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									How to Utilize the Chapter’s
                    Fellows

        Rose Gazarek, CPCM, Fellow
       Member of the Board of Director
                Finger Lakes Chapter

       NCMA Leadership Summit 2005
          Charleston, South Carolina
                   June 17-18, 2005
Who Are Fellows?

• The Fellow designation is reserved for
  individuals who have made significant
  contributions to the field of contracting
  and to the NCMA.
• Fellow is NCMA’s third highest honor!
  Your member has achieved this high
  distinction. Now what…?


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Why are Fellows Special?
They are the Most Accomplished Members!

• Academic and Professional Training
• Work Experience In Contracting or
  Acquisition
• Management Position In Contracting or
  Acquisition
• Chapter Service
• Membership
• Chapter Attendance
• National Service


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Why are Fellows Special?
They are the Most Accomplished Members!

• Professional Publications
• Chapter Educational Events Volunteer or
  Speaker
• National Conference Volunteer or Speaker
• Other Conference Speaker (e.g. Institute of
  Supply Management (ISM), National Grants
  Management Assn. (NGMA), etc.)
• Teaching Contracting or Acquisition
• National Awards and Recognitions


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What Do Fellows Do?
Fellows Charge!

• Continue support in a leadership role for
  NCMA and the contract management
  profession;
• Participate as a member of the Council of
  Fellows and as an active member of your
  local chapter;
• Contribute to efforts to enhance and expand
  the professional acceptance of NCMA
  membership and certification;
• Mentor new NCMA leaders.

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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Chapter Advisor –
  Fellows have much
  NCMA experience
  and can guide your
  leadership team.
  – Use them in your
    chapter teambuilding
    and program
    planning.


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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Chapter service - Fellows are proven
  contributors and leaders.
  – Have them serve as officers, committee
    chairs, or volunteers.
  – Particularly useful in program planning.
  – Also useful in evaluating award
    nominations and scholarship applications.



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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Marketing – Fellows know the
  profession, and are connected to the
  leaders in the profession. They know
  where the potential members are, and
  the value of NCMA membership.
  – Have them make VIP visits.
  – Involve them in marketing plan
    development.


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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Mentor – Fellows have much
  professional experience, understand the
  work of the profession, and how to
  advance in a career.
  – Fellows can mentor members in their
    career development.
  – Especially useful for new members
    entering the career field.


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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Advocate – Fellows have credibility.
  Use them for public awareness
  purposes locally, especially during CM
  Week.




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Publish - Fellows possess
  expert knowledge of
  contracting and acquisition,
  and are accomplished
  writers. Encourage them to
  write for the profession!
  – Write articles for chapter
    newsletter, CM magazine, or
    other periodicals.
  – Author a book.
  – Review or edit other’s
    writings.
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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Academia – Fellows are highly
  respected leaders in our profession.
  They are highly educated.
  – Have them lead new university
    relationships for the chapter.
  – Mentor new student chapters.
  – Locate academic programs in your area.



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 How to Utilize the Chapter’s
 Fellows
• Teach. Encourage them to contribute in
  colleges/universities as well as your
  chapter for workshops and events.
  – Dinner speaker.
  – Workshop lecturer.
  – NES speaker.
  – National conference speaker.



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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Panels – Encourage them to participate
  in industry/government panels and
  share with your chapter.




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Networking - use the Fellow to help
  during networking breaks by getting
  different “cliques” to talk to each other!




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Job connections - Fellows usually know
  who is moving around the local
  community job-wise. Use them for
  employment-related inquiries!




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Name a chapter award after a deserving
  Fellow.




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Recognize them! Nominate them for
  awards when deserving.




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How to Utilize the Chapter’s
Fellows
• Fellows want to be involved.
• Just ask them!




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