May 12, 2010 Chapter Administration & Finances

8:29:38 pm cindyhugg: Tonight’s topic is Chapter Administration & Finances. #astdchapters

8:30:03 pm ErickTaft: Good evening Cindy. #astdchapters

8:30:21 pm cindyhugg: Rules for #astdchapters: 1) Introduce yourself. Location? Chapter? Role? (We do this again at the end.) #astdchapters

8:30:48 pm dbolen: Good evening Cindy, Erick #astdchapters

8:30:52 pm cindyhugg: @ErickTaft Hi Erick! Welcome to #astdchapters

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8:31:55 pm cindyhugg: @dbolen Hi Don! #astdchapters

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8:32:16 pm larrystraining: Larry Straining CPLP, Northeast Oklahoma, Running for President Elect of NEOKASTD. #astdchapters

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8:33:37 pm dbolen: Don Bolen, Greater ATL, president (and process-focused) #astdchapters

8:34:07 pm TerrenceWing: Hi All. #astdchapters

8:34:22 pm cindyhugg: Q0) Who’s here today? Let’s start w/ Introductions: Name, Chapter, Role, etc #astdchapters

8:34:37 pm ErickTaft: Erick Taft, Northwest Arkansas (@astdnwa), Past President #astdchapters

8:34:40 pm dbolen: @larrystraining hello Larry good luck with the election #astdchapters

8:34:50 pm ErickTaft: @TerrenceWing Hey, how are you? #astdchapters

8:35:07 pm dbolen: @TerrenceWing Evening Terrence #astdchapters

8:35:23 pm TerrenceWing: @ErickTaft Doing well thanks #astdchapters

8:35:24 pm ErickTaft: @larrystraining When is the election? #astdchapters

8:35:35 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen Howdy #astdchapters

8:36:06 pm larrystraining: RT @dbolen: @larrystraining hello Larry good luck with the election *Thanks #astdchapters

8:36:45 pm cindyhugg: Q1) How does your chapter define administration? What tasks involved? #astdchapters

8:36:47 pm nollvk: Valerie Noll, ASTD Nebraska looking in on the conversation #astdchapters #astdchapters

8:37:05 pm larrystraining: RT @ErickTaft: @larrystraining When is the election? *I am not exactly sure, they are rewriting our bylaws. Currently August. #astdchapters

8:37:45 pm ErickTaft: @nollvk Hi Valerie, welcome to the chat. #astdchapters

8:38:10 pm cindyhugg: @nollvk Hi Valerie – welcome to #astdchapters Glad you’re here!

8:38:11 pm dbolen: @larrystraining in ATL we’ve moved our election up a month since ALC is a month earlier this year #astdchapters

8:38:25 pm TerrenceWing: @nollvk Hi Valerie and @larrystraining #astdchapters

8:38:36 pm dbolen: @nollvk evening Valerie #astdchapters

8:38:47 pm TerrenceWing: RT @cindyhugg: Q1) How does your chapter define administration? What tasks involved? #astdchapters

8:39:00 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: Q1) How does your chapter define administration? What tasks involved? #astdchapters

8:40:04 pm TerrenceWing: Admin would be everything from conceptualizing, organizing, executing and evaluating. #astdchapters

8:40:42 pm dbolen: Q1 in ATL lump finance, membership, marketing, technology, president and chapter management “stuff” into admin 1/2 #astdchapters

8:41:03 pm ErickTaft: Q1) Administration for us includes data management, record keeping/minutes. It’s hard to fill that role. #astdchapters

8:41:29 pm dbolen: Q1 2/2 everything else is programming #astdchapters

8:41:34 pm TerrenceWing: Task are too many to put in 140 chars. Contracting, Marketing, Networking w/ members, budgeting, etc #astdchapters

8:42:23 pm cindyhugg: Agreed! RT @TerrenceWing: Task are too many to put in 140 chars. Contracting, Marketing, Networking w/ members, budgeting, etc #astdchapters

8:42:23 pm TerrenceWing: Programming isn’t considered an administrative task for u RT @dbolen: Q1 2/2 everything else is programming #astdchapters

