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1 Region H Collegiate Meeting SWE Region H Conference Madison, WI February 18, 2012

2 Agenda Introductions and Roll Call Section Reports / Section Maintenance Membership Section Awards Region Blogs Senate Update Collegiate Leadership Coaching Committee RCT Election

3 Roll Call H050Bradley University H051Detroit Mercy, University of H052Evansville, University of H053Kettering University - A Section H054Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of H055Illinois at Chicago, University of H056Illinois Institute of Technology H057Iowa, University of H058Iowa State University H059Lawrence Technological University H060Marquette University H061Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of H062Michigan at Dearborn, University of H063Michigan State University H064Michigan Tech University H065Milwaukee School of Engineering H066Minnesota, University of H067North Dakota, University of H068North Dakota State University H069Northwestern University H070Notre Dame du Lac, University of H071Oakland University H072Purdue University, West Lafayette H073Purdue University, Calumet H074Purdue University, Indianapolis H076Southern Illinois University - Carbondale H077Trine University H078Wayne State University H079Western Michigan University H080Wisconsin-Madison, University of H081Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of H082Wisconsin-Platteville, University of H083Valparaiso University H084St. Cloud State University H085Northern Illinois University H086Indiana Purdue University, Fort Wayne H087Minnesota State University, Mankato H088South Dakota State University H089Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology H090Lake Superior State University H091St. Thomas, University of H092Indiana Institute of Technology H093Grand Valley State University H095Kettering University - B Section H096Wisconsin, Stout, University of

4 Region H Collegiate Team Christina Barry Region Collegiate Representative Michigan State University Heather Sweeney Region Collegiate Representative Purdue University Alicia Walby Region Collegiate Communications Editor Michigan Technological University Liz Buzzard Region Collegiate Senator University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign Vanessa Stuart Alternate Region Collegiate Senator Michigan State University

5 Collegiate Leadership Introductions Region H Governor: Wendy Landwehr, Chicago Region Section Lieutenant Governor: Betty Leonhard, Wisconsin Section Collegiate Leadership Team Lead (CLC):Molly Morgan Region H/SWE Leaders Collegiate Section Counselors/Faculty Advisors

6 Section Maintenance - SWE Membership To remain in good standing, each SWE section must have at least 10 paid members Things to keep in mind: Sections receive a 20% rebate for each paid member Regions get 1 RCR per 1000 paid collegiate members

7 Three Membership Options Standard Collegiate membership $20/year Joint Membership AISES, NSBE, SHPE New C2C Membership! One time $50 fee Covers entire collegiate career & 1 st year as a professional SWE member Great deal if you will be in school for at least 2 more years

8 Membership Benefits Eligibility for SWE Scholarships Access to the online SWE Career Center Access to the SWE Membership Database FREE Professional development Webinars Discounted Conference Registration Discounted Kaplan courses 20% off FE & PE $50 off GRE, GMAT, LSAT prep classes FREE SWE Magazine subscription

9 Awards Outstanding Collegiate Section (OCS) Every section should apply for this! Outstanding Counselor/Faculty Advisor Collegiate Member Awards Nominate someone! Section Awards Many of these have $$$ prizes! Region Awards due May 31 More info to be sent to section presidents

10 National Collegiate Awards Overview Individual - submissions to Outstanding Freshmen / Sophomore Member (Deadline March 31 st ) Outstanding Junior / Senior Member (Deadline March 31 st ) Outstanding Graduate Member (Deadline March 31 st ) Outstanding Counselor (Deadline March 31 st ) Outstanding Faculty Advisor (Deadline March 31 st ) Competitions Outstanding Collegiate Section (Deadline May 31 st ) Poster Competition (Deadline May 31 st ) Individual Graduate and Undergraduate Categories Boeing Team Tech (Deadline January 15 th ) SME Bowl (at Annual conference 1 team per Region) More details -> Awards and Competitions -> Collegiate Competitionswww.swe.org Region SWE Region Programming Excellence Award (Deadline May 15 th )

11 National Collegiate Awards Overview Section Awards Newsletter Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Website Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Collegiate Section Transition Award (Deadline July 1st) Membership Retention Program Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Membership Recruitment Program Award (Deadline July 1 st ) The Boeing Company Multicultural Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Outreach Event/Series Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Girl Scouts Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Connecting Educators to Engineers Award (Deadline July 1 st ) Corning Incentive Grant (Deadline July 1 st )

12 Region H Blog - regionh.wordpress.com regionh.wordpress.com Job and Graduate School Opportunities CLC Sessions and Coaches Learn more about your RCT One stop shop for information

13 Senate Update

14 FY12 Motions

15 S-1210: Determination of Number of RCRs Pros The amount of work RCR’s do is directly correlated to the number of sections in the region, not to the number of members in their region Gives RCRs more time and opportunity in helping sections not in good standing to become in good standing, increase the vitality of all sections and be able to mentor each section. There is concern the EIN information problem, that is very time consuming for RCRs, will eventually lessen but over the last few years it hasn’t and may not due to the inevitable turnover in collegiate leadership, both in the sections and Region Collegiate Team (RCT). Cons Communication and organization of responsibilities between 3 RCRs may be rather difficult. There will need to be an increase in funding at CLF to accommodate the additional RCRs. Basing representation on sections instead of membership could lead to a culture where inactive collegiate section not in good standing would not be put through the deactivation process in order to artificially inflate the numbers RCRs in a region. This change may also remove an incentive for collegiate sections to recruit and retain members. Revision to article VI section 4.A.3: Change the calculation method for number of RCRs from quantity of collegiate members to quantity of collegiate sections

16 S-1210: Determination of Number of RCRs Motion was amended to a max of two collegiate representatives and referred to committee for further discussion.

17 Collegiate Leadership Coaching Committee Active Listening Building Membership Building Teams Conflict Resolution Dealing with Leadership Burnout Effective Personal Communications Event Planning and Advertising Fund Development Hit the Ground Running Leadership Managing Effective Meetings Strategic and Tactical Planning SWE Officer Training Women in Engineering You’re in SWE, Now What? Mission To support the development of leadership and management skills at the section level Focus on topics that are essential in creating and maintaining a vital section Training Modules Visit us on SWE Communities too!

18 Collegiate Leadership Coaching Committee About Us 39 Collegiates and Professionals in the U.S. 6 Coaches across Region H Molly Morgan – MN (Team Lead) Sarah Ashton-Szabo – IN Kaitlyn Bunker – MI Rachel Kiser – WI Heather Wiest – IN Rossana Latham – IN Lesley Telford-IL Contact Us Session 4: Walk In Coaching Join our team! Now recruiting for FY13 committee members

19 Calendar of Important Dates February 27 – Section Report Due March 5-29 – Voting for Region Collegiate Positions March 31 – EIN Application Due March 31 – Application to be a subordinate organization under SWE due (EIN) April 27 – Section Report Due May 15 – Society Scholarships Due (Freshmen) May 31 - Region Awards Application Due June 30 – Annual and Financial reports due

20 RCT Elections RCR Candidates Alicia Walby Erin Ebsch Elizabeth Buchanan RCCE Candidate Erin Syverson RCS Candidates Alina Alam Rachel Seidner

21 SWE International Logo Contest SWE International needs your help with a new logo! https://sites.google.com/site/internationa lswe/logo-contest https://sites.google.com/site/internationa lswe/logo-contest Submissions are due April 28

22 Questions? Or feel free to meet with us afterwards or us at


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