for the volunteer leadership
January 2000, Vol. 12, No. 1
In This Issue
The Professional Standards issue of Newsline, regularly mailed to C.P.M.s and A.P.P.s in January, has been postponed until February so that we could bring you the latest information on Association Governance. Please review the important information below, and watch your mailbox next month for the Professional Standards issue.
NAPM-Akron, Inc. has been awarded $1,856.50 in NAPM Affiliate Membership Marketing Plan Grant money.
Beginning in February, NAPM will be launching a new area on its Web site to offer you additional online learning opportunities. In addition to continuing to offer instructor-led online courses, the NAPM Knowledge Center provides you the opportunity to take self-directed online courses whenever it's convenient for you! You will be in control of your start and end dates, and the amount of time you want to spend interacting with the coursework each day. You'll also be able to earn continuing education hours! Watch the NAPM Web site (www.napm.org) and the February issue of Newsline for the URL. Don't miss this exciting event - the launch of the NAPM Knowledge Center!
Board of Directors Update
The 1999-2000 Board of Directors met on November 6, 1999, in Phoenix, Arizona. Highlights from the meeting included the following:
Take advantage of NAPM's new Membership Recruitment Virtual Roundtable to share your ideas and get new ideas! NAPM is inviting all affiliate and district membership chairs to join the Membership Recruitment Virtual Roundtable. The Roundtable is an e-mail listserv developed specifically for those volunteers charged with membership recruitment. It allows any membership chair to instantly send ideas and questions about membership recruitment to all other membership chairs on the listserv. It also allows NAPM membership staff to share information on national recruitment efforts and answer questions.
Call for Volunteers for NAPM National Standing Committee Positions
This notification outlines NAPM national standing committee positions available in May 2000. Descriptions for each position include term of office, qualifications, and duties for each upcoming vacancy.
NAPM will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2000, in observance of President's Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, February 22.