Northeast Region Board Flash

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NE Region CSI Board Flash

The Board met in cyberspace on Wednesday, August 21st.

President Tracey Powell asked the members to read her President's message ((full text)) and particularly the initiatives for the coming term:

  • Bridge the gap between ‘experienced’ and ‘emerging’ professionals, through a Mentor Program 
  • Energize current (and potential) members, during educational (and fun!) Region Conferences 
  • Improve member diversity and recruitment, by collaborating with Affiliate Organizations 
  • Enhance NER’s digital presence, through Electronic Communications Policies and procedures 
  • Gather candid feedback from our leaders and members, by visiting ALL 15 NER Chapters before July 2014 (with the help of Vice President, Brian Neely)

Vice President Brian Neely discussed director committee liaisons. All directors are to respond to Brian with their 1st and 2nd preference for assignments by September 1st.

Committee Updates:

Awards nominations are due October 19, 2013. Deadlines and forms have been POSTED HERE.

Education Committee will begin working with Chapter Chairs in September.

Finance Committee will be working with Treasurer to establish an appropriate policy for region reserves and coordinating with audit committee.

Membership Committee has posted OCC and MIC incentive forms.  Deadline is September 30th.

Nominating Committee needs to be active immediately to submit Institute Director nominations by November 1st.  All chapters are to notify Secretary Cliff Marvin of their appointment of a representative to the committee by September 1st.

The Publications Committee has blown up "THE BRIDGE"  All members are requested to regularly check the NEWS tab on the home page. Board members are asked to participate in discussion in the Northeast Region LinkedIn Group.

Upcoming Events:

Northeast Region Caucus will occur at the Institute Convention at CONSTRUCT in Nashville on September 26th.

The FY14 Region Conference will be held November 12 & 13, 2013 in Rochester, NY.  All directors are asked to review the program, sponsor information, and hotel reservation page, register themselves and promote the event to their chapter.  DETAILS HERE!

Full minutes will be issued by the Secretary.  The presentation graphics from the meeting can be seen here. 



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