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MESPA Leadership Conference


September 28, 2020
Virtual conference from the comforts of your own home or office!

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MESPA's annual Leadership Conference is the best way for MESPA leaders to kick off a new year! This conference brings together MESPA's committee members, division presidents & presidents-elect, as well as MESPA state officers and staff. Together, this incredible group of leaders will plan and discuss the best ways to support MESPA members throughout the year. The Leadership Conference is a great opportunity to strategize, network, and also have some fun!

Our 2020 Conference will be virtual and take place on September 28. All MESPA leaders are expected to attend this great conference!

Board Meeting Details

The MESPA Board of Directors consists of MESPA's Executive Committee, Division Presidents and Presidents-Elect, and Committee Chairs. Typically, this meeting is held at the end of the Leadership Conference. To be sensitive to your schedules, we have moved the meeting.

Mark your calendars: Our first Board Meeting of the 2020-21 year happens on October 8. Find all details about the MESPA Board of Directors & meeting information at www.mespa.net/BOD.

Leadership 2020 Resources

Conference Schedule

We've condensed most of Leadership from a two-day conference to just one half day to be sensitive to your needs this fall! All events will be held virtually via Zoom.

I. Monday, September 28: Leadership Conference (All MESPA Leaders)

  • 9-10am - Keynote presentation (to be announced soon!)
  • 10:15-10:45am - MESPA Leadership Welcome + Info for MESPA Leaders
  • 10:45-11am - Legal + Legislative Lowdown with Roger Aronson
  • 11-11:15am - Closing
  • 11:30am-12:30pm - Committee Meetings

II. Between Sep 28 and Oct 9: Your Division's Planning Meeting (All MESPA Leaders)

This 1-hour meeting, to be scheduled by your Division President and President-Elect, will be used to set your division's meetings for the year, and to discuss any other goals from MESPA Leadership. All MESPA Leaders are asked to attend their division's Planning Meeting. Info about these meetings will come later this summer.

III. Friday, October 9: Board of Directors Meeting (MESPA Board only) - 12:00-2:00pm

Conference Materials
Stay tuned for Committee and Division information. We will have our Division Leaders Toolkit, Committee and Division Planning Docs, and more! This page will continue to be updated as Leadership approaches.

Calling all Division Presidents:

Please remember to prepare your Division Planning Doc prior to the Leadership Conference and update the doc with changes after the conference. Find your Division's Planning Doc at www.mespa.net/Leadership-Materials.

Review Leader Responsibilities

Can't remember what you're supposed to do as a division president? Or a committee member? Visit our leader responsibilities page to remind yourself before the Leadership Conference. Division Leaders: check the Division Leaders Toolkit for the most comprehensive checklist.

Important Note for Committee Chairs

Be sure to review your Committee Planning Docs prior to attending the conference and update with any changes. All Committee Materials are at mespa.net/Leadership-Materials.

Who's Invited to Leadership?

The Executive Committee, the Board of Directors (Division Presidents + Presidents-Elect), all MESPA Committee Members, and MESPA Staff is invited to our Leadership Conference! Visit the Member Directory to see who is serving these roles for 20-21!

MESPA is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization

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