Vision 1: An
organization with a sufficient, committed, volunteer labor base.
strive to increase membership and promote diversity among members.
a well qualified slate of Officers and Board of Directors.
the expectation that board members remain committed and productive.
non-member school districts, higher education institutions and potential
Associate Members. Target those individuals with direct personal contact
and information via mailings, such as complimentary copies of the WAMOA
Journal and encourage them to join the association. Other actions are to
promote Regional Training Seminars;
and offer excellent topics and programs at regional meetings. Assigned to Executive
Coordinator and Region Representatives.
members to actively participate in their regions, and foster and promote
their professional growth and desire to serve on the board. Assure that
each region is holding rep/co-rep election every two years. Assigned to Regional Representatives
3. Encourage chairpersons to involve regional
members, not just board members as members of their committee. Assigned to
of WAMOA Board vacancies and other opportunities to serve shall be
communicated appropriately. Region Representatives shall notify
president of regional elections. Assigned to the President.
and support the professional growth
and recruiting of board members. Assigned to Current and Past Officers and
responsibilities and expectations for all committee chairs Assigned to the
2: An organization that is recognized for its professionalism.
and continue to promote WAMOA as a recognized leader among professional
associations in the educational field.
opportunities to enhance the professional work environment through
interaction with other organizations and peers.
1. Partner and establish
dialog with other similar professional groups. Continue to establish our
organization as the knowledgeable experts in M&O. Assigned to the
2. Promote WAMOA
through reciprocal participation with like organizations to WAMOA Annual
Conference and Regional Training Seminars; provide precise information
on the benefits of WAMOA. Assigned to Executive Committee
3. Run promotional ads
in like publications. Spread message through websites; send president’s
letters to organizations and administrators. Assigned to the Executive
4. Maintain and promote
the professional certification program. Negotiate price break for WAMOA
members with national certification programs. Assigned to Professional
5. Provide and promote
professional growth opportunities for educational facilities
professionals. Update knowledge pool; search for grant programs for
providing professional growth to members; promote training programs through
the WAMOA Publications; Regional Training Seminars, Annual Conference,
Leadership Seminars and region meetings. Assigned to WAMOA Board and
Vision 3: An
organization with stable and adequate funding.
a broad membership base.
full participation at the conference and trade show and other
an ongoing stable financial attitude by insuring adequate income to
support desired programs and maintain an established reserve in accordance
with WAMOA Policies & Procedures.
1. Identify and target
potential members with flyers and complimentary WAMOA Publications, emails,
phone calls, personal contact, etc. Continue to build the value of
the organization. Assigned to Every WAMOA Member.
2. Maximize advertising
revenues through the WAMOA Publications, website and directory. Solicit
articles from other organizations and our Educational Partners. Assigned
to WAMOA Board.
3. Maximize Trade Show
vendor booth sales. Promote trade show participation at regional
meetings. Continue to create innovative activities to coincide with the trade
show. Send letter of appreciation to Educational Partners. Assigned
to the Trade Show Committee.
4. Ensure that each
chair and region rep maintains a balanced budget. Identify acceptable
expenditures for each area of responsibility. Assigned to WAMOA Board
Encourage WAMOA members to support the Platinum and Gold Partners who
support our association. Assigned to all WAMOA Members
Vision 4: An organization
with excellent communications between members.
effective member/board communications.
to provide communication links to members and WAMOA sponsored resources
and information. Examples: Internet, WAMOA Publications, TWIO (This Week
in Olympia), job hot line, e-mail (individual and listserv), etc.
to improve communications with all Educational Partners.
shall endeavor to attend regional meetings upon invitation. Assigned to
support for regional representatives. Assigned to Vice President.
and expand WAMOA's Internet website. Suggested expansion: Periodic messages
from president, links to other informational websites, WAMOA Publications. Assigned
President will communicate with Region Representatives regarding solicitation
of input from members, reminders of tasks to be completed. And to provide
information to be disseminated to members by Region Representatives. Assigned
5. Region Representatives shall periodically
receive and review the current list of Educational Partners in their area and
encourage non-member meeting attendees to join WAMOA. Assigned to Region
Vision 5: An
organization that maintains continuity of their strategic plan, and strives
to achieve the established objectives.
the progress and achievements of the Strategic Plan.
and update the Strategic Plan on an annual basis.
1. Annually review the
strategic plan at a meeting coinciding with the last board meeting prior to
the fall conference. Assigned to the Board
revised Strategic Plan shall be published annually in WAMOA Publications and on
the website. Assigned to the President
6: Review and Evaluate organization effectiveness.
ensure the professional performance and adherence to the organization.
To review and ensure
compliance with board Code of Ethics, By-Laws and Policies & Procedures. Assigned
to the By-Law Chairman.
7: An organization that looks forward to and plans for the future.
trends, legislation and technologies that may affect educational
organizations in the future.
effectiveness of our organizational growth.
expand the Platinum and Gold Educational Partner Programs.
1. Continue to monitor
legislation and technologies that may affect educational maintenance
organizations in the future. Assigned WAMOA Board.
plans, goals, and objectives at the December Board meeting in conjunction
with approval of the annual budget. Assigned to WAMOA Executive Committee.
To promote diversity and foster the highest
degree of professionalism in its members engaged in the management of
maintenance and operations in educational facilities; to enhance the
professional competence of members through education.