for the volunteer leadership
April 2005, Vol. 17, No. 4
In This Issue
ISM's new member recruitment drive is now underway! Titled "Leading by Example," the campaign emphasizes the critical importance of our current members' efforts to bring new members into the organization. It features a number of rewards for affiliates and participating individual members, including:
Spread the Word — Sharing the Value of Supply Management
The 2005 Supply Management Month theme, "Supply Management: Maximizing Opportunities, Managing Risk," now takes on a dynamic role as the key theme of ISM's new Supply Management Image Campaign.
Summer Leadership Training Workshops are tailored specifically for the leadership of ISM affiliates. These workshops offer invaluable networking opportunities as well as sessions addressing both the tactical and strategic training necessary to run a successful affiliate.
C.P.M. and A.P.P. News
ISM's 90th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit will be held May 8-11, 2005, in San Antonio, Texas.
Does your affiliate/group/forum have a presence on the World Wide Web? If not, what's holding you back? Did you know that ISM will host your Web site on its server -- FREE? That's correct, you can have a Web site at no charge! And it's as easy to set up as typing an e-mail.
Thirty-one years ago, President Nixon signed an executive order to honor volunteers. Since then, every U.S. president has signed a proclamation supporting National Volunteer Week. During this week-long event, local dignitaries and elected officials make public addresses and sign proclamations in support of volunteers. It is also a time when organizations show appreciation for the work their volunteers do.
Have you registered for the 90th Annual International Supply Management Conference and Educational Exhibit? There's still time, and you can register three ways: