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District/State Director Training

In collaboration with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), CMF offered a series of webinars for District/State Directors in 2011, based on CMF's guidebook for managing district and state offices, Keeping It Local. The slides and additional materials for these programs are below.

In 2012, under contract with the CAO, CMF is offering a series of webinars for House district/state staff, not just District/State Directors. Please visit our Events Calendar for upcoming programs.

Scheduling & Events: Demanding Friends, Crucial Allies, and Managing a Three-Ring Circus

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

2:00-3:00pm Eastern

View the slides:  cmf_scheduling-events.pdf (379 Kb)

Additional handouts:

 comprehensive-planning-checklist.doc (30 Kb)

 sample-event-scheduling-form.doc (27 Kb)

Fostering a Strategic Outreach Culture: Connecting Members, Staff and Stakeholders to Advance Your Agenda

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

2:00-3:00pm Eastern

View the slides:  cmf_strategic-outreach-culture.pdf (868 Kb)


District/State–DC Office Relations: The Joys of Harmony, the Perils of Disunion, and the Path to Collective Serenity (almost)

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

2:00-3:00pm Eastern

View the slides: pdf cmf-district-state-dc-office-relations.pdf (1.14 Mb)

Additional Handouts:

pdf improving-interoffice-relations.pdf (562 Kb)



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