March 28 & 29, 2014
Join fellow anglers and TU volunteer leaders from across the Southeast in Dillard, Georgia on March 28 & 29, 2014.
Who should attend?
Anyone committed to building effective TU chapters and councils.
What will you learn?
Opportunities abound to develop your governance skills and practices, discover solutions to your leadership challenges, and increase your understanding of the key trends and coldwater conservation issues impacting that particular region. TU regional meetings are occasions to be inspired – by the work of TU staff, lessons from leaders and conversations with newfound friends.
Registration and Cost?
The total cost is $75 and includes:
- Participation in all seminars and workshops on Saturday
- Breakfast and lunch on Saturday
- Barbecue dinner Saturday night
Friday, March 28 – Women's Specific Seminar
This half-day session is designed to arm volunteer leaders with tools to help grow and maintain your women's membership and encourage the women in TU to become leaders within our organization. We will offer leadership training, membership growth/retention, event/activity planning, and time for networking, too! A $10 donation is requested to help us cover the cost of food. Agenda details to be provided online soon. For more information, contact Heidi Oberstadt, TU's Women's Membership Coordinator at 715.573.5104 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, March 29 – Workshops and Seminars
The Southeast Regional Meeting is designed to provide TU volunteer leaders with valuable tools and skills you can bring home to help improve the effectiveness of councils and chapters. Saturday's full-day session will include group discussions, concentrated workshops and opportunities for council and chapter leaders to share successes and discuss common challenges. View the draft agenda »
Saturday, March 29 – Barbecue
Following the full day of meetings, we will gather on the grounds of the Dillard House for a casual, outdoor barbecue.
Sunday, March 30 – Optional Fishing Day
If you've never fished the streams in North Georgia, you are in for a treat. The delayed harvest section of the Chattooga River nearby offers two and a half miles of easy access with trophy size trout, including brook trout. Other nearby options include the West Fork of the Chattooga, Sarah's Creek, Tallulah River, the delayed harvest sections of the Nantahala, Tuckaseegee, Smith Creek. Local TU volunteer leaders will also be able to point you towards some backcountry experiences further upstream on the Chattooga. More fishing details will be posted online soon.
Accomodations for the Southeast Regional Meeting are provided by the Dillard House, nestled on a plateau in the picturesque Little Tennessee River Valley of North Georgia.
706.746.5348 or 800.541.0671 and ask for the Trout Unlimited Southeast Regional Meeting room block.