to retain a “customer” than to recruit one
A well-known business principle
3.1Implement effective strategy
Recruiting, best practices, committee
3.2Showcase as “must join” club
“Raison d’etre” , signature
3.3 Drop term “Gyrette” (GI only)
Implies “too old fashioned”
3.4Reinforce Gyro’s positive image
Communications, NEW report
3.5 Give Gyro a NEW Look with 21stCentury Communication Technology
5.1 An Educational Initiative – more coaching and training
primarily at the club level.
A major re-tasking of District Governors & Lt. Governors
6.1Task Leaders Toward Measureable Outcomes for Clubs
6.2 - Redefine the Leadership Duties and Responsibilities at All Levels
6.3 – Consider modifications to Gyro International meetings
6.4– Increase Role of PDGs &PIPs in Training and Installations
7.1- Shorten Conventions & Interims by 1 Day, Offer on Weekends – Thursday to Sunday
7.2 - Digital-Only GyroScopeDelivery
(Section 4 of NEC Report)
4.1 RIGHT SIZE GYRO – But retain three levels
4.3More training on membership and club expansion
Centerpieceof NEC discussions
NEC majority approved SIX more in principle, but did not reach consensus.
Therefore, can’t be recommended as stated.
NEC requests continuing study by EC & NEC