Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
Strategic Plans - 2014
Share |


Action Planning Workshop

On August 27th - Committee chairs, vice-chairs, board members and staff have an Section "action planning” workshop whereby the detailed plans are all put together filling in the blanks and painting the picture of the entire Section plans for 2015 -2016.  This wil be used for budgeting purposes for 2015.   Committees will use this as a living document to be updated annually.  Guidelines for handling unexpected projects will be developed at this meeting.

-          Vision:  Safe and sustainable water for Illinois

Mission: Provides resources for the management and advocacy of safe and sustainable water


Goals

1. Increase membership opportunities for younger members
2. Increase involvement at national AWWA
3. Increase public understanding of water issues and the value of water
4. Become the Association of choice for utilities and water professionals
5. Increase retention and involvement of members
6. Establish our strategy for total water
7. Provide regional networking opportunities
8. Promote cross generational knowledge exchange


Core Values:

Act with integrity and transparency
Dedicated to water stewardship
Encourage careers in the water industry
Foster collaboration, diversity and professionalism
Promote public confidence and satisfaction
Protect public health
Provide value


Goals:  Below are the goals and strategies listed from the stategic planning session  that would serve those goals. They are not in any particular order, nor it is a complete and exhaustive list.


Goal #1 - Increase membership opportunities for younger members

Prepare and send informational packets to college/trade school students (staff)
Attend career fairs (membership committee, outreach committee & trustees)
Network with younger members (YP)
Explore student chapters (staff)
Increase scholarship opportunities


Goal #2 - Increase involvement at national AWWA

Atend more national events such as ACE, DSS etc.
Provide future leaders for directors and national committees
Broadcast opportunities to current members
Develop future leaders mentoring program


Goal #3 - Increase public understanding of water issues and the value of water

Create an area on ISAWWA website focused on this topic
Create fact sheets
Build seminar-in-a-box training
Outreach to schools, youth, elected officials and media


Goal #4 - Become the Association of choice for utilities and water professionals

Establish relationships with other organizations while maintaining our identity
Identify joint training and network opportunities
Increase social networking events
Fundraising events
Fun events
High-quality training


Goal #5 - Increase retention and involvement of members

Expand training and education program
Increase training opportunities is water, wastewater
Utilize university professors
Increase involvement in retired professionals
Create a retired professionals club
Leadership training
Continue the membership week telethon
Develop a mentoring program
Give out awards


Goal #6 - Establish our strategy for total water

Create ad-hoc committee to determine target audience for outreach
Identify the training and Association needs of that targeted audience
Develop training specific to the target audience


Goal # 7  - Provide regional networking opportunities

Establish relationships with groups such as CNT, MPC, APWA etc.
Invite groups to participate at WATERCON
Identify other relevant groups


Goal #8 - Promote cross generational knowledge exchange

Leadership training
Mentoring programs
Mentoring Award
Ad-hoc committee to explore deploying retired professionals

Committee Strategic Plans

More InfoHide Info ]
2014 Strategic Plans for the Illinois Section AWWA Committees
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Action Planning Calendar - legal size print PDF (456.08 KB)  more ] Administration 9/5/2014
Documentation for Action Planning 2014 PDF (312.14 KB)  more ] Administration 9/5/2014
Association Strategic Plan PDF (235.55 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Awards Committee - August 25 - 2014 DOCX (14.66 KB)  more ] Administration 8/25/2014
Backflow Committee - June 4 - 2014 DOCX (17.97 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Education Committee - June 26, 2014 DOCX (32.41 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
IPSI Committee - June 18th, 2014 DOCX (37.19 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
MAC Committee - August 5, 2014 DOCX (22.14 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Membership - August 25 - 2014 DOC (368.5 KB)  more ] Administration 8/25/2014
Outreach Committee - August 8th-2014 DOC (46.5 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Safety Committee - June 19, 2014 DOCX (53.57 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Small Systems - June 19, 2014 PDF (263.96 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Source Water Committee - August 21- 2014 DOCX (34.58 KB)  more ] Administration 8/21/2014
Student Chapter Committee - August 8 - 2014 DOCX (27.06 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
T-Con Committee - July 10th, 2014 DOCX (32.75 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Water Distribution Committee - June 13, 2014 DOCX (93.69 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Water Efficiency Strategic Plan - August 13 DOCX (39.52 KB)  more ] Administration 8/14/2014
Water For People - July 1st, 2014 DOCX (11.32 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Young Professionals - Draft DOCX (19.17 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Previous Version - Source Water Comm June 19, 2014 DOCX (15.75 KB)  more ] Administration 8/21/2014
Previous Version - Student Chapter - June 13, 2014 DOC (48.5 KB)  more ] Administration 8/8/2014
Prevous Version - Water Effi Comm - June 24, 2014 DOCX (39.46 KB)  more ] Administration 8/14/2014
Membership Software Powered by YourMembership.com®  ::  Legal