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Annual General Meeting & February Monthly Chapter Meeting 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
6:45pm to 8:30pm
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Presentation Topic:

Lean Coffee 

Presentation Description:

In this session, we'll use a standard Agile practice called "Lean Coffee," where the people who attend propose & determine the topic(s) of conversation!

Join us for an open session, and learn how this effective technique can work for any group, including yours!

NOTE: During the session, we will use Ideaboardz to help with the conversation.  Click here to visit the board ahead and post a topic wherever you think fits.

We’ll also have giveaways during the meeting. 

BABOK Knowledge Area:

Knowledge Area of Elicitation and Collaboration


Steve Kraus

BUT WAIT! There's More!
We also need help from our Greater Atlanta Chapter Members to participate in the chapter's governance. This is done through our Annual General Meeting. This part of the meeting is for Greater Atlanta Chapter members only. We solicit each member to participate in the discussions regarding the chapter's state and voice your opinion. 

If you're interested in growing your leadership development skills, there are positions available for you to serve. See below for roles and duties available. 

President Duties
• Serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the local Chapter • Provides leadership to the Board of Directors of the local Chapter and ensures professional, collaborative behavior is observed at all times • Ensures the Board adheres to its Bylaws and constitution and IIBA’s published policies and procedure • Prepares the monthly Board Meeting agendas with input from the Board Members and conducts the monthly board meetings per Roberts Rules of Order • Keeps the Board’s activities focused on the organization’s mission, and chapter objectives • Encourages Board Members to participate in discussions and all actions as ambassadors of the chapter • Evaluates the effectiveness of the Board’s decision-making process and executes changes when needed. • Ensures there is a process to evaluate the effectiveness of Board Members using measurable criteria and initiates any necessary action to rectify problems if required • Appoints committee chairpersons when needed • Appoints a board approved Election Committee and Chairman 4-6 months before the annual board elections • Prepares and conducts Board Candidate Introductory Meeting(s) approximately 3 months before annual elections and ensures appropriate onboarding for each new board member by the exiting officer (30-day understudy period) • Ensures that the Board governs as well as manages its programs and services • Monitors budget adherence by all officers to the approved annual budget • Serves as ex officio member of committees and attends their meetings as required • Plays a leading role in supporting special events • Monitors and contributes to financial growth and stability of the chapter • Ensures the Board of Directors is managing finances and assets of the chapter responsibility • Acts as one of the signing officers for disbursements of checks and other official documents • Promotes the organization’s purpose in the community, to local businesses, and the media • Prepares a report, with input contributed from each executive officer, for the Annual General Meeting for presenting to the chapter. • Prepares and executes, with information contributed from each executive officer, for the Annual Planning Meeting for approving annual strategic direction and budget • Manages Director of Sponsorships, Governance Chair, and Social Events Chair • Serves as an ambassador for the chapter 

Vice President of Professional Development Duties
• Manages existing Professional Development events • Creates new Professional Development events • Identifies chapter members’ needs for professional growth and development • Ensures Professional Development events and monthly presenter info is provided to Marketing & Communication promptly • Contributes to revenue generation through Professional Development Events • Reports Professional Development Status each month to the Board • Manages Professional Development Team/Committee and sets good leadership examples • Documents Goals and Strategies for the office • Identifies and submits an annual budget proposal • Serves as an ambassador for the chapter

Vice President of Marketing and Communication Duties
• Advertises/promotes chapter meetings and all chapter sponsored events • Manages the best use of all social media tools for the chapter • Manages chapter website updates • Provides chapter support and growth through marketing and communication channels • Reports Marketing & Communication status each month to the Board • Manages Marketing and Communication Team/Committee and sets good leadership examples • Documents Goals and Strategies for the office • Identifies and submits an annual budget proposal • Serves as an ambassador for the chapter

Event Details: 
Cost: Free for Greater Atlanta Chapter (GAC) members, $10.00 for non-GAC members. To register, sign in to the website, add the event to your cart, go to the cart, and checkout. Pay with a credit card or with your PayPal account. We use PayPal to process credit card payments. To complete your registration and pay, please select the PayPal payment option to pay by credit card or use your PayPal account option. After you complete the registration transaction, you will receive a confirmation by email.
Event Location: 
This Chapter Meeting is virtual. The Zoom link will be provided via email to all registrants prior to the event. Please make sure you register to ensure you are able to receive the Zoom login information. We'll start networking at 6:45 p.m. EDT. The program begins at 7:00 p.m. EDT
Steve Kraus
Location Name: 
Virtual Meeting (Zoom)
Event Type: 
Chapter Meeting & Annual General Meeting