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Virginia Federation of Chapters (VFC) STRATEGIC PLAN April 2013
VFC STRATEGIC PLAN COMMITTEE MEMBERS Richard Giangerelli, VFC 1 st Vice President Kathy Arpa, VFC 2 nd Vice President Pierce Johnson, VFC Area IX AVP Gaston Gianni, VFC Public Relations Chair Bob Brady, VFC Chaplain Kitty Price, Middle Peninsula-Gloucester Chapter 1757 2
History of Strategic Plan • Idea for Strategic Plan – April 2010 • Chapters submit ideas for plan – Summer 2010 • Strategic Plan Inventory – May 2011 (Fourteen categories – 145 items) • Review of inventory – May/June 2011 • Top 13 items identified – July 2011 • Strategic Plan presented – April 2012 • Strategic Plan revised – October 2012 • Strategic Plan approved by VFC Board – January 2013 3
Vision Reverse the trend of declining membership. Mission Develop and sustain productive chapters through advisory support and resource allocations.
Values Enhance the lives of active and retired federal employees through legislative advocacy and collaboration with other similarly motivated organizations.
Objectives Recruit and retain members. Increase member participation in dues withholding from 12. 37% to 14%. Increase advocacy intensity on national and state legislation. Increase member participation in GEMS from 35. 7% to 40%. Establish mutually beneficial relationships with other organizations.
Membership Recruitment Ø Encourage and assist chapters in developing a recruitment plan. Ø Reach out to active employees. Ø Reach out to prospective retired members. Retention Ø Use a systematic approach to avoid membership lapses. Ø Use personal contact to retain members. Ø Encourage dues withholding.
Membership (cont. ) Member Involvement Ø Encourage members to join program committees to get more involved in chapter activities.
Training Ø At a minimum, continue biennial officer training. Ø Use area meetings for training officers in off years. Ø Expand training at state convention. Ø Ensure maximum participation in biennial legislative training
Legislative Advocacy Ø Respond to NARFE HQ calls for action on specific legislation. Ø Participate in local congressional town halls and office visits. Ø Encourage chapters to submit ideas to help develop a robust state legislation plan. Ø Personally deliver legislative plans to local members of Virginia General Assembly.
Communications Ø Encourage more members to submit email addresses to NARFE HQ. Ø Update and maintain VFC web site. www. vanarfe. org Ø Continue to mail chapter newsletters to members who do not have computer capability. Ø Continue PERSONAL contact (telephone calls) with members who have been sent renewal notices and those whose membership has dropped.
Conduct quarterly assessments of all objectives. VFC