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Regional Networks Caucus at 2013 ODN Annual Conference

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Regional Networks Caucus at 2013 ODN Annual ConferenceThe OD Network Annual Conference serves as a forum for regional network members to connect in person, share experiences, and collaborate to solve common challenges.This personal interaction allows participants to create initial connections that can be continued during or after the conference. 

In addition, the ODN Regionals Committee uses this forum to hear feedback on the committee’s work and planned activity. The following report was provided at this year’s Caucus.

2013 Accomplishments      

  • Convened 25 regional leaders in a virtual session to:
    • Create new value for regional network leaders
    • Learn from each other
    • Build the broadest possible ownership of the group
    • Have everyone gain at least one good idea
  • Held Regionals Caucus to support regionals networking
  • Developed 2 knowledge sharing tools for regional leaders*:
    • Program Repository to share programming ideas, materials, speakers
    • Regional Leaders KnowledgeBase to share regional management practices
  • Instituted complimentary membership for regional leaders and ½ price membership for 2 additional regional officers/staff
  • Created regional profiles to share more information about each regional*
  • Highlighted Regionals News each month in Network News

*instructions for access will be forthcoming once the tools are finalized 

2014 Plans

  • Promote use of knowledge sharing tools
  • Build regional profile web pages
  • Institutionalize outreach by establishing volunteer regional connectors  

Thank you to 2013 Regionals Committee Members:

Christina Bell (Dallas/Fort Worth)
Ross Gruebel (CBODN)
Jim Leming  (Philadelphia
)
Marisa Sanchez (Maryland)
Maggie Shreve (Chicago)
Darryl Wahlstrom (Kalamazoo) 
 

Please consider serving on the Regionals Committee with us!

Contact Marisa Sanchez to provide input or to join the Regionals Committee.  

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