8:42:26 pm dbolen: RT @TerrenceWing: Task are too many to put in 140 chars. Contracting, Marketing, Networking w/ members, budgeting, etc So true #astdchapters

8:42:38 pm cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapter’s administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:43:11 pm dbolen: RT @cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapters administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:43:13 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapters administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:43:20 pm TerrenceWing: I guess I am lumping too much into that first question. It seems that everything we do is admin. #astdchapters

8:43:28 pm larrystraining: Q1 Admin includes all tasks leading up to programs and events. #astdchapters

8:43:49 pm ErickTaft: Q2) Volunteer in an elected BOD position. #astdchapters

8:43:49 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapters administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:44:36 pm ErickTaft: Q2) most tasks reside within each committee. #astdchapters

8:44:40 pm dbolen: Q2 ATL – association mgt firm handles money in/out and member database, some web updates, liaison with ChAMP #astdchapters

8:45:16 pm TerrenceWing: Q2: All Brd Members hold responsibility for admin tasks. Those tasks overlap in so many areas. Every1 must take responsibility #astdchapters

8:45:22 pm larrystraining: RT @ErickTaft: Q2) Volunteer in an elected BOD position. *We are same way. #astdchapters

8:45:27 pm nollvk: RT @cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapters administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:47:04 pm TerrenceWing: Q2.1 Who is responsible for the task of managing the budget? #astdchapters

8:47:06 pm dbolen: Q2 bd and volunteers also have admin responsibility, especially SIG functions (we can’t afford to have that outsource all) #astdchapters

8:47:21 pm cindyhugg: Q3) What’s your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:47:54 pm TerrenceWing: RT @cindyhugg: Q3) Whats your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:47:59 pm nollvk: RT @cindyhugg: Q3) Whats your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:48:13 pm ErickTaft: @TerrenceWing Finance VP & Chapter President. (Q2.1) #astdchapters

8:48:25 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: Q3) Whats your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:48:30 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: Q3) Whats your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:48:44 pm TerrenceWing: Q3 Getting all board members to see beyond their silos #astdchapters

8:49:27 pm ErickTaft: RT @TerrenceWing: Q3 Getting all board members to see beyond their silos #astdchapters

8:49:28 pm TerrenceWing: Q2.1 @ErickTaft I think it has to be everyone. From buy in to commitment. #astdchapters

8:49:39 pm ErickTaft: Q3) Moving from talk to action. #astdchapters

8:50:05 pm dbolen: @TerrenceWing 2.1 in ATL all VP have responsibility for their $$ in op plan VP Finance oversight, monthly financial shared #astdchapters

8:50:22 pm TerrenceWing: Absolutely. Lots of ideas but follow thru is a challenge RT @ErickTaft: Q3) Moving from talk to action. #astdchapters

8:50:41 pm dbolen: RT @TerrenceWing: Q3 Getting all board members to see beyond their silos We have hand off issues across the silos too #astdchapters

8:50:51 pm TerrenceWing: RT @dbolen 2.1 in ATL all VP have responsibility for their $$ in op plan VP Finance oversight, monthly financial shared #astdchapters

8:50:52 pm larrystraining: Q3 Communicating decisions, processes and plans to membership. #astdchapters

8:50:57 pm cindyhugg: Q3) Our chapter always had tough time filling VP-Admin/Finance role. #astdchapters Not many volunteers willing to do it, for some reason

8:51:12 pm ErickTaft: Q3) Finding people in learning profession to help manage administration – might be easier to recruit from outside. #astdchapters

8:51:19 pm LandDDave: Hello all. Joining a little late tonight – showing a friend some twitter tips #astdchapters

8:51:46 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen Q2.1 That seems to be the best model I have seen. It builds responsibility #astdchapters

8:51:46 pm dbolen: Q3 remembering it still volunteers in many cases, making sure they have support/help and encourage asking for help #astdchapters

8:52:04 pm TerrenceWing: Hi Dave RT @LandDDave: Hello all. Joining a little late tonight – showing a friend some twitter tips #astdchapters

8:52:45 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen Absolutely. There is always a fine line when working with volunteers. #astdchapters

