State Association Resources


The following links are intended to assist state association staff and boards in governance, volunteer management, event planning and other efforts. 

Governance

Associations Need Better Orientation for Board Members, Study Says (Source: Associations Now)
The Cultural Challenge of Board Orientation (Source: Associations Now)
Managing the Association's Rainy Day Fund (Source: Multibriefs)
How Leaders Can Implement a D&I Strategy (Source: Associations Now)

Membership

Do You Need an Online Community? (Source: Associations Now)
Nailing Membership Onboarding (Source: Associations Now)
Membership Hack: Digital Handbook (Source: Associations Now)
Recognize Long-Term Members (Source: Associations Now)

Event Planning

LeadDog's Dan Mannix Shares His 6 Ps for Events (Source:  BizBash)
What an Aging Attendee Population Means for Meetings (Source: Associations Now)
Getting Attendee Feedback (Source: Associations Now)
Reduce Your Attendees' Conference Anxiety (Source: Associations Now)
Up Your Event's Instagram Game (Source: Associations Now)

Volunteers

4 Types of Member on Your Volunteer Bench (Source: Associations Now)
5 Ways to Entice Young Professionals to Volunteer (Source: MemberClicks)
Managing Volunteers: 5 Elements of Effective Evaluations (Source: Mission Box)
Creative Ways to Say Thanks to Volunteers (Source: Associations Now)

Marketing

5 Ways to Improve Your Association’s Email Subject Lines (Source: Web Scribble)
3 Ways Texting Can Work for Your Members (Source: Associations Now)
4 Essential Emails Every Association Needs to Send (Source: Web Scribble)