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1 Presidents Assembly Monthly Webinar

2 During the Webinar – Just Ask! Please use this question area to communicate with us throughout the webinar. Have a question…type it!!

3 Raise Your Hand There will be designated times to speak your questions. You can click on the “Raise Your Hand” button. When we are ready for your question, we will unmute you and call on you.

4 What Chapter do you represent? Please use your GoToWebinar Question box to type in the name of your Chapter…

5 Update Your Chapter Leadership Roster! Log into to update your chapter leadership roster – we need to know your current officers and board members Receive appropriate communications Receive rebate reports Receive membership reports Contact to get your password or be authorized administrator to update

6 Rachael Bender Southwest Florida Chapter Chair Rachael Bender Southwest Florida Chapter Chair Presidents Assembly Leadership Lola Kakes Greater Tucson Chapter Chair-Elect

7 2011-2012 Presidents Assembly Steering Committee Sandy Spadaro NAWBO South Jersey PASC Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Region Deb Shea NAWBO Silicon Valley PASC Western Region Carolynne Mather NAWBO Lakeland Metro PASC Southern Region Angelika Coghlan NAWBO Chicago PASC Midwest Region

8 NAWBO REGIONAL BREAKDOWNS Northeast & Atlantic Region Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, W. Virginia Midwest Region Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, N. Dakota, S. Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri Southern Region North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana Western Region Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawaii

9 Steering Committee Roles & Responsibilities Presidents Assembly Steering Committee is responsible for:  Serving as “voice of the chapters” on the National Board and facilitating communications between National and the chapters  Facilitating chapter collaboration/information sharing via webinars & meetings at national conferences  Creating a community of chapter leaders  Helping chapter leaders with strategic planning, problem resolution, etc.

10 Webinar Schedule Mark Your Calendar NOW! Webinars will be held on the third Thursday of every month at noon Eastern time. Upcoming Webinars: August – Getting PR for Your Chapter September 15 – Best Practices for Membership Growth October 20 – Art of the Ask: How to Approach Corporate Partners November 17 – How to Run an Effective Board Meeting December 15 – Out of the Box Revenue Generating Ideas Suggest a webinar topic by emailing

11 PA Facebook Page Use to share news and information; exchange best practices; ask for help; etc. All chapter leaders are welcome to join. Please do not use to market your business.

12 News from National Rachael Bender PASC Chair

13 CHAPTER ADMINISTRATION ISSUES  New Board Roster Forms are in Chapter Resource Center under “Forms and Templates”  Designate chapter administrator for web access  Designate recipient of chapter rebate reports  Complete and send to  D&O Insurance Renewal Forms have been sent out – premium is due by August 31. Please contact Chapter Services at if you have not received it.  Membership applications – when applications are mailed, do not attach post-it notes to the check. If you need to send a note, please do it on a separate piece of paper. Post-its are often lost.  All chapter board members must be current with membership dues!!!!

14 NAWBO WOMENS BUSINESS CONFERENCE 2011  August 31 – September 1 (Wed & Thurs before Labor Day weekend)  High-powered content/speakers  Keynote: Gail Blanke, best-selling author & executive coach – “Stepping into Your Power”  Keynote: Cindy Solomon, Consultant & Coach – “The Rules of Woo: Capturing the Hearts & Minds of Today’s Customer”  Breakout Session: Women’s Economic Empowerment  Breakout Session : Business is Great, Except for the People  Breakout Session : The ROI for Going Green  Breakout Session : Understanding Millennials & Emerging Adults  Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego - $189 room rate extends thru Labor Day weekend if attendees want to stay  Chapter contest: Three chapters with most attendees will win one free registration & Southwest Airlines voucher  Incentive: For every 10 members registered, chapter will receive one additional free registration

15 Who’s Coming to WBC2011? Western Region – 63% Southern Region – 13% Midwest Region – 11% Northeast & Atlantic – 9% Top Chapter Registrations: Los Angeles Orange County South Nevada (Las Vegas)

16 Congratulations to the entire 2011-2012 NAWBO Board of Directors Bottom Row, From Left: Immediate Past Chair Kelly Scanlon, Chair-elect Laura Yamanaka Second Row, From Left: Treasurer/Secretary Deborah Stallings, Chair Evelyn Strange, President & CEO Helen Han Third Row, From Left: Billie Dragoo, Darla Beggs Fourth Row, From Left: PA Chair Rachael Bender, Dana Rambow Not Shown: Miriam Muley

17 2011-2012 NAWBO National Chair Evelyn Strange Louisville, KY

18 President/CEO Search Impressive Candidates have been interviewed and negotiations are underway with our top candidate Washington, DC Office Once new CEO is in place we will reestablish our physical office in DC NAWBO Entrepreneur Institute Accelerated Growth Program was a great success with both our women-business owner participants and our sponsor Wells Fargo. We are looking forward to future educational programming. National NAWBO Update

19 Resources on National Website Chapter Resource Center –Visual Resource Library Past Webinar Slides National Strategic Plan Shopping Area for Branded Merchandise –Forms & Templates Sample Templates for Corporate Partner & Member Letters National Event Participation Request Form Strategic Plan Instructions & Template


21 Chapter Best Practices Chapter Best Practices Library –Descriptions of Practices from Various Chapters –Sample Documents like Strategic Alliance Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) –Submit your chapter’s best practices

22 NAWBO Website Legislative Action Center Helps track issues important to WBO Locate contact info for politicians Sign up for email blasts Find hearing schedules

23 National Directory Great Tool for Your Members Members can enhance listing by adding photos, descriptions, additional details Columbus had event to encourage members to update info with laptops during the event

24 Introducing Carolynne Mather NAWBO Lakeland Metro PASC Southern Region

25 Introducing Sandy Spadaro NAWBO South Jersey PASC Northeast & Mid-Atlantic Region

26 Introducing Deb Shea NAWBO Silicon Valley PASC Western Region

27 Does Your Chapter Have a Best Practice? Has your chapter excelled in new member growth this year? Do you have a phenomenal process for getting corporate partners? Share your chapter best practices with other chapters through the CRC and participating in a PA webinar. Contact

28 Questions?

29 Thank you for participating in NAWBO Presidents Assembly Webinar! We look forward to talking to you next month. The webinar will be on August 18 th at noon Eastern. To share this information with your chapter’s leadership, visit NAWBO Presidents Assembly Community

30 CONTACT NAWBO Member Services: Chapter Services: Presidents Assembly: News/Article Submissions: Website/Technical Support:

31 Your Feedback is Welcome! Please send feedback to

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