8:52:47 pm cindyhugg: @LandDDave Welcome to #astdchapters! Glad you’re here

8:53:27 pm larrystraining: Q3 Developing a good onboarding process and communicating actual tasks and responsibilities to volunteers can ease this. #astdchapters

8:53:44 pm dbolen: @cindyhugg Q3 our assoc mgt firm pays the bills, issues invoices and runs Quickbooks, it works for us #astdchapters

8:54:05 pm dbolen: @LandDDave eveving Dave #astdchapters

8:54:33 pm cindyhugg: #astdchapters Our chapter has a paid admin assistant, but VP-Finance keeps the books

8:54:34 pm TerrenceWing: @larrystraining Good one Larry. We don’t have an orientation. Volunteers are unfortunately thrown in. Sink or swim #astdchapters

8:54:42 pm michelle300: Michelle Moore, President-Elect Metro DC ASTD Chapter #astdchapters

8:54:54 pm dbolen: Q3 However in ATL mgt firm is biggest expense #astdchapters

8:55:07 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg Q1) How does your chapter define administration? What tasks involved? #astdchapters

8:55:33 pm dbolen: @michelle300 evening Michelle, glad you can join us tonight #astdchapters

8:55:37 pm ErickTaft: @dbolen Is it low cost? I wonder if National has considered setting up a shared service to help chapters with admin/finance? #astdchapters

8:55:38 pm cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:55:45 pm TerrenceWing: We have a great admin on payroll who handles many of the functions that are urgent #astdchapters

8:55:46 pm ErickTaft: @michelle300 Welcome Michelle! #astdchapters

8:56:11 pm nollvk: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:56:11 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:56:22 pm TerrenceWing: @michelle300 Hi Michelle. Long time no see #astdchapters

8:56:32 pm TerrenceWing: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

8:56:46 pm cindyhugg: Yes! ChAMP is the service RT @ErickTaft:I wonder if National has considered a shared service to help chapters w admin/finance? #astdchapters

8:57:02 pm michelle300: Q1-membership database, newsletter, Champs reconciliation, website maintenance would be chapter admin tasks. #astdchapters

8:57:11 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg: Q2) Who is responsible for your chapter’s administrative tasks? (outsourced or volunteer?) #astdchapters

8:57:15 pm dbolen: @ErickTaft no, not low cost. perhaps an opportunity for virtual chapter mgt services? #astdchapters

8:57:39 pm cindyhugg: @michelle300 Welcome to #astdchapters Glad you could join it!

8:57:52 pm TerrenceWing: @cindyhugg I believe they have share service for the website hosting #astdchapters

8:57:54 pm ErickTaft: @cindyhugg Is there a quickbooks/mint.com like option we don’t know about? #astdchapters

8:58:08 pm michelle300: Q2-Board members perform the admin tasks. Sometimes non-board volunteers. #astdchapters

8:58:26 pm ErickTaft: @dbolen That is what I am thinking – would help ease the burden on volunteers. #astdchapters

8:58:46 pm LandDDave: Got a non-chapter related question for my friend – How did you first find the value of twitter? #astdchapters

8:59:00 pm michelle300: $1000/mo > RT @dbolen Q2 ATL – association mgt firm handles money in/out and member db, some web updates, liaison with ChAMP #astdchapters

8:59:12 pm cindyhugg: Info about ChAMP http://bit.ly/cera3W #astdchapters

8:59:32 pm dbolen: RT @ErickTaft: @cindyhugg Is there a quickbooks/mint.com like option we dont know about? does ChAMP handle finances? #astdchapters

8:59:43 pm trishuhl: And hello πŸ™‚ #astdchapters

9:00:32 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg: Q3) What’s your biggest challenge in chapter administration? #astdchapters

9:00:44 pm cindyhugg: Not sure, I will ask => Is there a quickbooks/mint.com like option we dont know about? #astdchapters

9:00:54 pm ErickTaft: @LandDDave Through the conversations. #astdchapters

9:00:55 pm larrystraining: Group virtual hug Trish. RT @trishuhl: And hello πŸ™‚ #astdchapters

