Chapter congress Q&A 3.14.12Presentation Transcript
YNPN ChapterCongress [beta] Q&A_________ 3.14.12
Our Mission: An efficient, viable, andinclusive nonprofit sector that supports the growth, learning, and development of young professionals.
Big Ideas:• Shared membership statusacross the network•Institutional memberships fornational organizations•An all-member conference•More shared technology such asa CRM•Funding and support forchapters that pilot programs toscale nationally
Big Ideas:•More active, organizedinvolvement in the advocacyand policy arena• Training Institutesthroughout the year forchapter leaders and members• Fiscal sponsorship via YNPNNational•Group purchasingopportunities
YNPN 3.0 is aboutstrengthening our networkinfrastructure.
YNPN 3.0 is about deepeningrelationships across the network.
YNPN 3.0 is about better access to thenetwork for abroader range of people.
Where do we start?
Project #1: DevelopingShared StandardsDeveloping a set of shared standards willallow us to name the essence of what itmeans to be a chapter in our networkand determine what supports andsystems of accountability we’ll need touphold these standards.
Project #2: Creating a DataCenterTogether, we’ll come up with a system forcollecting and aggregating chapter leveldata that will create a cohesive storyabout YNPN, our chapters, ourmembership, and our collective impact.
Project #3: Setting upchapter input & decision-making structuresThis project will focus on creating asystem of feedback and joint decisionmaking for YNPN National and YNPNchapters that will create a strongernetwork that effectively engages thetalent and perspective of all leaders.
YNPN ChapterCongress [beta]
Chapter Congress Reps:•Submit a Chapter Rep by April 1. (Goal is100% Chapter participation)•Participate in Calls (Monthly all-Congress call, 2x task force calls)•Serve as a liaison between Congress andyour chapter
Chapter Congress Timeline:•Week of April 9th – First ChapterCongress call•Late June – Final task force proposalsshared with the network•July – Network discussions & voting•August 3-4 – Review process and resultsat YNPN National Conference
Let’s hear from you!
Picking a Chapter Rep:•Good knowledge of what is happeningthroughout chapter•Good relationships with fellow chapterleaders•Able to make time commitment•Some decision-making authority onbehalf of your chapter
Picking a Chapter Rep(examples):•National Liaison•Chair/co-chair•Ex-officio board members•Other active chapter members
Next Steps:Submit your rep by April 1st.Check out YNPN.org/30 for moreinformationEmail firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet#ynpn30 with any questions or feedback