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					  North Atlantic Chapter
March ’11 Members Survey

           Bill McLaughlin
        Chairman - Membership
              Committee
            14 April 2011
(1) Why did you become a member of NPMA? (Check all that apply)
(2) How many years have you been a member?
(3) About your certification....
(3) Certifications versus years as member....
(4) Over the past five years have you participated in:
(5) Does the North Atlantic Chapter fail to fill any needs you have for NPMA on a
local level?
                   Q6 – How can NAC be more useful, valuable…?



                                    TO BE MORE USEFUL, MORE VALUABLE                                                      Classify as


Need relevant and meaningful agendas for meetings. Monthly meetings seem to be fluff.                                      Agendas


Specific property related topic at each Chapter meeting. (Chapter logistics or seminar and training discussions don't
                                                                                                                           Agendas
      count as property related topics.)



Provide more educational type presentations at monthly meetings - topics pertinent to our jobs/recent issues, etc.         Agendas



Better communications about the certification process and training                                                         Agendas


Working meetings hosted by members - not necessarily restaurant luncheons.                                              Meeting logistics



Under our new leadership, I am hopeful that we can attract new members, hold meetings at different organizations
                                                                                                                        Meeting logistics
     so as to attract participation amongst a broader group, and broaden the scope of our meeting speaker topics.




You are not local. I live and work 200 miles from the Chapter.                                                          Meeting logistics
                    Q6 – How can NAC be more useful, valuable…?



More professional interaction with fellow members. Who can I call with Property questions?                          Networking


Networking! We should be letting each other know of career opportunities when they arise.                           Networking


Facilitate better networking with property managers to be able to provide Pest Control Services                     Networking


More university oriented presentations.                                                                           University issues

Be more in sync with university issues                                                                            University issues

More educational classes for educational institutions, Federal and NPMA Training.                                 University issues

More training opportuinities for members                                                                              Training

I'm retired but I can contribute, if you need help with anything.                                                      Other

VG question. Either I need to find budget (does not exist) to attend NAC and/or NPMA functions or I need to get
                                                                                                                       Other
     more involved with free web site support such as SIG

N/A. They are addressing needs and issues.                                                                             Other

Not sure                                                                                                               Other

You get out of it what you put in!                                                                                     Other
(7) What are the barriers for you to a more active involvement in the Chapter's
life?
(8) Does your company reimburse you for NPMA related expenses?Dues, Training,
Seminars, Chapter meeti ...
(9) Overall, how do you rate your satisfaction with NPMA and NAC? (Use a scale
of 1 = very satisifi ...
                                        Q10: Current Hot Button Issues

                1st                                2nd                                3rd                              4th

Federal complience                 Dispositions                      New asset tagging                  Metrics

Personal accountability            LD&Ds                             Reconciliation

Gvmt disposition                   Implement barcoding for tooling

Inaccurate incoming paperwork      Timely disposition of scrap       Space

Consensus standards,
                                   Efficient inventory mgmt          IUID reqmts and practices
     determining
ROI for better prop mgmt
                                   Inventory control                 Subcontractor oversight
      technology
                                   Systems that don't talk to each   New systems unfriendly to
Staffing - Insufficient manpower                                                                        Archieved data unaccessable
                                        other                             property reqmts

UID                                Compliance                        Inventory                          Standards

Property awareness

Asset tagging                      Reconciliation of assets          Depreciation

                                                                     Tracking and accountability
Self audits - best practices       Dispositions                                                         Cost of inventory
                                                                           levels

Proper record maintenance          Improper receiving                Failure to properly excess equip

                                                                     Assisting with coding on eqpt
Eqpt custodians following policy   Locating eqpt
                                                                           orders

Staffing - Insufficient manpower   Compliance with policies          Awareness of policies              Training and communication

Keeping track of prop both         Knowing and updating approved     Resolving contract related
                                                                                                        Maintaining databases
     physically and in database         use of property                   property issues
                                   Q10: Current Hot Button Issues
                1st                                2nd                                3rd                               4th

Federal complience                 Dispositions                      New asset tagging                    Metrics

Personal accountability            LD&Ds                             Reconciliation

Gvmt disposition                   Implement barcoding for tooling

Inaccurate incoming paperwork      Timely disposition of scrap       Space

Consensus standards,
                                   Efficient inventory mgmt          IUID reqmts and practices
     determining

ROI for better prop mgmt
                                   Inventory control                 Subcontractor oversight
      technology

                                   Systems that don't talk to each   New systems unfriendly to
Staffing - Insufficient manpower                                                                          Archieved data unaccessable
                                        other                             property reqmts

UID                                Compliance                        Inventory                            Standards

Property awareness

Asset tagging                      Reconciliation of assets          Depreciation

Self audits - best practices       Dispositions                      Tracking and accountability levels   Cost of inventory

Proper record maintenance          Improper receiving                Failure to properly excess equip

                                                                     Assisting with coding on eqpt
Eqpt custodians following policy   Locating eqpt
                                                                           orders

Staffing - Insufficient manpower   Compliance with policies          Awareness of policies                Training and communication

Keeping track of prop both         Knowing and updating approved     Resolving contract related
                                                                                                          Maintaining databases
     physically and in database         use of property                   property issues

UID compliance

                                   Maintaining DCMA and DCAA
Maintaining accurate inventories                                     IUID conformance                     RF identification
                                        certification
 Q10: Current Hot Button Issues


                     Top Issues                     #     %


Selling Property Management Internally              40   38.8%


Inventory Related                                   14   13.6%


IUID reqmts and practices                           10   9.7%


Auditing, self assessments                          11   10.7%


Dispositions                                        6    5.8%


Top Issues Total                                    81   78.6%



                        Others                      22   21.3%


Property Management Policy, Plans, and Procedures



Standards, Best Practices
                            Your Suggestions for Improving NAC Experience

Continue to bring information to fulfill needs of members                           Agenda
Interesting and relevant topics are vital for NAC meetings                          Agenda
Keep the monthly speakers interesting!                                              Agenda
More attention and opportunity for certification                                    Agenda
More useful classes and speakers                                                    Agenda
Publish a year's schedule in advance                                                Agenda


Cut the cost of NPMA classes                                                        Costs
Greater financial aid for training and seminars                                     Costs
More reasonably priced training seminars                                            Costs
Offer discounted fees for seminars, events, meetings for senior, retired citizens   Costs


Explore alternative meeting options                                                 Logistics
Love to see an NPMA seminar in Burlington, VT                                       Logistics
More webinars                                                                       Logistics
NPMA training seminars are usually far away making them hard to attend              Logistics
Schedule event (seminar, Chapter meeting, etc) in Burlington, VT                    Logistics
                            Your Suggestions for Improving NAC Experience




Advertise for new members via new business associations
                                                                                          Misc

Engage and activate membership to bring more inventive methods to light
                                                                                          Misc

Greater and more varied educational offerings
                                                                                          Misc

Organize the website with current info that is easy to find; archive old, outdated info
                                                                                          Misc




Chapter is headed in the right direction
                                                                                          Full speed ahead

Seeing improvement in quality of monthly meetings with good, basic, pertinent tropics.
                                                                                          Full speed ahead




Incentive for active members
                                                                                          Unk

Offer information and opportunities for related services
                                                                                          Unk

				
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