9:01:03 pm dbolen: @trishuhl hello Trish, welcome to the chat #astdchapters

9:01:10 pm trishuhl: Q2) In Chicago, we have an assoc management company who handles our day-to-day ::thinking biggest challenge:: #astdchapters

9:01:25 pm cindyhugg: it handles membership finances, not sure about rest. i will ask! => @dbolen @ErickTaft: does ChAMP handle finances? #astdchapters

9:01:32 pm trishuhl: @larrystraining Yay cake! {{{ Larry }}} #astdchapters

9:01:34 pm ErickTaft: @cindyhugg I see an opportunity there. #astdchapters

9:01:51 pm dbolen: ChAMP appears to be in the web portal and membership database service #astdchapters

9:02:03 pm ErickTaft: @trishuhl Hello Trish! #astdchapters

9:02:08 pm cindyhugg: Yep. Agreed. RT @ErickTaft: @cindyhugg I see an opportunity there. #astdchapters

9:02:35 pm trishuhl: @dbolen Hi Don – thanks! It’s good to have made it πŸ™‚ #astdchapters

9:03:11 pm TerrenceWing: @trishuhl Hey there stranger. Can’t wait to see you next week. #astdchapters

9:03:27 pm dbolen: @LandDDave the connections, ease of scanning for good info – my value prop of Twitter #astdchapters

9:04:09 pm cindyhugg: Yes. That’s correct. RT @dbolen: ChAMP appears to be in the web portal and membership database service #astdchapters

9:04:49 pm michelle300: @ErickTaft Hi Eric. Thank you! #astdchapters

9:05:08 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

9:05:28 pm ErickTaft: @cindyhugg Might help with gathering end of year paperwork for CORE (automatic reporting?) and record keeping too. #astdchapters

9:05:41 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What resources do you recommend to help with chapter administration? #astdchapters

9:05:44 pm michelle300: @TerrenceWing Hi Terrence! These are late hours. πŸ™‚ #astdchapters

9:06:27 pm cindyhugg: national ASTD also has other shared services available to chapters who want to use them: InterCall, Eventbrite, etc. #astdchapters

9:06:28 pm michelle300: @cindyhugg Hi Cindy! Thanks #astdchapters

9:06:29 pm TerrenceWing: @michelle300 I’m spoiled on the West Coast. #astdchapters

9:07:14 pm TerrenceWing: Does anyone share services with sister chapters in their area? #astdchapters

9:07:18 pm cindyhugg: Q4) What best practices for chapter finances can you share? #astdchapters

9:07:41 pm dbolen: Q4 Eventbright is a great tool for managing/reporting registrations #astdchapters

9:07:47 pm larrystraining: Q4 I would assume that the size of the chapter effects the administrative challenges. #astdchapters

9:08:13 pm ErickTaft: Q4) Set up a place on the chapter web portal (or Gdocs if not using) to store records. #astdchapters

9:08:41 pm TerrenceWing: @cindyhugg Keep the financial documentation updated frequently. Monthly at the longest. #astdchapters

9:08:43 pm dbolen: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What best practices for chapter finances can you share? #astdchapters

9:09:33 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: Q4) What best practices for chapter finances can you share? #astdchapters

9:09:47 pm dbolen: Q4 Have an operating plan/budget, solid expense approval process across multiple VP, share monthly financials #astdchapters

9:09:53 pm TerrenceWing: How many members in everyone’s chapter? via @larrystraining #astdchapters

9:10:17 pm LandDDave: OK, chapter meeting is done, as is my impromtu twitter tutor session. Time for some #astdchapters chat.

