CR003 - Specialist Group Advocate Portolios

Suggestion:

Create and support a new advisory (not mandatory) portfolio for Branch committees. A Specialist Group Advocate (SGA) portfolio to become the direct contact for Specialist Groups to support collaboration. This portfolio would default to the Member Group Chairperson if not re-assigned within the Member Group committee.

A central communications (Basecamp?) area for the holders of both BA and SGA portfolios would be created.  The objective is to encourage/drive Branch and SG collaboration.  Portfolio generic email addresses should be created and added to the Branch website.

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COLLABORATION

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You suggest "Create and support a new advisory (not mandatory) portfolio for Branch committees" - should this not suggest "Create and support a new advisory (not mandatory) portfolio for Specialist Group committees"?

Apologies if is isn't so

Apologies if is isn't so clear John.

The recommendations are

CR002 - Branch Advocate (BA) portfolio is needed on a SG committee to advocate on behalf of and be the contact for (communicate with) Branches
CR003 - Specialist Group Advocate (SGA) portfolio is needed on a Branch committee to advocate on behalf of and be the contact for (communicate with) SGs.

The word "portfolio" was chosen on purpose to imply that a separate role is not necessary, more that a formal relationship and support processes should be set up between the SGs and Branch networks.

Thanks for taking the time to comment.

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