Regional Management Team

Regional Management Team

 


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Regional Team Coordinator:

Sue Melvin

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  • Monitors / maintains the Region's Strategic Plan and ensures implementation of action items to achieve its objectives
  • Sets the agenda for, facilitates and chairs all RMT meetings
  • Maintains the Regional Calendar of Events - provides chorus event clearance as appropriate and upon request by the chapters
  • Provides support to RMT members as required for the successful completion of actions/items generated by the team and to be carried out by the appropriate team member
  • Acts as a mediator and facilitates dispute resolution as required
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Education Coordinator:

Susann McKinley

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  • Develops, coordinates and monitors regional educational programs in conjunction with various other (EVC, DC, Quartet, DCP & YWIH) coordinators
  • Plans the curriculum, schedule and faculty for all educational events and communicates these details (via CTC) to the membership
  • Coordinates faculty visits to choruses as necessary and deemed appropriate according to the Regional Strategic Plan
  • Auditions & approves chapters, prospective chapters & CAL quartets for public performance rights
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Communications Coordinator:

Jacqui Barron

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  • Receives communications from the international organization and disperses to the region
  • Maintains internal communication channels among the region, chapters, and individual members, including publishing the Sixteenth Notes newsletter monthly
  • Develops and maintains the regional leadership database
  • Is responsible for regional website and database design, implementation, and maintenance
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Finance Coordinator:

Colleen O'Dwyer

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  • Ensures that all financial resources of the region are accounted for in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Coordinates the financial long-range plan in conjunction with other team coordinators.
  • Prepares and submits the annual budget for the region.
  • Manages bank accounts and investments.
  • Keeps accurate and current records of all financial transactions.
  • Receives all funds paid to the region and issues all payments.
  • Negotiates contracts for services and equipment required by the region.
  • Holds sole authority to sign contracts on behalf of the region.
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Directors' Coordinator:

Joan Borden

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  • Maintains contact with and provides support to chorus directors
  • Represents the interests of the regional directors on the RMT
  • Develops educational programs for the directors and musical leaders of the region in conjunction with the EDCs
  • Assists with tape reviewing as required through the DCP program
  • Provides advice /assistance to chapter leaders with respect to director’s contracts and director searches as required/requested
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Membership Coordinator:

Christine Yorke

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  • Represents the interests of chapter management and membership on the Regional Management Team
  • Communicates president/team leader and chapter needs and issues to the Regional Management Team
  • Provides and facilitates a forum for presidents/team leaders at regional events
  • Instills in the members of her region an awareness of their relationship to the organization, to the region, and to other choruses
  • Develops a plan, in conjunction with the Education Coordinator, to teach chapters in revitalization ways to attract new members and retain existing ones
  • Plans and implements programs in the area of membership growth and retention
  • Works in coordination with Marketing Coordinator on membership growth and retention plans
  • Visits and maintains regular contact with chartered chapters to promote membership growth and retention programs
  • Guides prospective chapters through the Steps Toward Chartering program
  • Assists chapters in revitalization with growth and retention programs
  • Develops support staff to assist in planning and implementing programs such as
    • Steps Toward Chartering
    • Membership Recruitment
    • Membership retention
    • Chapters in Revitalization
  • Appoints a Chapter-at-Large Coordinator to ensure CAL members’ awareness of and inclusion in regional events, programs, and publications
  • Appoints a Chapter Coordinator to maintain regular contact with chapter presidents/team leaders to assess and communicate chapter needs to the Membership Coordinator
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Marketing Coordinator:

Vanessa Echlin

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  •  Develops and provides marketing and public relations programs that promote chapter and regional events, and membership growth and retention
  •  Plans and implements marketing and public relations programs to increase membership growth and retention
  •  Designs and implements plans to market events and products
  •  Works in coordination with the Membership Coordinator on membership growth and retention plans
  •  Works in coordination with the Events and Education Coordinators on marketing events
  •  Works in coordination with the Communications Coordinator on Web site and database design, implementation, and maintenance
  •  Maintains database of media contacts
  •  Writes and distributes press releases and produces media kits
  •  Invites media to regional events and serves as onsite media contact
  •  Initiates media opportunities including on-air interviews and feature stories
  •  Maintains database of advertising contacts
  •  Designs, negotiates, and buys advertising in local media
  •  Sells advertisements in regional publications
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Events Coordinator:

Cathy Stovold

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  • Oversees the work of the Chair of the Regional Convention
  • Coordinates the physical aspects of all regional meetings and events including regional competitions
  • Negotiates site contracts for all events and meetings
  • Oversees registration for all regional events
  • Works closely with the EDCs to implement the goals, directives and objectives established by the RMT as outlined in the Regional Strategic plan
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Administrative Assistant:

Suzanne Askin

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Provide administrative support to the Regional Management Team, as required.
 
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