9:10:35 pm ErickTaft: Q4) Get members involved in the Financial Review – they often have a different perspective than the chapter board. #astdchapters

9:10:47 pm ErickTaft: RT @dbolen: Q4 Have an operating plan/budget, solid expense approval process across multiple VP, share monthly financials #astdchapters

9:11:15 pm larrystraining: NEOKASTD average 100 members. #astdchapters

9:11:18 pm cindyhugg: Surprisingly, most chapters struggle with similar challenges regardless of size. #astdchapters

9:11:32 pm ErickTaft: @TerrenceWing @larrystraining We have abt 50, 12 are on the board. #astdchapters

9:11:50 pm TerrenceWing: @LandDDave Let me know how the Twitter session went after our chat #astdchapters

9:12:06 pm dbolen: RT @TerrenceWing: How many members in everyones chapter? via @larrystraining ATL 450 #astdchapters

9:12:18 pm michelle300: Q4-Finance best practices. -Hire a bookkeeper/accountant. Expense vouchers and approvals for everything. #astdchapters

9:12:29 pm ErickTaft: RT @TerrenceWing: @LandDDave Let me know how the Twitter session went after our chat <- would like to know too. #astdchapters

9:13:05 pm LandDDave: RT @TerrenceWing: How many members in everyone’s chapter? via @larrystraining #astdchapters – we’re about 50 members

9:13:13 pm michelle300: Q4-business cases and project mgmt for every large project #astdchapters

9:13:40 pm cindyhugg: About 250 RT @TerrenceWing: How many members in everyones chapter? via @larrystraining #donbolen #astdchapters

9:13:44 pm TerrenceWing: @michelle300 An accountant for sure. A bookkeeper is nice to have to. We role the bkkeeping into our admin function. #astdchapters

9:14:11 pm dbolen: RT @michelle300: Q4-business cases and project mgmt for every large project #astdchapters

9:14:20 pm TerrenceWing: Close to 600 in Los Angeles #astdchapters

9:15:00 pm michelle300: 350-400 > RT @TerrenceWing How many members in everyone’s chapter? via @larrystraining #astdchapters

9:16:58 pm michelle300: Our bk is an accountant. > RT @TerrenceWing @michelle300 An accountant for sure. A bookkeeper is nice to have to. #astdchapters

9:17:12 pm LandDDave: RT @TerrenceWing: @LandDDave Let me know how Twitter session went after our chat #astdchapters – It wasn’t my formal webinar – just a 1 on 1

9:17:19 pm dbolen: @TerrenceWing @michelle300 #astdchapters accounting and bkeeper includied in chp mgt services also interfaces with tax prep

9:18:01 pm LandDDave: RT @TerrenceWing: Close to 600 in Los Angeles #astdchapters I Wow… Is there a jealousy acronym in twitter?

9:18:07 pm cindyhugg: Q5) What are some unique revenue generating events / activities chapters are doing? #astdchapters

9:18:09 pm michelle300: RT @dbolen: @TerrenceWing @michelle300 #astdchapters accounting and bkeeper includied in chp mgt services also interfaces with tax prep

9:19:10 pm nollvk: RT @cindyhugg: Q5) What are some unique revenue generating events / activities chapters are doing? #astdchapters

9:19:23 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg: Q5) What are some unique revenue generating events / activities chapters are doing? #astdchapters

9:19:25 pm TerrenceWing: Q5: Haven’t yet but there’s been chat about a virtual membership #astdchapters

9:20:20 pm dbolen: RT @TerrenceWing: Q5: Havent yet but theres been chat about a virtual membership plz tell us more #astdchapters

9:20:34 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: Q5) What are some unique revenue generating events / activities chapters are doing? #astdchapters

9:20:37 pm TerrenceWing: There’s also a debate about selling the webinar library. Not sure where I stand on that one #astdchapters

9:21:23 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen Creating content via webinars, SL, eLearning course, blogs, etc that can be accessed internationally #astdchapters

9:21:45 pm michelle300: Q5-low cost networking events, non-member fee for webinars, regular Programs, job postings, resume reviews #astdchapters

9:22:33 pm larrystraining: Q5 We have an annual conference to raise some extra revenue. #astdchapters

9:23:11 pm TerrenceWing: @larrystraining How many attend? #astdchapters

9:23:25 pm michelle300: Q5-would like to know what implications various revenue generating activities have on 501c3 tax bill #astdchapters

9:24:17 pm michelle300: Q5-other revenue possibilities – using ASTD provided links to ASTD store #astdchapters

9:24:19 pm TerrenceWing: @michelle300 That’s over my head #astdchapters

9:24:26 pm dbolen: Q5 we’re rethinking and aiming to simplify sponsorships and advertising. Wat too complex right now as a legacy offering #astdchapters

