Presentation on theme: "Communications Matter. Why You Need To Communicate Share Information Get Members to Act Ensure Understanding Create Value in the Association/Take."— Presentation transcript:
Why You Need To Communicate Share Information Get Members to Act Ensure Understanding Create Value in the Association/Take Credit/Create culture of belonging Keeping silent lets rumor become fact
SUCCESSES ASSOCIATION NEWS TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES MEMBER BENEFITS CONTRACT UPDATES ANYTHING YOU CAN TAKE CREDIT FOR/BRAG ABOUT ANYTHING RELATED TO SALARY AND BENEFITS STORIES ABOUT MEMBERS. PEOPLE LIKE TO READ NAMES OF PEOPLE THEY KNOW AND SEE THEIR PICTURES.
Paper Newsletter Bi-Monthly Can’t do that? Do a mid and end of the year review Can’t do that? Do an end of the year round up Just do something that gives the Association a visible presence in the local to create value --Let’s talk about how to create the newsletter for a minute--
As Needed Communications Negotiators Report (same colored paper as newsletter) Meeting/Training Announcement Reminders External Communications
Bulletin Board Look at Me! I have important information for you to share with your members!
Post on Bulletin Board Latest Newsletter Member Benefits/www.neamb.com Any Announcements/Meetings Weingarten Rights Building Rep Name and email Local Association Leadership names/emails MEA contact information for local office and www.maineea.org
Climate Survey Want to know what members, think, want need from the Association? Just ask them in a simple climate survey which: Engages Members Opens lines of communication Lets members feel like someone is listening Give the Association a clear area to focus work and produce results for members