The 2019 Leadership Summit was held on Saturday July 20th at the Doubletree Club in Santa Ana.
There were 33 Attendees which included two potential new members. There were at least three members attending their first Leadership Summit. We were all L.I.N.K.E.D.
Christine Chandler Tillett, PHR, CLP, CA Council Director was the presiding officer and did a great job.
The agenda included presentations of all the letters in the word L.I.N.K.E.D.
Leadership Presentation by Christine Chandler Tillett, PHR, CLP
Christine went over the benefits of being a leader and the qualities of a good leader.
Followed by a team building exercise where we had to build a structure by only communicating with our runners and then the telephone communication with other members.
Gail Novelich and Kristina Lee presented a brainstorming activity focusing on Involvement and Knowledge
· How can I get involved
· Working at events
· Educational courses
· Attend a regional conference
· Hosting a council and or regional meeting
Mitula Patel, CLP presented on Networking
Importance of networking
· What is networking
· Why we should network
· Networking groups
Elevator speeches presented on team levels at tables.
Gina Thomas Patterson, CISR Elite, CPIW, DAE, CLP presented on Education
· Why should we do real continuing education
· IAIP Course Offerings
· Designation Programs
· Selling Essentials
Regina Lemanowicz presented on Development and Awards
· Importance of getting awards submissions in ontime
· IAIP Resume – keep current
· Follow the Criteria of the award category for the essay
· Check the word count on the essay, one word can make a difference.
· Proofread and Proofread again
Brooke Lesniak presented a Council Director Challenge to members. For every Yes answer you took one link and the attendee with the longest link was the winner and was presented a nice prize. The winner, Marcella Beasley had 22 links followed by Dawn Manzano with 21 links.
Council Team Presentations:
Dawn Manzano, CISR- challenged all chapters to communicate and think Outside the Box on Public Relations Ideas
Jenny Schaeffler , AIC, ARM– advised membership contest details will be following
Christine Chandler Tillett, PHR, CLP – challenged to start a new chapter this upcoming year.
Fund raising Tables were hosted by Members at Large, Insurance Professionals of Los Angeles County and South Bay Association of Insurance Professionals.
The following members announced their candidacy: The elections will take place at the upcoming Council meeting in October.
Regina Lemanowicz –IPOC-Public Relations Chair Elect
Kari Woods-IPLA - Council Director Elect
Dawn Manzano-SDAIP - Council Director Elect
Susana Baja -MAL– Membership Chair Elect
Marcella Beasley- IAOF –Membership Chair Elect