Creating a Positive Public Presence
Marriott Ballroom 8
Michelle Coburn, BA
What do nonmembers in your community know or think about your chapter? This session will show you how to create a positive presence through publicity.
Why Did They Say “No”?
Marriott Ballroom 9
Sabrina Collins-Christie, BA, BS
Understanding why potential members declined a membership invitation is just as important as knowing why others DID accept. This session will discuss potential declination explanations and how your chapter can overcome them.
Adding Incentive: How to Offer Continuing Nursing Education Credits
Marriott Ballroom 10
Matthew S. Howard, MSN, RN, CEN, CPEN, CPN, and Derek Watson, MSN, RN
One incentive for members to attend your chapter programs is to offer continuing nursing education contact hours. This session will explain the process and offer tips to make this service a reality!
Amending Your Charter to Add a Practice Setting
Jenny Hoffman, BS; Amy Wall, BS; and DeShawn Easley, MBA, BA
STTI chapter delegates voted to change the international bylaws to allow practice settings to join with institutions of higher education to create an at-large chapter. This session will explain the process to amend your chapter’s charter to allow for this expansion. (Not eligible for continuing nursing education contact hours)
Marriott Ballroom 1-5
Virtual Professional Collaboration of Global Nurse Leaders: The Phi Gamma Virtual Chapter Experience
Carole D. Liske, PhD, MSN, RN; Cathy D. Catrambone, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Rita Munley Gallagher, PhD, RN
Leaders of Phi Gamma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International’s only virtual chapter, will discuss and demonstrate the use of electronic and social media to promote professional collaboration in chapter operations, global outreach, and member engagement. Chapter members from around the globe have been invited to participate in the virtual discussion.