Consultant's Network

What are the benefits of volunteering for a position with the Consultant's Network -- ICNTC?

  • Credibility and recognition by your peers and on the internet.
  • Your name, role and information go onto the ICNTC website.
  • “Free” advertising – generates good contacts and real leads
  • We are all resources to each other here, and people in leadership positions are tapped by others for work. There is a trust factor benefit from serving in positions of responsibility.
  • You get to control the course of the organization, so you get to spend our ICNTC funds on programs which interest you most.

What's Happening in the Consultant's Network?

About the Consultant's Network

Elected Positions

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Run monthly membership meetings and the Big Event

Coordinate activities and officers, badger if necessary Cool

Delegate tasks to others in the organization

Appoint Vice Chair positions and Steering Committee.

Call and run ICNTC steering committee meetings (monthly)

Email membership 1 week before each meeting

Write “Chair’s Corner” column each month for newsletter

Maintain status of ICNTC by complying with IEEE membership rules

Everything unfilled officer positions can’t do Innocent

Estimated time: [8] Hours per month

Assist the Chair as needed

Arranges facilities for regular ICNTC monthly meetings

Represents ICNTC at regular, monthly IEEE Section meeting

Complete IEEE Meeting records and turn in at section meetings

Ask IEEE for annual money at section meeting

Report section activity to ICNTC membership

Probably become next years Chair (assuming elected)

Estimated time: [6] Hours per month

Record the monthly meeting minutes

Record steering committee minutes

Writes Last Meeting column for newsletter/web-site

(Manage ICNTC the Post Office box)

Communications with other relevant organizations as needed.

Estimated time: [6] Hours per month

Collect meeting fees at monthly meetings and deposit them.

Forward membership forms to Membership Vice Chair

Control the ICNTC bank account.

Pay invoices as received.

Summarize ICNTC finances for the year-end IEEE report.

Estimated time: [4] Hours per month

Appointed Positions

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Manage website content and organization.

Manage Facebook content and organization [when we get on Facebook].

Manage Linked-In content and organization [when we set-up Linked-in].

Manage Twitter content and organization [when we set-up Twitter].

Provide authorized access to other Chair members as needed

Update all content every month at least a week before meetings.

Maintain ICNTC domain registration and ISP relationship.

Estimated time: [8] Hours per month

Develops ICNTC membership benefit strategy

Coordinates and implements membership benefit strategy

Estimated time: [4] Hours per month

Receives and processes membership applications.

Manage the membership database, which includes

Contact information

Annual dues information

Consultant Website descriptions

Update the website membership descriptions by request

Prepare mailing lists for Newsletter Chair

Estimated time: [6] Hours per month

Line up presenting speakers, per Chair topic direction

Host the speaker(s) at every meeting

Deliver formal speaker introduction at each meeting

Manage all aspects of hosting the presenting speaker(s).

Estimated time: [6] Hours per month

Arranges facilities for monthly meetings

Arranges facilities for special event meetings.

Accommodate speaker’s presentation requirements

Estimated time: [4] Hours per month

Line up presenting speakers, per Chair topic direction

Host the speaker(s) at every meeting

Deliver formal speaker introduction at each meeting

Manage all aspects of hosting the presenting speaker(s).

Estimated time: [6] Hours per month

Upcoming Meetings

ICNTC (IEEE Consultant's Network of the Twin Cities) - TWIN CITIES CONSULTANTS NETWORK AFFINITY GROUP on 02-November-2016
9/6/2016 02:51:14 PM

The IEEE Consultant’s Network of the Twin Cities (ICNTC) is having our next meeting again at the Wentworth Library.  The main purpose of the meeting is to network with our fellow consultant's (or those who have an interest in consulting).  Also we have a great presentation from SCORE, who offer offers free business counseling, workshops, templtes, online courses and roundtables. Mentors can assist you with creating a business plan for your start-up business  So put the following meeting on your calendar and attend! Please forward this to anyone else who might like to attend.

Who: All who want to attend the Consultant's Network (current consultants or
those interested in becoming a consultant)

What: Networking plus a presentation from SCORE, who offers free business counseling, workshops, templtes, online courses and roundtables. Mentors can assist you with creating a business plan for your start-up business.

See directions below.

Attend if you can. We will start with light refreshments (free) and networking
with other consultants. If convenient, please let me know if you think you
will be coming.

Regards, Steven James, MSEE, SMIEEE IEEE Consultant’s Network of the Twin
Cities, Chair

http://tc-ieee.org/SocietyChapters/ConsultantsNetwork/tabid/124/Default.aspx

Driving Directions Located just east of Robert St., on the north side of
Wentworth Ave. >From I-494, Take Highway 52 North. 1. Exit at Wentworth Ave.
and go left (west). 2. Turn right into the library parking lot.