To provide a constructive forum for Council Chairs to discuss concerns and problems uniquely faced by Council Chairs for the purpose of identifying viablesolutions that will help us further the Mission of TU, our Councils, and Chapters.
This group will primarily consist of current Council Chairs
Former Council Chairs will be allowed to join so that we may glean their wisdom
Feel free to add any practices/methods you use to get things done
Also feel free ask for advice on anything and everything you don't know how to handle
Finally, feel free to complain about anything and everything
Caveat to the above: for every question/complaint you'd better suggest a solution. The purpose of this group is to identify solutions. Above all else, be constructive and creative.
If you cannot abide by the above everything will be done to be remove you from the group.
Finally, be respectful of others. Some of us have been Chair for a long time; others, not so long. There is no question too inane or too obscure that we cannot solve.
I think it should be a built in perk to use the resource of each other when considering fishing trips to new states. I have always been forthright with information to most fellow TU'ers regarding places to fish, how to get there, and what to expect in my state. Local knowledge is always the key to... [ READ MORE... ]
I'm the new council chair from CO, sitting in the website session at the annual meeting and testing the new TU website. I wanted to say how great it was to connect with many of you. Arnold from NM, Bob from UT, Jim from CT, Mike from WY, Rich from NJ... I'm sure there were others and the conference... [ READ MORE... ]
OK, it's not really breaking news but it is confirmed that the next Council Chair call is scheduled for January 18th at 8 PM EST. More information will be forthcoming via e-mail.
Hope you can join us!
Hopefully you have all received the e-mail containing information on the Proposed Policy on the Ownership of Interests in Real Property. If you have not, let me know and I'll make sure you receive it. If you did, what do you think about it? A few things to consider...
Does it go far enough? Too far... [ READ MORE... ]
Dear Council Chairs and Vice Chairs,
Check out the new issue of TROUT Magazine online. And don't forget to scroll through to our Tips and Tools section. Each issue, Volunteer Operations is given two pages to communicate to you and your chapters what we think are the most important topics, events,... [ READ MORE... ]
The 2011 annual financial reporting period has closed. TU's Volunteer Operations staff would like to sincerely thank each of the 368 chapters and 35 councils that filed the report on time. And these aren't the only notable numbers--in fiscal year 2011, TU's chapters and councils generated:
More... [ READ MORE... ]
Welcome to the Council Chair Group on the new TU website! It is hoped that this forum will provide us the opportunity to more effectively communicate about problems and concerns that we uniquely face in the position of Council Chair.
Now that you've joined us in this Group, how should we organize... [ READ MORE... ]