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1 Board of Directors Update to Membership on Strategic Planning

2 Purpose of Strategic Planning A discussion and debate about who we are, what we are and where do we want to go

3 Objectives 1.Inform general membership on progress since Annual Meeting in October Seek input and buy-in

4 Outline 1.Vision Statement 2.GLC Goals – Near Term 3.GLC Goals – Long Term 4.Current Mission Statement 5.Restated Mission Statement 6.Questions and Comments

5 2015 GLC Vision Statements A vibrant community working together to improve our local economy and environment through sustainable practices

6 GLC Goals Near Term (1 Year) (1 of 2) Catalog past achievements Approve updated By-laws Host a grant info/writing workshop Create a liaison position/committee to partner with Grayson County. Develop Land Stewardship project for small business startup Reevaluate Save Green Expo. Partner with New River Wildlife and Conservation Club on their annual river clean up

7 GLC Goals Near Term (1 Year) ( 2 of 2) Find avenues to educate the community about the need to protect our valuable natural resources 10% Growth in active membership Develop succession plan for organization (train back-ups, possibly hire admin help) Approve and promote new logo and new brochure Increase visibility in the community through PR and Social Media More participation on committees, of both members and non-members Film Series

8 Develop PSA program about local foods, healthy living Grow the Farmer’s Market Membership doubled Participate in an International Landcare event Slaughterhouse initiative complete Two Land Stewardship competition winners in business Formally partner w/ Farmers Veterans Coalition (FVC) GLC Goals Long Term (2-5 Years) ( 1 of 2)

9 More citizens growing food Establish market support for non-timber forestry products Facilitate establishment of torrefaction plant Initiate annual New Riverfest (annual cleanup and concert) Quality monthly programs run by committees GLC Goals Long Term (2-5 Years) ( 2 of 2)

10 Current Mission Statement We have a three-fold mission: To increase the productivity and expand economic opportunities for local farmers, forest owners, and other citizens. To promote sustainable and equitable management of natural resources and the environment. To promote the greater good of the community of Grayson County, Virginia.

11 Restated Mission Statement Advocate solutions for the community of Grayson County, Virginia and the surrounding area. Increase the productivity and expand economic opportunities for local farmers, forest owners, and other citizens. Practice sustainable and equitable management of natural resources and the environment.

12 Questions and Comments


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