9:24:55 pm LandDDave: Q5- Part of the strategy of my upcoming Twitter webinar is financial. We’re hoping web sessions can provide some new revenue. #astdchapters

9:25:19 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen We just started to some some Sponsorships #astdchapters

9:25:25 pm michelle300: I would like ASTD to talk about that more. > RT @TerrenceWing @michelle300 That’s over my head #astdchapters

9:25:41 pm larrystraining: @TerrenceWing We do it joint with the COCASTD chapter, the 1st year it was 3 day and had 150+ the 2nd was 1 day and had 100. #astdchapters

9:25:54 pm dbolen: Q5 rather than revenue, on costs we’re looking at a new web platform that promises to be 30% of current platform #astdchapters

9:26:19 pm cindyhugg: my understanding is revenue is OK if invested back into chapter (i.e. balanced budget) @michelle300 re:501c3 #astdchapters

9:26:39 pm michelle300: Can you write more on this? RT @dbolen Q5 we’re rethinking and aiming to simplify sponsorships and advertising. #astdchapters

9:28:47 pm larrystraining: I see chapter revenue as a way to bring in current high value presentations. #astdchapters

9:28:58 pm dbolen: @michelle300 we had 8+ pages of sponsor programs at all levels, from $50-$5000 with various perks, too complex #astdchapters

9:29:21 pm TerrenceWing: We did major cost cutting and realized we didn’t need half the stuff we cut. Go figure #astdchapters

9:29:25 pm ErickTaft: RT @larrystraining: I see chapter revenue as a way to bring in current high value presentations. #astdchapters

9:30:14 pm michelle300: Our understandind is it HAS 2 relate to chapter purpose or its taxable, which is no prob but want 2 min RT @cindyhugg re:501c3 #astdchapters

9:30:14 pm TerrenceWing: The more learning opportunities we have and affordable access, the greater the chance of driving up membership #astdchapters

9:30:50 pm michelle300: πŸ™‚ RT @TerrenceWing We did major cost cutting and realized we didn’t need half the stuff we cut. Go figure #astdchapters

9:30:55 pm ErickTaft: RT @TerrenceWing: The more learning opportunities we have & affordable access, the greater the chance of driving up membership #astdchapters

9:31:12 pm cindyhugg: RT @TerrenceWing: We did major cost cutting and realized we didn’t need half the stuff we cut. Go figure #astdchapters

9:31:51 pm michelle300: AGREE! RT @TerrenceWing The more learning opportunities … affordable access, the greater the chance of driving up membership #astdchapters

9:31:58 pm dbolen: we currently provide SIG and GIG meetings to members at no cost, all told some 60+ networking and PD opportunties #astdchapters

9:32:42 pm michelle300: RT @dbolen: we currently provide SIG and GIG meetings to members at no cost, all told some 60+ networking and PD opportunties #astdchapters

9:32:47 pm cindyhugg: Isn’t everything in chapter budget related 2 purpose? RT@michelle300:it HAS 2 relate 2 chapter purpose or its taxable re:501c3 #astdchapters

9:33:05 pm dbolen: our CPLP multi-week study group is also no cost to members #astdchapters

9:33:28 pm ErickTaft: @dbolen What do you charge non-members? (re SIG/GIG meetings) #astdchapters

9:34:16 pm dbolen: RT @ErickTaft: @dbolen What do you charge non-members? (re SIG/GIG meetings) $20 and they realize maybe should join #astdchapters

9:34:38 pm larrystraining: SIGs and GIGs are great ways to add value to memberships. #astdchapters

9:35:20 pm michelle300: Yes, accountant is very cautious. More research needed. RT @cindyhugg Isn’t everything in chapter budget related 2 purpose? #astdchapters

9:35:26 pm TerrenceWing: @dbolen Is that 60+ per year? #astdchapters

9:35:40 pm dbolen: RT @larrystraining: SIGs and GIGs are great ways to add value to memberships. That’s where the organic membership growth is #astdchapters

9:36:24 pm ErickTaft: @dbolen I’ve been asked to start a SoMe in Learning SIG… #astdchapters

9:36:25 pm dbolen: RT @TerrenceWing: @dbolen Is that 60+ per year? YES #astdchapters

9:36:31 pm ErickTaft: RT @larrystraining: SIGs and GIGs are great ways to add value to memberships. #astdchapters

9:37:03 pm LandDDave: RT @dbolen: our CPLP multi-week study group is also no cost to members #astdchapters – wow… Would love to hear how you did that.

