May 10, 2011

Nominating Hosted New Leader Social

by Summer Brill, Social Media 2010-11

I had the opportunity to attend the New Leaders social hosted by the Nominating Committee last week on Cinco de Mayo, it was so fun! Of course, the Nominating Committee had the Gatehouse decorated in line with the festive Cinco de Mayo holiday with great food and beverages. Ashely Roussel handed out fun and bright flower combs and we all had a great time catching up with one another. For those who had their counterparts for next year in attendance, there was even some Transitional chatter!

Miriam Huntley led Nominating this year and she took a minute to introduce her fantastic Committee who worked so hard to place our Leadership roster for the 2011-12 League year (which begins in a few weeks!).

The Nominating Committee 2010-11: Laurie Brown, Laura Redmond, Ashley Roussel, Miriam Huntley (Chair 2010-11), Beth Greenberg (not pictured: Nichole Neal, Frederique Dame and Tara Roussel (Chair Elect))

She also brought our attention to some Leadership training material her committee developed and posted on our League website. You can always find Leadership training and support materials in the Member Area in the Leadership forum, click here.

These are the topics you can currently find in the Leadership forum on our website, please login and read this material if you are in a Leadership position this coming League year, they are so helpful!

2010 2011 Leadership Transition Checklist
Template - Committee Roster
Template - Meeting Agenda
Template - Committee Norms
Leadership Essentials Training 2010-2011
Facilitation - Primer (What, Why, How and more...)
Facilitation - Developmental Facilitator
Facilitation - 5 Stages of Group Development
Leadership - 25 Tips to Keep Volunteers
Leadership - Basics for Committee Chairs
Leadership - Checklist for Committee Chairs
Leadership - Behavior of an Effective Leader (from AJLI)
Leadership - Fundamentals for Committee Chairs
Leadership - More on Leadership Styles
Leadership - Skills you'll learn in JLPA-MP Leadership

Don't forget, the new League year begins June 1st, if you haven't yet scheduled your Transition to your Leadership position with your counterpart, you only have a few weeks left!

Hope to see you all at our Annual Meeting on May 18th. We have some important items to vote on at this meeting, please check out the voting material ahead of time on our website, click on the green button click here.

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