[Radio-announce] Midwest Leadership to be Streamed on ACBRadio Live Event this weekend
larry at acbradio.org
Wed Feb 26 00:42:59 EST 2014
As mentioned in the previous email the ACB Presidents' Meeting and the
Legislative Seminar was enjoyed by all!
The next event to be streamed is the Midwest Leadership Conference and it
has a baseball theme to it.
You will see what I mean as you read the agenda which is below.
The states participating in this conference are Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota,
Missouri and Nebraska.
The conference will be streamed on Saturday only.
Please note all times listed are in the central time zone.
8:30am Regency E
Presenter, Ray Campbell, Secretary, American Council of the Blind
Step up to the plate and Prepare to take your turn at bat. Don't worry.
Everyone will get a hit on the first pitch as we throw it right down the
middle with the day's activities.
Who's on First? Those beginning their Leadership Journey
8:55am Sara Conrad, Presenter, Board Member, American Council of the Blind
9:00am Effective Meetings, Frank Strong, President, Iowa Council of the
What does it take to get all of your Players you want to lead on the Same
Page? The message includes discussion of Meeting Planning, Parliamentary
Procedure, Conflict Resolution and protocol on how to handle Confidential
9:45am Membership Recruitment and Retention, Katie Frederick, ACB Ohio
Executive Director and Gretchen Maune, MCB Member
The discussion will include recruiting members of all ages. How social
media can help ACB Affiliates and other organizations recruit younger
members and chapter organization. How do we keep these people once we have
10:45am Comfort Break
So you hit a double on the first pitch!
9:00am Tips to help ACB Chapters and Affiliates Organize Community
Activities, Ray Campbell, Glen Ellyn, IL
Discussions will include how to organize a major activity.
9:45am Getting Members Involved in Legislative Advocacy and why that is
Important, Chris Gray, Executive Director, Missouri Council of the Blind and
10:15am Manning Employees, Dan Sippl, RSVA President and Wisconsin Vendor
Dam will discuss Managing Employees, Especially well for those Affiliates
who have Personnel.
Now, we've all made it to Second Base!
11:00am Fundraising, Jim Jirak, Omaha, NE and Ray Campbell, Chicago, IL
Why it is Important and ideas on how to get Members to Want to get Involved
11:30am Tooting our own horn - Publicizing what we do With Pride, Bill
Jureck, Director Chicago land Radio Information Service (CRIS)
How do we publicize what we do, and what Avenues can and should we be
Moving on to Third Base!
1:15pm Regency E
Group Activity Assignments
1:30pm Teams go to a Quiet Area to Work on Assigned Project
3:00pm Comfort Break
3:15pm Teams Report out with Discussion
4:45pm Each Participant chooses an "Accountability partner"
5:00pm Closing Remarks
7:30pm Midwest Leadership Banquet
Emcee: Chris Gray, St. Louis, MO
Invocation: Sara Conrad, Student at Calvin College
Guest Speaker: Bill Jureck, Director of Chicagoland Radio
Recounting his Story, the Challenges he faced and how the
Lessons he learned can be used to Develop Leadership Skills.
You can listen to the coverage by going to http://acbradio.org/live. or by
dialing 231-460-1047 on any telephone.
The coverage just keeps coming on ACBRadio.
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