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2009 engaging ab members

  1. 1. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow Engaging Advisory Boards (in challenging times) Charlie Katz, Director, Advisory Board Development, NAF
  2. 2. Engaging Advisory Boards (in challenging times) AGENDA <ul><li>Tough Realities of Today’s Economy </li></ul><ul><li>What has worked in the past? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s working out there now? </li></ul><ul><li>Stepping “Outside the Bun” </li></ul><ul><li>Other ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>Next steps </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  3. 3. Tough Realities of Today’s Economy <ul><li>Average wages/salary - $20.49 / hour x 2,080 hours / year = $42,619 average annualized salary </li></ul><ul><li>National unemployment rate – 9.4% in May </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  4. 4. Tough Realities of Today’s Economy <ul><li>Medical costs annualized rate > 3.7% </li></ul><ul><li>Education costs annualized rate > 2.8% </li></ul><ul><li>Tobacco costs annualized rate > 28.8% </li></ul><ul><li>Bankruptcy filings up 33.3% fye March ’09, (double since 2006) </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  5. 5. But don’t worry…. 2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  6. 6. <ul><li>Hey, it’s ARIZONA!.....in JULY! </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  7. 7. What has worked in the past? <ul><li>A strong, enthusiastic, passionate Advisory Board Chair (ABC) </li></ul><ul><li>Regular monthly Advisory Board (AB) meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Committee structure </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic planning meeting </li></ul><ul><li>EVERYONE held responsible and accountable for a S.M.A.R.T. goal </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  8. 8. What’s working out there now? <ul><li>Connect business partners with kids (evolution of the relationship) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom presentations (an hour) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Job shadowing (a half-day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentoring (once or twice a month) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student conferences / internship preparation (full day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paid Internships (240 – 400 hours) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Recognition as a reward </li></ul><ul><li>You’ve got to ASK them! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Give them a chance to say “ YES” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pull at their heartstrings, before you pull at their purse strings </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  9. 9. Stepping “Outside the Bun” <ul><li>Tutoring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading, math, other? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-Mentoring middle-schoolers </li></ul><ul><li>Summer camps </li></ul><ul><li>Field day (races, competitions, games) </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  10. 10. Other ideas? <ul><li>Recognition event at employer locations </li></ul><ul><li>CEO announcement / news conference </li></ul><ul><li>Media coverage of special </li></ul><ul><li> events </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsorships on T-shirts </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  11. 11. Next steps <ul><li>Call and/or Email AB members </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite to Strategic Planning meeting in August or early September </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strategic Planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm ideas (be creative, involve everyone in the planning process) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign responsibilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Report out progress at EACH AB meeting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Involve EVERY AB member with kids </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Collaboration Network – Advisory Boards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://nafcollaborationnetwork.org/advisory-board/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Getting Started Guide – Advisory Boards </li></ul><ul><li>DeHavilland Associates – Brett Pawlowski </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.dehavillandassociates.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bernie Sheridan – [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Charlie Katz – [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Your Regional Director </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow
  13. 13. You Got Questions?... <ul><li>I got answers! </li></ul>2009 Institute for Staff Development Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

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