NMQA is an energetic community sharing, encouraging and mentoring quilters.
Through friendly, positive, welcoming relationships
We educate – collaboratively teaching and learning.
We serve – giving of our time and talents.
We enrich the lives of people in our community.
Effective governance includes effective core processes responsible financial practices: review core processes, financial processes by report to mar 2014 board meeting specific recommendations with budgets time lines.
Develops comprehensive communications that will include but not limited to: speakers bureau report to the board by 3/14 with recommendations,budgets timelines.
Develop strategies to diversify NMQA membership by surveys programs technologies report recommendations, budgets timelines
Establish a value volunteer committee who will develop strategies to increase participation – report to board 3/2014 recommendations,budgets, timelines
Clear job descriptions are provided to position holder and are updated every November prior to transition by the Vice President.
By laws and standing rules are reviewed and updated every year by a group appointed by the President.
Treasurer follows standing rules and recommends changes to the board & leads the budgeting process for next year in October of each year. Every other year CPA reviews NMQA books. Treasurer prepares documents for IRS submittal.
Board meets 7 x’s a year – set schedule for standing meetings 1 year in advance.
New Things to Develop
Need to develop a “no fee agreement” for all Board & committee members
Draw up a Project Management Plan for Balloon Fiesta and Spring Fling and Major Projects
Develop a standard plan template for all programs that includes final report & follow-up
Explore and identify options for effective record keeping for the organization including physical archives and technological applications with index for location
Create NMQA Origination e-mail checked & controlled by
Research comparable origination due structures and provide recommendations to board of Directors before September renewals.
Create & implement by September 2013 a streamlined renewal process
Identify NMQA software needs, website hosting, budget & implementation plan that will include maintenance/updates
Investigates technology needs for meeting & develop implementation plan.
Use research & surveys of comparable origination's to identify new, innovative fundraising opportunities.
Meet, prioritize plan implementations of New programming/fundraising