Inter-Society Officer’s Workshop (ISOW)

Last Modified: April 12, 2016
by Stan Dyck

The PSEC Inter-society officer’s workshop (ISOW) brings together volunteer leaders from all PSEC member societies. The objective of the workshop is to share best practices for running our volunteer lead professional societies. Each year three topics are chosen for discussion during the workshop. The topics change each year to encourage continued participation and the timeliness of the topic. Roundtable sessions of 30-40 minutes allow participants to discuss and share experiences focused on a topic.

  • Inter Society Officers Workshop 2018

    The PSEC Inter-society officer’s workshop (ISOW) brings together volunteer leaders from all PSEC member societies. The objective of the workshop is to share best practices for running our volunteer lead professional societies. Each year three topics are chosen for discussion during the workshop. The topics change each year to encourage continued participation and the timeliness of the topic. Roundtable sessions of 30-40 minutes allow participants to discuss and share experiences focused on a topic.

    Saturday – May 5th, 2018 10:30am – 2:00pm
    University of Washington Facility
    7543 63rd Ave NE, Building #5, Bay B (map)
    Seattle, WA 98115-8116

    Refreshments will be provided

    All Officers (current & incoming) from all PSEC engineering Societies are invited to come and exchange ideas with Officers from each of the other local engineering Societies. This is a free, annual event for all PSEC member Societies.

    All PSEC reps. should attend & try to also bring 2-3 other Officers from your local engineering Society.

    Three 30-40 minute discussion sessions will follow a brief overview of PSEC & the planned program year. There will be a short break for snacks & beverages (being provided), between sessions.

    Organizing Programs – Share your Speaker resources, meeting locations and reservation programs.
    Value of Chapter Membership – Our societies offer plenty of value for membership but what can we do as local chapters for our members? Mentor opportunities, webinair broadcasts, networking events, training sessions will be discussed.
    The Future of Volunteer Leaders – Finding ways to engage younger members to volunteer to lead projects, events and become board members. How can we, as societies support and mentor the younger members of our societies?

    Typed summaries of the discussions will be prepared later and sent out.

    Please RSVP if you can attend (or contact with any questions)
    Kathi Shoemake  (425)744-6033
    PSEC’s web site

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