Sunday, April 27

10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Regional Planning Time Lunch (by invitation only)

Chapter presidents, presidents-elect, regional executives, and regional executives-elect from your region come together to solidify regional and chapter roles and expectations for the upcoming year. Lunch will be served, Kumbaya is optional.

4:00-5:30 p.m.

Presidents-elect Idea Exchange: Building Your Farm Team

This session will provide tactics for identifying and recruiting volunteer leaders who have the skills your team needs. Learn strategies to empower creative risk-taking and embrace new initiatives, and explore ways to support volunteers who are facing challenges. Then, discover the keys to effective succession planning that will help you identify, assess, and develop a deep talent pool that covers all levels within the chapter. Additionally, we’ll share effective succession planning techniques to build on the foundation your chapter has established and ensure solid leadership in the years ahead.

Monday, April 28

9:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Presidents-elect Learning Lab: Plan It, Do It! (includes lunch)

Mention strategic planning to many chapter leaders and their eyes glaze over and panic sets in. It shouldn’t be that way. Your strategic plan is everyone’s best friend, providing a roadmap for your leadership team and helping you focus appropriate volunteer energy and resources at the right times. Armed with the proper knowledge and tools, your chapter can not only create a strategic plan, but more importantly, carry it out.

1:00-2:30 p.m.

Presidents-elect Learning Lab: Teeing Up for Success

Help your leadership team thrive by providing them with the training and tools they need to get the job done. In this session, you’ll learn how to train your team throughout the year so that they can effectively fulfill their leadership roles. Learn how your chapter’s leadership orientation program can prepare your team to start the leadership year strong and keep them motivated to achieve their best.

Tuesday, April 29

9:30-11:00 a.m.

Successful Practice Exchange: Presidents and Presidents-elect

Get it straight from the source’s mouth! Join a discussion with chapters who have a history of strong performance including some who’ve won Yerger Awards. Learn what’s worked—and why—in this often-requested conversation on successful practices.