Chapter Resources

Webcast Archive

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Archived webcasts

Preparing for Your Presidency
Janet Seelhoff, CAE, GCSAA senior manager of Chapter Services
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Join Janet Seelhoff, CAE, GCSAA's senior manager of chapter services, and Michael Osley, CGCS, Aurora Hills Golf Course, Aurora, Colo., and Rocky Mountain GCSA immediate past president. Michael will share his experiences as a recent chapter president.

Learning Objectives:

• Identify key roles and responsibilities of the chapter president to help ensure a successful year

• Stay informed of what's happening at the national level and the areas of focus for 2007

• Learn how to use GCSAA resources to help your chapter be more effective in serving its members

• Become aware of the networking tools available to connect with fellow chapter leaders

• Participate in conversations on how to be a successful leader for your association

   
Your E-blast Questions Answered
Tracy Adair Derning, GCSAA Online Product Specialist/Software Trainer
View playback Tracy will facilitate a discussion on e-blast products, options and best practices.
   
How Chapters Can Help in the Hiring Process
Lyne Tumlinson, GCSAA director of career services
View playback Lyne Tumlinson, GCSAA director of career services, leads the group in a discussion on how chapters can help with the hiring process. Lyn will facilitate an interactive session on how chapters can work with employers when they are searching for a new superintendent.
   
Chapter Delegates Orientation
Ricky D. Heine, CGCS, Chapter Relations Committee Chairman and Mark E. Esoda, CGCS, Georgia GCSA delegate.
View playback Ricky and Mark will share information on how to prepare for your role as chapter delegate. They will discuss what to expect at the delegates meeting and their experiences.
   
Planning Successful Educational Events
View playback Sarah Clopton, GCSAA curriculum manager and Lori Russell, executive director of the Peaks & Prairies GCSA and Idaho GCSA
   
Working with Your Board
Gary Leeper, executive director of Rocky Mountain GCSA, and owner of Interactive Management, Inc.
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Gary facilitates a discussion on how to create and maintain a successful working relationship with your board members. Gary shares some of the tips and techniques that he’s acquired in the past 17 years with working with boards. Discussion is held on selecting board members, board and volunteer contracts, dealing with different personalities, what should go into a board book and much more.

   
Conversations with Chapter Presidents: Members Matter Most
Dave Fearis, CGCS, GCSAA director of membership and Janet Satterlee, GCSAA senior manager of chapter services

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Join Dave and Janet as they facilitate conversations on ways to more effectively engage members. This is based on feedback from our recently conducted chapter presidents survey.

Respondents said the top three challenges impacting their chapters were:

  1. Membership engagement
  2. Membership growth
  3. Communication

Participants will learn about seven strategies GCSAA is implementing to grow and retain members, and how they might benefit your chapter. Share ideas with your peers on strategies that your chapter can implement to increase membership value and grow its membership.

   
Introduction to Microsoft Access
Tracy Adair Derning, GCSAA Online Product Specialist/Software Trainer.

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Working on a database? Want to learn more about databases, or brush up on your skills? Join us for an Introduction to Access.

   
Beginning Your Career as a Chapter Executive
Janet Satterlee, GCSAA's senior manager of Chapter Services, and Lynn Cannon, Cactus and Pine GCSA.

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This is the first webcast in our "Investing in your career success" chapter executives webcast series. This program is specifically for chapter executives with less than two years' experience.

Jump start your career and learn about tools to effectively serve your chapter's members. Take advantage of resources available to help your association be successful. Build a solid foundation with GCSAA and fellow chapter executives.

   
Preparing for Your Presidency
Janet Satterlee, GCSAA's senior manager of Chapter Services, and John Fulling, Jr., CGCS, Western Michigan GCSA immediate past president

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This is the first webcast in our new "Conversations with Chapter Presidents" series. Participate in conversations on how to be a successful leader for your association.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to communicate more effectively with your members and constituents
  • Stay informed on what's happening at the national level
  • Learn how to use GCSAA resources to help your chapter be more effective in serving its members
  • Become aware of the networking tools available to connect with fellow chapter leaders
   
Clutter 101: Tips & Tools for Managing Time, Space and Paper
Tenia Workman, Georgia GCSA executive director

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You'll discover why clutter accumulates and how to avoid it; or at least control it. You'll also find out ways to manage your time better. By the end of the webcast, you'll have less clutter in your office, better techniques for handling the mounds of paper work, and techniques for managing your time. Are you ready to be more organized?

   
Members Matter Most: Growing and Retaining Your Association's Most Valuable Asset
Hannes Combest, CAE, Managing Director, Member Programs

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Discuss the seven strategies that GCSAA is implementing to grow and retain members. Learn about GCSAA's membership growth and retention marketing campaign. Share ideas on strategies that your chapter can implement to increase membership value and grow its membership. Discuss how chapters and GCSAA can work together to serve "shared members".

   
Generating Nondues Revenue and Maximizing Sponsorship Opportunities
Teri Harris, Managing Director, Development

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Gain ideas on how to generate more revenue for your association. Learn how to offer sponsorship opportunities that meet your industry partners' needs. Learn ways to maximize revenue opportunities.

   
Exploring GCSAA Online
Tracy Adair, Online Product Specialist/Software Trainer

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This webcast covers basic navigation and demonstration of GCSAA Online.

   
Public policy update: advocacy and compliance resources at your fingertips
Chava McKeel, GCSAA Government Relations Manager

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Discover the government relations resources available to chapters and get a tour of the GCSAA Legislative Action Center, an online grassroots management tool available on the GCSAA Web site.

   
MS Office Software
Tracy Adair, GCSAA Online Product Specialist/Software Trainer

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This session will take you through the basic navigation of MS Office applications.

   
Business Writing for Powerful Results and Email: The Great 'Missed-Communication'

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Mary Pretzer Walker shares ideas that will help you influence other people's decisions with powerful writing that triggers the responses you want. Specific guidelines help you write more professionally and persuasively.

   
Association Law

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Dan Church, GCSAA’s legal counsel, provides an update on the latest trends, laws, and issues affecting association members and staff.

   

The Chapter Extranet: What it can do for you

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Learn more about the chapter Extranet and how it can become a daily resource for your association management needs.

   

Turf Management for the Chapter Executive

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Luke Cella, CGCS, executive director of the Midwest Association of GCS and Joel Jackson, CGCS, director of communications of the Florida GCSA.

   

Chapters and the Compensation and Benefit Report

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One of the outcomes from the Chapter Executive’s Session at the 2009 GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show was to have Lyne Tumlinson, Director, Career Services, facilitate a webcast to further your understanding of the GCSAA Compensation and Benefit Survey. Well, the results from the most recent survey are now in and Lyne is ready to share her time with all of you!
Please join Lyne Tumlinson for an interactive session designed to:

  • Review factors that go into superintendent salaries
  • Discuss the survey process and data significance
  • Illustrate ways that employers and superintendents can use the report
  • Point out how GCSAA uses this data to benefit the superintendent.

 

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