Presentation on theme: "The State of the Corporation Youth Parliament of Manitoba Annual General Meeting - 30 March 2007 Amy Dhillon, Premier (Chairperson)"— Presentation transcript:
The State of the Corporation Youth Parliament of Manitoba Annual General Meeting - 30 March 2007 Amy Dhillon, Premier (Chairperson)
Outline 1.What is the SOTC address? 2.Why is the address important? 3.The State of the Corporation 4.Goals and Benchmarks 5.Conclusion
What is the SOTC? The State of the Corporation (SOTC) address is a speech by the Premier at the AGM. The SOTC outlines the current state of affairs and future direction for the members of YPM.
Why give the address? To share our plan for the upcoming year To define our goals We are answerable to you!
So, what is the state of our Corporation? Success in 2007: Spring Session, Brandon, Manitoba Improvement of Cabinet Meetings Personal Development Rural development goals Increase in Rural members at Winter session MacGregor BBQ Increased fundraising revenue Registration numbers higher than ever
So, what is the state of our Corporation? Challenges in 2007: Leadership development within cabinet structure Limited success in fundraising Alumni relations
Goals for YPM87 Wellness of our Membership: Exec Cabinet(s) Members Developing a structure of YPM that will help ensure future success Fundraising and Corporate Development Alumni Relations Developing a “YPM community”
Goals for YPM87 1. Wellness of Membership Ensure Executive can handle the work load and efforts are acknowledged Making sure cabinet(s) are well trained to do their job(s) and provided with the proper tools Expanding on opportunities for our membership Through YPM Through other organizations
Goals for YPM87 2. Developing a YPM structure for the future Build on past initiatives and add more
Goals for YPM87 What will YPM look like in 15/20 years? New Cabinet structure YPM into digital age – manuals on-line New YPM website Annual Report Insurance (YPM Legal Guardian) Accounting Software Developing Endowment fund Preparing plans for Western’s 2010
Goals for YPM87 3. Fundraising and Corporate Development Develop a major annual fundraising event Build a YPM marketing strategy Build personal and professional ties with corporations Hold small but effective fundraising events
Goals for YPM87 4. Alumni Relations Bringing our alumni back to YPM Alumni reception Alumni reunion Build a strong alumni database Establish ways for YPM to make alumni feel welcomed
Goals for YPM87 5. Development of YPM community Building a YPM community with a role for: Current members Alumni Corporations Community members Other YPs across Canada Other organizations Politicians Rural Caucus
How You Can Help Realize that the organization will only progress if you want it to. Attend events! Apply to cabinet! Get involved in committees! Executive can’t do it alone! You are the members! We need you!
Conclusion Recognized successes and challenges Goals set for new initiatives 2008: Already a bright horizon Speaker’s Night Already have begun to put many goals into action