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Join NAVPLG on Tuesday, June 18, at 1:30 p.m. at the Points of Light in St. Paul, MN. A warm welcome will be followed by the NAVPLG Awards Presentation by NAVPLG Awards Chair, Leigh Kottwitz, CVA, Neighborhood Services Manager, City of Columbia, MO. Awards will be presented for Outstanding Volunteer Administrator, Outstanding New Volunteer Administrator, and Innovative Program.

After the awards presentation, NAVPLG E-Newsletter Chair, Mary Lynn Perry, Volunteer Engagement Specialist, Dept. of Human Resources/Administration, City of Sacramento, CA, will present Lessons in Volunteer Coordination in Disasters from the California Wildfires, followed by NAVPLG Board Nomination Chair, Corina Sadler, CVA, Volunteer Resources Supervisor, City of Plano, TX, with Building Staff Relations for your Volunteer Program. NAVPLG Member, Mary Lou Randolph, Volunteer Administrator, City of Kettering, OH, Volunteer Kettering, will conclude the educational session with Using a Civic Leadership Program to Cultivate Volunteer Leaders.

To wrap-up the meeting, members will be asked to complete the evaluation and request more Government Track sessions. During the Points of Light engagement (6/17-6/20), NAVPLG 2019 memberships will be on sale for $25. The NAVPLG Network Mixer will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19. We look forward to seeing you in St. Paul!
Published: 05/31/19

NAVPLG Bylaws Proposed Amendments
Dear NAVPLG Member:
Thank you for your participation as a NAVPLG Member.
NAVPLG Members were sent the Proposed NAVPLG BYLAWS 2019 for their review on 5/17/2019. Members will have (30) days from 5/18/2019 to 6/17/2019 to vote to approve or decline the proposed amendments. The proposed amendments were approved by a majority of the NAVPLG Board of Directors on 5/15/2019.
Published: 05/18/19

NAVPLG Open Positions & Volunteer Benchmark Live & Free
NAVPLG Open Positions:

Strengthen leadership, enhance credentials, support advocacy, and improve networking and information exchange by becoming the NAVPLG President Elect, Membership Chair, Education Chair, or NACo Liaison. Please complete the nomination form at the following path to serve

Click on the "About Us" tab, then click "Board/Committee Members" to see who's committed to the success of NAVPLG and its members. PLUG INTO YOUR PEER NETWORK AND MAKE CONNECTIONS!

Volunteer Benchmark is Live and Free

If you joined the presentation at the NAVPLG session during Service Unites 2018 or the "Making Metrics Matter" webinar, you know Charlotte Norville, Volunteer Program Manager, and Lindsey Rehder, Chief Operating Officer with Squarei Technologies, both with the City of Fort Collins, CO, have been working diligently behind the scenes on the first-ever volunteer program benchmarking tool. They are excited to let you know that Volunteer Benchmark is now live and available to you for free.

Volunteer Benchmark gives you the ability to see how your volunteer program stacks up against organizations of similar sizes and scopes within the following categories:
· Program Statistics
· Return on Volunteer Investment (ROVI)
· Economic Impact
· Volunteer Engagement

Additionally, Volunteer Benchmark provides a platform to connect with and learn from our spotlight organization, the City of Fort Collins.
Learn more about Volunteer Benchmark and sign-up to start measuring your program today.

Lindsey Rehder
Chief Operating Officer | Offero VMS
phone: (970) 377-0077
Published: 05/22/19