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Conference Committee Chair
The Conference Committee Chair will work with the Division Leadership to ensure that all Division responsibilities are covered at the National Planning Conference (NPC).
Note: The NPC 2022 will be held in San Diego - preference is given to members local to the area.
Learning Committee Chair
The Learning Committee Chair will work with Division Leadership to ensure that the learning objectives of the Division are being met. Preference will be given to someone with connections to academia.
Membership Committee Chair
The Membership Committee Chair will work with the Division Leadership to encourage membership in the Division. The Membership Committee Chair must be interested in creating new benefits to encourage membership. The Membership Committee Chair will also work to develop relationships between members through networking events and mentoring. The Membership Committee Chair will ensure that the members with free membership are integrated into the Division and supporting the work plan.
The Marketing Manager will work with the Communications Chair to develop brochures, publications, swag, and other marketing materials for the Division. The Marketing Manager must have experience with graphic design.
The Newsletter Coordinator will work with the Communications Chair to write and collect articles for the quarterly newsletter about economic development. The Newsletter Coordinator will layout the newsletter and submit it for publication.
Note: The Division works with a consultant on design so the editor works with writers to add content to the newsletter.
The Webinar Coordinator will work with the Learning Committee Chair to conduct the successful webinar program. The Webinar Coordinator will work with the Planning Webcast Series to hold webinars. He/She will design, lead, and promote the webinars. Preference will be given to someone with connections to academia.
Content Generators will work with the Newsletter Coordinators and the Communications Chair to write and collect articles for the quarterly newsletter and social media about economic development. The Content Generators will also work with the Newsletter Coordinator to research the best way for the Division to share information with its membership.
The Fellowship Coordinator will work with the Learning Chair to conduct the successful annual Fellowship Program. The Fellowship Coordinator will promote the fellowship, work with Division Leadership to select a fellow, and coordinate with the fellow at the NPC. Preference will be given to someone with connections to academia.
Conference Reception Coordinator
The Conference Reception Coordinator will work with the Division Leadership to organize the Economic Development Division reception.
Note: Due to the virtual format again in 2021, the reception will be virtual and will follow the Annual Business Meeting during NPC. This individual will help organize the virtual reception after the meeting including member engagement activities.
Please reach out to Sean Maguire via email.