Component Relations: Show Your C-Suite That CRPs are More Than Passion

Governance February 23, 2015 By: DJ Johnson, CAE

Component relations professionals are great at fixing broken or stagnant relationships with components. But you don't have to wait until a relationship sours to see the value CRPs bring to an association. Two CRPs demonstrate how they proactively capitalized on their positions to bring about big changes.

Component relations professionals (CRPs) are used to being brought in as "fixers" when a component goes "rogue" or when a volunteer leader resigns. Only reaching out to CRPs when there is an issue or project directly involving volunteers is a wasted opportunity for many associations. CRPs who demonstrate the far-reaching value of their unique perspectives and volunteer relationships can lead their organizations to greater success....