Friday, January 28, 2011

New Member Coffee at the Billings Annual Meeting

 New Member Coffee

Monday, February 7, 2011
7:30am – 8:30am
Poolside Terrace, Holiday Inn Grand

YOU are invited to attend the New Member Coffee before the Plenary Session at the Billings Annual Meeting.  Coffee and pastries will be provided and the event is FREE of charge.  This is your opportunity to meet SRM leadership and find out about the structure of the Society, how to get involved, tips and tricks for networking, and how to maximize your membership.  We look forward to seeing you there!


7:30   Welcome (Aleta Rudeen, Director of Outreach and Leadership Development and Jess Peterson, SRM Executive Vice President)

·         Coffee, introductions, sign-up sheet
·         Social media and SRM

7:40   Introduction to the Structure of SRM (Jeff Mosley, SRM President)
·         Board of Directors, section, committee and staff organization
·         Who does what and how to contact the right people for the right things

7:55   Navigating the Annual Meeting (Gary Frasier, SRM Second Vice President)
·         Organization of the meeting
·         Events to attend and how to maximize your time

8:05   Getting Involved and Getting the Most from your Membership (Jack Alexander, SRM First Vice President)

·         HOW to get involved in SRM, at the section or international level
·         WHO can get involved in which activities
·         Other ways to be an active member (committees, certifications, etc.)

8:20   Professional Development (Linda Coates-Markle, BLM-SRM Liaison)
·         How to use your membership to your advantage
·         Where to look for employment opportunities
·         How to maximize your networking at the meetings and beyond

8:30   Adjourn

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