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The more involved you are, the more valuable your membership!
All employees of NECA member companies are invited to participate. Please contact the NECA office (781/245-7400 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information on both short and longer term ways to become more involved in your Association.
Team Coordinator: Management
Web Site Oversight
Interface with our web site host on business issues. NECA management maintains an up to date and active web site.
Northeast Carwasher-Coordinating Editors: Steve Stockman, Dean Perdikakis
Gather information about members and their businesses. Propose content ideas (ex. interviews) and ensure all material is submitted on time to publisher (President's Message, financial report, pre and post meeting/event articles and photos, etc.). Management prepares material relative to membership and member benefits.
E-News-Coordinating Editors: Steve Stockman, Dean Perdikakis
Quarterly e-zine distributed in the months between publication of the Regional magazine: President's message; financial report; follow up on recent program; promo for upcoming program; membership benefits; feature story (or interview) about member; photos; etc. Collect material for quarterly, two page broadcast: President's message; useful tips of the Trade; Board and association activities; Vendor Spotlight, etc. Management prepares promo for upcoming meeting, and does editing, lay out and distribution.
Bi-monthly broadcast: feature on timely program or issue, Legislative Report, Plan ahead promo for next NECA meeting.
Recommend initiatives to Board and assist with implementation; interface with allied associations such as NEWWA
Facebook-NEED A CHAMPION
Monitor and update postings; "seed" discussions in the members-only section.
LinkedIn-NEED A CHAMPION
Work with management to increase participation; seed discussion topics and questions; alert individual if their post is inappropriate.
Team Coordinator: Jeff Arimento
Proposals are submitted to management for consideration by the committee. Committee may initiate research into viability of a potential benefit.
Research & Development of cooperative buying offerings-John Tapis, Mike DiOrio, Steve Stockman
Provide oversight and review of current benefits and services; Explore potential offerings and make reports & recommendations to the Board. Work with other committees to review what we offer members and how benefits can be improved.
Sign Program-Brian Messina, Dean Perdikakis
Coordinate bi-yearly production of new sign designs
Social Media Marketing Task Force-Members: Dave Ellard, Terrance Elder, Chris Zona, Mat Paisner, Dom Previte
Best practices-Green Best Practices Leader: Members:
Develop a document for member use.
Legislative Monitoring-Team Leaders: Paul Vercollone, Bob Katseff, Members:, VT/Connie Burton, ME/David Woods, MA/Donato DePinto, RI/Dean Perdikakis NH/OPEN, Legislative Intern: Danny Blackman
Track and report challenges and issues for the industry. Our paid legislative Intern regularly monitors web sites for us and prepares monthly reports. If an issue needs to be addressed in a particular state, our state reps will be asked to inform and approach those in their state to build grassroots support.
Scholarship-Team Leader: Ron Bousquet, Review Committee: Peter Silk, Greg Thompson
Develop/edit application material prior to posting. Review submissions and select winners. Assist in raising scholarship contributions at meetings and events.
Wash for a Cause-Team Leader: NEEDED, Members:
Oversee web site, program budget, marketing and administration of program.
Team Coordinator: John Tapis
Development & Retention-Team members: Jeff Arimento, Terrance Elder, MORE HELP NEEDED
Develop & coordinate membership development and retention initiatives – lots of” reach out and touch someone” contact. Work to ensure “customer satisfaction”. Provide management with leads on potential members and feedback from current members.
Mentoring Program-to be developed
Suggestions: Coordinate "ambassadors" and "mentors" for new and/or less-often-seen members.
Volunteer coordination-needs submitted by team leaders and posted by management on web site and in publications
Help to involve members by matching them with volunteer opportunities including committee work and “tiny tasks”.
ACTIVITIES (PROGRAMS & Events)
Team Coordinator: Mike DiOrio
Review current activities and suggest ways to improve or new possibilities. Coordinate programs and events with lots of assistance from the management.
Dinner Meetings & Educational Program Coordinators-Members: Mike DiOrio, Nir Drory, Miguel Canan, Dave Ellard
For Fall Winter meeting, primary responsibilities are to identify topics and speakers, gather information and confer with management on marketing and logistics. Review marketing materials before they are distributed.
Social Event Planning Team-Coordination Team: Patti Kaplan, Paul Vercollone, On-site:
Responsibilities for Golf are more extensive and too numerous for this space but include budgeting, developing and soliciting sponsorship support, planning outing logistics, providing management with information for marketing material and program development.
Table Top Show Team-Coordinators: Brian Messina, Jeff Panich, Member: Mike DiOrio
Responsibilities for Table Top are more extensive and too numerous for this space but include budgeting, sponsorship and exhibitor recruitment, planning logistics with management, providing management with information for marketing material development, assigning space for exhibitors.
Other Educational Programs:
Webinars-The National Insurance develops and coordinates; NECA management promotes and administers registration.
Workshops, Seminars-Additional workshops and seminars may be offered throughout the year. Support services can be contracted with management.
NRCC Advisors-Ron Bousquet, Adam Korngold
Plan/coordinate various aspects of convention; advise convention management; work with representatives of other NRCC affiliated associations.
Team Leader: Ron Bousquet
Periodically review by-laws by-law and other governance issues.
Nominations-Nominations Coordinator: Ron Bousquet, immediate Past President, Team members include current President & VPs, Past Presidents
Review call for nominations material to be distributed by management; identify and vet candidates; speak with current Board members about possible ongoing roles; develop the slate
Succession Planning: Vet candidates, develop and recommend slate
Chaired by Treasurer Dave Ellard; Bob Katseff to assist with reserve policy; Committee may include 1st VP, a Past President, someone from general membership
Review Association’s investments, make recommendations, implement as needed. Prepare budgets with assistance of Management.