3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
OPENING SESSION - “Maintain the Momentum for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion”
Mariama S. Boney, LMSW, CAE
CEO of Achieve More LLC
The next normal requires us to go to the next level in our leadership. Now more than ever we must integrate and communicate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. And doing so in way that guides us to honor each other, preserve respect, practice with intentionality, and fine-tune the way build the future.
We will (i) explore strategies for communicating diversity, equity, inclusion in CAMFT chapter boards, events, Marketing, and social media, (ii) learn ways to yield the progress for diversity, equity, and inclusion success, and (iii) discover how to leverage your leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Don’t miss the live Q&A session with Mariama tomorrow at 12:15 pm.
10:15 am – 11:00 am
1. “How 4 “S” Words Can Transform Governance & Leadership”
Cynthia Mills, FASAE, CAE, CMC, CPC, CCRC
Founder, President & CEO, The Leaders’ Haven
Governance can be an intimidating word – but it’s really about designing a clear picture to guide focus, lead people, understand behavior, influence outcomes, and tell compelling stories. Regardless of resources or size, people who come together with commitment and passion can have a tremendous impact. Together, we will learn how 4 simple words can help us remember how to govern effectively and why we say yes to taking it on!
We will (i) share an easy way to remember 4 key concepts that most complicated governing principles fit, (ii) understand the impact we each have as individual leaders within a board, and as a board in total and )iii) be effective regardless of numbers, size, or scope to create impact for those we serve.
2. “Recruiting and Retaining New Volunteers and Putting Them on a Path to Leadership: Strategies for Small, Mid-size, and Large Chapters”
Wesley Carr, Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society
“During this session, an experienced member and volunteer engagement professional will provide an overview of proven strategies in the three Rs of volunteer management... Recruitment, Retention and Recognition. We will explore tactics to help expand your volunteer pool, how to pair the right person with the right opportunity, and ways to put your volunteers on a path to leadership roles. Whether a large chapter, a small chapter or anything in between, you will walk away with concepts that should help build upon your volunteer management system.”
You will explore (i) tactics to help expand and diversify your existing volunteer pool, (ii) strategies to keep your volunteers engaged and interested in other opportunities, and (iii) strategies to help prepare your volunteers to move into leadership roles.
3. “CE Provider Approval – Three Secrets of Your Chapter Revealed”
Mary Beth Muro, CEPA Program Assistant, CAMFT
CAMFT Chapters have unique challenges in selecting speakers, so make sure to know how to handle them by attending the CEPA Chapter Three Secrets Revealed Session. In this revealing session, you will learn what is needed when a speaker approaches you with a course. This workshop will address your issues and provide advice, tools, and resources for how to manage and plan CE Programs to ensure that BBS Regulations and CEPA guidelines are met. Please bring any and all of your questions.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to (i) identify the three responsibilities of a chapter on selecting a qualified speaker, (ii) identify four ways a course is eligible for continuing education hour, and (iii) name two qualifications that a speaker must-have.
4. Finances - "Chapter Finances Made Easy"
Ron Hynum, Managing Director Finance and Operations, CAMFT
Large or small, a chapter must maintain accurate financial records, follow solid internal control procedures, be fully informed of current performance, and comply with governmental regulations. All collected funds must be deposited promptly, and payments must be made only after proper authorization and approval. We will learn (i) about your chapter’s organization or tax status, (ii) recordkeeping and reporting, (iii) tax filings, (iv) policies, and (v) how to protect yourself and your chapter!
11:15 am - Noon
“Expanding Your Chapters Reach through Sponsors, Partners & Promotion”
Peggy Hoffman, FASAE, CAE , Mariner Management
Let’s tackle two ongoing challenges facing chapters: sponsor engagement and marketing chapter events. Hint: they are connected. When we create strong relationships with sponsors, we can bring that to more effective marketing. When we have creative marketing, we can draw in sponsors. We’ll share strategies and quick-win tips. Come for ideas and take-aways
We will (i) explore what drives sponsor value and how to tap into that to draw in sponsors, (ii) gain helpful tips and best practices on how to bring sponsors closer and keep them engaged in our organizations, and (iii) learn marketing tips to drive interest in events and activities.
Don’t miss the live Q&A session with Peggy at 12:15 pm