To expand professional development and communications opportunities to our SIG and continue year-round dialogue.
Officers (current year):
Officers (next year):
Did the SIG present an Award of Excellence this year? no Please comment on the nomination and selection process itself.
What were your goals for the year?
Try to better communicate throughout the year with SIG members. Be responsive to professional development needs. Keep dialogue going on the SIG facebook page.
What professional development has been carried out? The biggest professional development project for the year was a joint webinar on photography and design basics with the Publishing & Graphic Design SIG. Secondary professional development was to keep people aware of current trends and developments in our field via our SIG facebook page.
How did you communicate with members? Primarily facebook page, occasionally email.
How did officers divide responsibilities? We don’t currently have a clear definition of responsibilities in our SIG. Basically the chair is the point person for all tasks and the other officers perform tasks as assigned by the chair.
Did you use the funds provided by the ACE Board? If so, please describe how the money was used and how it benefited all SIG members.
What can the Board do to help SIG leaders in their responsibilities and to make SIGs more effective? Having a chance to interact with leadership of other SIGs beyond the monthly conference call in some more informal/conversational setting where SIGs could build collaborative pro-dev opportunities and have a chance to learn from more effective SIGs what works and what doesn’t would be helpful. Maybe a SIG leaders reception at the annual conference? Somehow allowing less active SIGs to learn from more active SIGs would be good.
What other concerns or thoughts would you like to share with the Board? Sorry for not investing the time to make this position all it could have been.