District ONE Strategic Plan 2013-2015

1.  GOAL:      Stabilize and Increase Membership in all Clubs by 2015.

Strategy

Action Steps

Responsible

Target Date

  1. Decrease the number of under Charter Strength Clubs.

 

Participate in and improve local club’s recruitment activities by encouraging clubs to seek members using brochures, newsletters, membership meetings, electronic media.  ie: website

Constant contact, social events

 

Improve Member Retention by improving District Involvement in the Clubs through Visits, Orientation for new members, Mentoring, Web Connection, telephone calls, etc.

 

Encourage Clubs to invite friends and other Clubs to assist and participate with projects

 

 

District Board / Committee Chairs and Club Presidents.

 

 

 

District Board

& Committee Chairs     

 

 

 

District Board / Committee Chairs and Club Presidents

 

April 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Immediate

  1.  Keep Members informed about significant roles of District  and International

Support district Clubs and their Members through District Education, Recognition and Training.

 

Emphasize reading of Bye-Laws, manuals and the Encyclopedia and have

these documents translated to French.

 

Communicate all changes to Clubs

District Board,

Committee Chairs

 

District One

 

 

 

District Board

 

 

2013 – 2015

 

 

 

April 2014

 

 

 

Immediate

2.        Promotion of Altrusa through Service and Service Projects with an emphasis on Literacy.

Strategy

Action Steps

Responsible

Target Date

  1. Continue to enhance Community, District and International Service in members and clubs.

Encourage Clubs to publish upcoming service Projects in the DSB, on the Web Site, in other Media and at Club Visits.

 

Encourage multi club service projects and partnering with other non profits.

 

Recognize Service Projects that have been submitted in the DSB.

 

Support any Conference Host Club’s Service Project if one is chosen.

 

 

District Board and Club Boards

 

 

District Board

 

 

District Board & DSB Editor

 

District Board to

support

Immediate

 

 

 

Immediate

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

April 2015

B.  Increase award submissions

Raise awareness and foster knowledge and understanding of District awards.

 

Instruct Clubs about Award Submissions and Deadlines using the DSB, the Web Site and through District Visits.

 

 

 

District Board

 

 

District Board,  DSB Editor & Committee Chairs

Immediate

 

 

Ongoing

3.  GOAL:      Retain current Astra Club

Strategy

Action Steps

Responsible

Target Date

  1. Identify any Retention Issues in the Astra Club.

Visit the Astra Club and mentor the members.

 

Encourage Astra Club members to attend conferences and workshops and any local Clubs and present their current programs

 

District Board

 

District Board

& Committee

Chairs

Ongoing

 

Ongoing


4.  GOAL:    Increase name recognition and knowledge about Altrusa at Club, District and International levels

Strategy

Action Steps

Responsible

Target Date

  1. Encourage and educate Club members on leadership, what Altrusa is all about and who are the Altrusans of today.

Educate the Club leaders in the District on ways to obtain recognition by providing guidance,  workshops and educational materials on Policies and Procedures, Club Bye-laws and Traditions

 

Encourage District Officers to visit local clubs by various means available

 

 

Encourage club members to be active, participating members of their Clubs

 

District Board & Committee Chairs

 

 

 

 

District Board & Committee Chairs

 

District board

 

 

2013 - 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

Ongoing

  1. Educate and Mentor the use of the District One Web Site as well as the implementation of other media for communication; ie email, social networking, Constant Contact and Skype.

Provide workshops, educational materials and hands on education.

 

 

Encourage use of International and District web sites, educational, image building and marketing materials.

 

Provide workshops and educate about resources available from International and District, electronically and on paper.

 

District Board,

Committee Chairs

 

District Board & District Webmaster

 

District Board & Committee

Chairs

Ongoing

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

Ongoing

  1.  Increase name recognition of Altrusa in District One

Educate and Mentor how the use of pins, posters, shirts and other displays at all Altrusa events will help brand who the Altrusa organization is.

 

District Board & Committee Chairs.

 

 

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

 

 

5.  GOAL:  Promote leadership development and training to increase the number of well-trained, healthy leaders in our   

                    Clubs and District One.

Strategy

Action Steps

Responsible

Target Date

  1. Nurture leaders to participate at their Clubs, District and International levels.

Provide clear expectations to leaders through written job descriptions.

 

Educate and Mentor leadership on professional development using workshops, the DSB, links to other pertinent web sites, etc.

 

District Board ‘

 

 

District Board

Ongoing

 

 

Ongoing

  1. Develop and encourage training workshops for Club and District Officers and Committee Chairs.

Present workshop sessions at conferences and workshops on how to conduct a meeting, management skills and personal growth and wellness.

 

Utilize skills of existing leadership and Past Governors.

 

District Board and Leadership Chair.

 

 

District Board & Leadership Chair

 

Ongoing

 

 

 

 

Ongoing

  1. Hold orientations and workshops for District Officers and Committee Chairs.

Provide training guidelines.

 

 

 

Teach the use of technology for communications.

 

Provide on-site training at club visits as requested.

 

Answer questions from members, Officers and Club Presidents in a timely manner.

District Board and Leadership Chair

 

Webmaster

 

 

District Board

 

 

District Board

2013 - 2015

 

 

 

2013 - 2015

 

 

2013 - 2015

 

 

2013 - 2015