9:37:04 pm cindyhugg: makes sense, better to be safe than sorry. RT @michelle300: Yes, accountant is very cautious. More research needed. #astdchapters

9:38:49 pm cindyhugg: Same with Research Triangle Chapter- Free to members RT @dbolen: our CPLP multi-week study group is also no cost to members #astdchapters

9:39:32 pm dbolen: @LandDDave contact Deb Thomas, dedicated VP Prof Development deb.thomas at astdatlanta.org, it’s her baby #astdchapters

9:41:03 pm LandDDave: RT @dbolen: @LandDDave contact Deb Thomas, dedicated VP Prof Development deb.thomas at astdatlanta.org, it’s her baby #astdchapters -WILL DO

9:41:34 pm TerrenceWing: Sounds about right. Just checking RT @dbolen: Is that 60+ per year? YES #astdchapters

9:41:54 pm cindyhugg: Getting close to wrap-up time #astdchapters. What other burning questions do you have about admin, finances or other?

9:42:14 pm dbolen: @ErickTaft SoMe Learning SIG, pretty cool #astdchapters

9:44:03 pm ErickTaft: @dbolen Thinking of meeting someplace like Panera – breakfast on own, free to members/$10 non, bring your laptop… #astdchapters

9:44:06 pm michelle300: Just want more “in plain English” information on being a tax a 501c3 all the benefits and limitations. #astdchapters

9:44:23 pm cindyhugg: ASTD has a finance toolkit for chapters full of info & resources http://bit.ly/dvvU1s called the “one voice finance toolkit” #astdchapters

9:45:30 pm cindyhugg: ASTD NAC (national advisors for chapters) has a Business Acumen team this year working on ways to help chapters. #astdchapters

9:45:53 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: ASTD has a finance toolkit <– Very helpful! #astdchapters

9:46:00 pm michelle300: Excellent resource > RT @cindyhugg ASTD has a finance toolkit… http://bit.ly/dvvU1s called the “one voice finance toolkit” #astdchapters

9:46:24 pm michelle300: RT @cindyhugg: ASTD NAC (national advisors for chapters) has a Business Acumen team this year working on ways to help chapters. #astdchapters

9:46:31 pm dbolen: RT @cindyhugg: ASTD NAC has a Business Acumen team this year working on ways to help chapters. #astdchapters

9:47:44 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: ASTD has a finance toolkit 4 chapters w/resources http://bit.ly/dvvU1s called the “one voice finance toolkit” #astdchapters

9:47:44 pm cindyhugg: let me know if interested in helping: ASTD NAC has a Business Acumen team this year working on ways to help chapters. #astdchapters

9:47:54 pm dbolen: who is attending ICE Chapter Leader Day, 5/16? #astdchapters

9:47:58 pm larrystraining: RT @cindyhugg: ASTD has a finance toolkit 4 chapters w/resources http://bit.ly/dvvU1s called the “one voice finance toolkit” #astdchapters

9:48:10 pm cindyhugg: Thank you everyone for participating in ASTD Chapter Leader Chat. #astdchapters

9:48:29 pm cindyhugg: QWrap 0) Before we go, please introduce yourself again. Location? Chapter? Role? #astdchapters

9:49:16 pm ErickTaft: RT @cindyhugg: Thank you everyone for participating in ASTD Chapter Leader Chat. <- Yes, thank you! #astdchapters

9:49:28 pm TerrenceWing: @cindyhugg Thanks for the awesome job moderating. I’ll see those of you going to ASTD10 in Chicago. #astdchapters

9:49:34 pm larrystraining: I will not be able to attend ICE this year, but I look forward to reading all the great tweets from my chapter leader friends. #astdchapters

9:49:40 pm LandDDave: RT @dbolen: who is attending ICE Chapter Leader Day, 5/16? #astdchapters – I plan to be there, at least till the first ed session.

