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Industry Buzz: 3 Key Takeaways from #MCLIVE18

If you follow us on social media, you likely know about the conference we just held in Indianapolis - MC LIVE! (If you don’t follow us on social media, well...you should! All the links are at the bottom of this page.)

That said, at MC LIVE!, there were a number of breakout sessions covering a variety of industry-related topics: how to work with a difficult board (yeah, we’ve all been there), how to improve the member experience, how to more effectively manage your organization’s data - all that good stuff.

Now as you can imagine, we left with pages and pages (and pages and pages) of notes, but if we were to pull only a few key takeaways, they’d be as follows:

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Come One, Come All! The Ultimate Template for Committee Recruitment

Posted by Krissy Conant


Trying to bring some new lifeblood into your committees? While your members may have the time and energy available to dedicate to new committees, they might not take the plunge without a little push. So what better way than simply asking?

Take a look at our easy-to-use template so that you can urge your members to take their involvement in your organization to the next level!

Dear < Member Name >,

As this year’s term of service for committee members is coming to a close, we are looking for new members to join various committees in support of < your organization >’s mission. The < XYZ committee > has ushered in so many successful initiatives under its current leadership, so we are excited to find the next crop of members who can continue bringing good ideas to the group! Per your interest from < XYZ survey >, we are pleased to invite you to serve on the < XYZ committee > for the < 20xx to 20xx > year!

As a committee member, you will have several important responsibilities, such as:

  • < Responsibility 1 >
  • < Responsibility 2 >
  • < Responsibility 3 >
  • < Responsibility 4 >
  • < Responsibility 5 >

Please consider the committee member responsibilities before deciding whether or not to accept this invitation, as the success of the committee depends on the full commitment of every committee member.

If you accept our invitation to join the < XYZ committee >, please email < contact > at < email address > by < final date >. We look forward to working with you to make this year the best yet!


< Your Name >, < Position Title >

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