"In any institution or undertaking, the importance of people transcends all else." General Robert H. Barrow 27th Commandant United States Marine Corps
At the recent VFC Executive Board Meeting the question was asked - - - How many Executive Board members also serve at the Chapter level??
The answer was staggering...... The attendance at the Board meeting was 24 individuals and over ¾ of those present were also officers at the Chapter level.
Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree 12345 #9Why are members hesitant to step into leaders roles? a.Unfamiliarity with By-Laws13 1 b.Unfamiliar with Robert's Rules of Order to aid in13 1 running meetings c. Unfamiliar with responsibilities of the position1121 d.Uncomfortable tasking/delegating or asking members1 121 for assistance, etc. e.Unfamiliar with preparing/following a meeting agenda1112 f. Uneasy speaking to or leading groups1 13
Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree 12345 #8Federations assist when members step up to leadership roles by--- a.Using Mentors new leaders can call on for assistance 221 b.Offering 6 month trial period in their new position22 1 c. Providing one-on-one training/guidance to new leaders1112 d.Providing all records/files to new leaders 212 e.Updating new leaders about latest issues needing 13 1 attention & ideas f.Responsibilities are documented in up-to-date job 1121 descriptions to new leaders
Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree 12345 #2Reasons members do not step up to serve a.Those attending meetings have already served 12 2 b.No interest in serving 131 c.Unable to serve due to age or disability 13 1 d.Not interested in attending meetings 122
Strongly Disagree Strongly Agree 12345 #7NARFE files and records a.Are passed on to newly installed officers/chairs 1112 upon accepting office b.Officers are provided and familiarized with By-Laws 23 c.Officers are provided with Robert's Rules of Order 32 for running meetings d.Officers and Chairs are provided with accurate,112 1 updated job descriptions