9:49:59 pm michelle300: Maybe> RT @cindyhugg let me know if interested in helping: ASTD NAC has a Business Acumen team … to help chapters. #astdchapters

9:50:38 pm TerrenceWing: Terrence Wing, ASTD Los Angeles, Director of Workshops #astdchapters

9:51:09 pm LandDDave: RT @TerrenceWing: @cindyhugg Thanks for the awesome job moderating. I’ll see those of you going to ASTD10 in Chicago. #astdchapters

9:51:17 pm cindyhugg: Qwrap 1) If there is anything we can help you with please let us know. #astdchapters

9:51:20 pm ErickTaft: @larrystraining When is your next chapter meeting? #astdchapters

9:51:30 pm dbolen: Thanks Cindy, great chat tonight. I look forward to seeing y’all in Chicago. Don Bolen Greater ATL, president #astdchapters

9:51:36 pm larrystraining: Thank you for another great Chapter Leader Chat. Larry Straining CPLP, Running for President Elect of NEOKASTD. #astdchapters

9:51:43 pm trishuhl: @LandDDave Can also contact Valerie Noll Nebraska #ASTD re: PPT presentation to show local orgs value of #CPLP #astdchapters

9:51:46 pm ErickTaft: Erick Taft, Northwest Arkansas ASTD, Past President #astdchapters

9:51:51 pm cindyhugg: Qwrap 2) Please send your suggestions for future chats to @CindyHugg @TerrenceWing @ErickTaft @donbolen @LandDDave #astdchapters

9:51:59 pm michelle300: Michelle Moore, MAryland, Metro DC ASTD, President-Elect. Participated using Twiterlator Pro on Ipod Touch. #astdchapters

9:52:19 pm LandDDave: David Kelly, Long Island, NY Chapter, President #astdchapters

9:52:21 pm nollvk: Enjoyed my first live tweetchat. Valerie Noll, ASTD Nebraska, CPLP enthusiast – I’ll be at ICE; presenting Sunday. #astdchapters

9:52:24 pm TerrenceWing: @LandDDave I’m still putting my schedule together but I will try my best. #astdchapters

9:52:31 pm trishuhl: Las Vegas also runs a free virtual #ASTD #CPLP study group using dimdim.com #astdchapters

9:52:48 pm larrystraining: This friday, 5-14 (2nd Friday of the month) RT @ErickTaft: @larrystraining When is your next chapter meeting? #astdchapters

9:53:08 pm michelle300: @trishuhl Hi Trish! #astdchapters

9:53:58 pm ErickTaft: @larrystraining Bummer. We’ll have to figure out how to attend each other’s meetings. #astdchapters

9:54:23 pm trishuhl: Thanks Cindy! Looking forward to seeing folks at #ASTD10! Trish Uhl, President-Elect Chicago (CCASTD) #astdchapters

9:55:26 pm trishuhl: Don’t forget! Visit the #CCASTD Booth in the main concourse at #ASTD10 with your Burning Learning question! Experts on hand! #astdchapters

9:56:15 pm larrystraining: @ErickTaft Shamless plug, Valerie Noll (@nollvk) and I will be presenting on Immersion Learning Oct 8th here in Tulsa. #astdchapters

9:58:04 pm LandDDave: RT @TerrenceWing: @LandDDave I’m still putting my schedule together but I will try my best. #astdchapters Too much great content, right?

9:58:10 pm nollvk: RT @larrystraining: Shameless plug, Valerie Noll (@nollvk) & I will be presenting on Immersion Learning Oct 8th in Tulsa. #astdchapters

9:58:18 pm ErickTaft: Thank you all again for participating tonight! #astdchapters

9:58:45 pm nollvk: off-topic – it is pouring buckets in Omaha right now #astdchapters

9:59:22 pm dbolen: Good night all #astdchapters

9:59:39 pm cindyhugg: Thanks everyone, g’night! #astdchapters

10:00:35 pm LandDDave: Good night all #astdchapters

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