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2.03 Volunteer Leaders Deeper Dive Part 1: Volunteer Victories: How to Recruit, Retain and Maintain Effective Board Leaders

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
1:45 PM-2:45 PM
Track: Leading and Managing/Volunteer Leaders
Format: Interactive Presentation
Knowledge Level: 300 level
Session Description: Are you lacking enough volunteers to do the work of your association chapter?  Do you wish you had a pool of people to draw from?  This interactive session will share tips on how to recruit the right volunteers and board members into your chapter, and then retain them on committees.  You will learn how every action you take influences your members to renew and participate actively through engagement on your board or at chapter events.  Volunteer Victories come to those who ask, delegate, and appreciate.  Come plan for your personal volunteer victory.
Learning Objectives:
  • Evaluate your current volunteer team and determine what skills you have now and what skills you need to recruit.
  • Define what it means to be an effective volunteer and board member.
  • Demonstrate how to recruit a volunteer in a personalized manner that increases your odds of hearing “yes”.
  • Identify how to retain your volunteers by delegating tasks to committees who know the work contributes to the association vision and mission.
  • Speaker:

    Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP
    Leadership Solutions International

    Holly Duckworth, CAE, CMP is an experienced business leader delivering powerful business strategy insight and consulting to association clients across the US. Leadership Solutions International (LSI) her company drives sustainable leadership, volunteer training and strategic planning for trade association and non‐profit groups. Through LSI’s training program Board of Director University ™ and ongoing chapter coaching your organization will increase board skills and business performance to thrive in today’s challenging business climate. Holly is passionate about the transformation and development of people through volunteer coaching, collaborative goal setting, data analysis and business feedback that demonstrates results. Her clients appreciate her focused attention to detail and honest advice. Holly truly is a partner with her clients driving them to success and delivering membership value. A dedicated member and volunteer Holly currently President for Oregon National Speakers Association and Immediate Past Chair for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Component Relations Professionals.