Improve Chapters Through Engagement, Support, and Trust

Improve Chapters Through Engagement, Support, and Trust

a giant foot propelling a person upwards on a scale August 15, 2016 By: J. Scott Douglas

For associations working with regional chapters, figuring out how to effectively manage and support local leadership can be tricky. Here are some changes that the National Strength and Conditioning Association made to build a better working relationship with its state and regional volunteer network—and reap better results.

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) began nearly 40 years ago as a group of strength coaches who came together for camaraderie and to share best practices. Fast-forward to today: We have state and Canadian province directors across nine regions and host nearly four dozen events each year run nearly completely by volunteers....