SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 7d781d-YTUwN



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS

Description:

SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS * September 2015 * Can organize, deputize and supervise Doesn t do all of the work Chooses capable men/women for each ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:408
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 32
Provided by: John1960
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS


1
  • SERVANT LEADERSHIP AND CONFERENCE OFFICERS

2
A Leader is one who
  • Organizes, deputizes and supervises
  • Doesnt do all of the work
  • Selects others who can help
  • Delegates authority and then supervises
  • - Sees each part contributes
  • - Ensures harmony and peace

3
Actions of a Good Leader
Serve Coach
  • Organize
  • Communicate
  • Delegate
  • Innovate
  • Stimulate
  • Encourage

4
Servant Leadership
  • Leadership positions in the Society, at any
    level, are always to be accepted as service to
    Christ, to the members and the poor. Servant
    leadership is done in imitation of Jesus who
    said "For the Son of Man came not to be served
    but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom
    for many. (Rule Part 3, Statute 11)

Every member is a Servant Leader
5
Presidents as Servant Leaders
  • Presidents, at all levels, are Servant Leaders.
  • Talents of members are identified and developed
  • Special responsibility for promoting Vincentian
    spirituality

6
A Servant Leader
  • Searches and listens
  • Members need to be led
  • Open to inspiration
  • Everything depends on the Providence of God
  • Becomes a listener-leader
  • Challenges members to grow
  • Looks for practical solutions

7
Conference Leadership Qualities
  • Respect for others
  • Desire to serve
  • Consensus builder
  • Well informed
  • We attitude
  • Learns from Mistakes
  • Listens well
  • Able to compromise
  • Able to lose face
  • Sense of priorities

8
Introspection Tips
  • Asks appropriate questions of self
  • Self-examination related to approach
  • Self-examination related to coaching ability
  • Self-examination related to interpersonal
    relations
  • Self-examination related to aspects of Society

9
Conference Leadership Actions
  • Attract new members
  • Consider the diversity of community
  • Develop new leaders
  • Improve member participation
  • Increase charitable work
  • Increase meeting attendance
  • Provide meeting agenda
  • Keep meetings focused

10
Conference Leadership Actions Contd
  • Members treated with respect
  • Rule is followed
  • Solidarity and insurance are up-to-date
  • Audits
  • Submit reports
  • Enhance charitable services

11
Conference President
  • Progress of Conference.
  • Supports Conference members
  • Succession planning
  • Conference/Council communications
  • Develops relationships with parish and other
    organizations
  • Represents the Conference to the Community

12
Conference President Contd
  • Dedicated to the service of the poor
  • Responds to needs of Conference
  • Follow up on non-attendance
  • Maintain and increase membership of Conference
  • Presidency a responsibility, not an honor.
  • Compliance with the Rule and other Governance
    documents

President does not deny authority when ensuring
compliance with Governance Documents
13
Conference President Contd
  • Explains indulgences
  • Important member of the District Council
  • President represents his/her Conference
  • If unable to attend, should designate a proxy to
    attend District Meeting

14
Conference President Contd
  • Elected through a secret vote for a three year
    term renewable once
  • Maximum two consecutive terms
  • Term starts on October 1 and ends on the last day
    of September (3 years)
  • Service

15
Conference Officers
  • President appoints Officers after consultation
    with the Conference
  • Includes at least one Vice President, a Secretary
    and a Treasurer
  • Other members may be entrusted with particular
    duties
  • Officers term ends when a new President takes
    office

16
Conclusions For success
  • For your background
  • Learn about society
  • Comply with Rule and other Governance documents
  • Make the Mission Statement your guide
  • Use resources available
  • On Vincentian Leadership
  • Serve and teach
  • Officers and Spiritual Advisor a top priority
  • Run good meetings
  • Communicate

17
Conclusions For success
  • Improve the conference
  • Sustain Aggregation
  • Develop successors
  • Meet all reporting requirements
  • Assess --- How is the Conference doing?
  • Resolve issues with the Members

18
Servant Leader Performance
  • Three foundational questions
  • Do those served grow as persons?
  • Do they become wiser, freer?
  • What is the effect on those we serve?

19
Summary of Conference PresidentServant-Leadership
  • Serves Conference not vice versa
  • Conference members make decisions and are in
    control
  • Majority rules by consensus then by vote, if
    necessary
  • Full disclosure to Conference of all matters
  • Listens and provides guidance
  • Encourages group to develop themselves
  • Communication maintained and clear
  • Referee when disagreements occur
  • Correct errors
  • Compliance

20
Other Conference Officers
  • Vice Presidents
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Spiritual Advisor is required but is not an
    officer

21
Vice President (VP)
  • Two Vice Presidents can be useful
  • First Vice President - develop SVDP activities
  • Second Vice President - recruitment of new
    members
  • Replaces the President when the President is
    unable to attend
  • Kept informed on all aspects of Conference
  • Organizes election of next President
  • Charged with specific duties
  • Performs other duties as assigned

22
Secretary
  • Prepares and reports the minutes
  • Minute Book contains copies of Reports.
  • Records and reports statistical and clerical work
  • Maintains Resolutions/Motions Book
  • Maintains membership records
  • Processes administrative functions
  • Develops assistants/back-ups
  • Coordinates with treasurer
  • Coordinates with District Secretary where needed

23
Treasurer
  • Responsible for funds, budget, and accurate and
    appropriate records and reports
  • Follows Council defined process
  • Audit annually
  • Up-to-date financial report at every meeting
  • Develops assistants and back-ups
  • Coordinates with Secretary
  • Coordinates with District Treasurer as needed
  • Conference records to be kept seven years

24
Treasurer (contd)
  • Funds deposited regularly and promptly
  • Funds kept separate from Treasurer's personal
    assets and parish funds
  • Bank balance reported at every Conference meeting
    and verified
  • Invoices, statements and receipts for all
    expenditures
  • Payments by check
  • Credit of the Conference must be safeguarded

Treasurer Functions are of great importance to
the Society
25
Data and Report Schedules
X
26
Spiritual Advisor (SA)
  • Each Conference must have a spiritual advisor.
  • Development of the spiritual life of the members
  • Attends meetings on a regular basis
  • Reading for meditation may be supplemented with
    spiritual reflections given by the SA
  • Presence of the spiritual advisor strengthens
    bonds between activities of Conference and
    apostolic activity of Church

27
Spiritual Advisor (Contd)
  • Priest, deacon, member of a religious order or a
    lay member
  • Must be properly trained by the Council Formation
    Committee
  • Full Conference member
  • Clergy can not be an Officer or signor for an
    account

28
Spiritual Advisor (Contd)
  • Meeting prayers, spiritual reflections and
    discussions
  • Compliance with Rule and Gospel values
  • Seeks material and aids
  • Special masses and Vincentian celebrations
  • Coordinates with District Council Spiritual
    Advisor
  • Retreats, Days of Recollection, etc.
  • Attends Spiritual Advisor training

29
Spiritual Advisor Functions
  • Assist members
  • Deeper faith awareness
  • Spiritually
  • Friendship, openness and respect
  • Vocation
  • Person-to-person service
  • Community

30
Summary
  • Conference officers - Vice President(s),
    Secretary and Treasurer
  • Vice President - Election of the next President
  • Secretary minutes, records and reports
  • Treasurer - Conference funds, budget and required
    reports

31
Summary Contd
  • Payments made by check
  • Spiritual Advisor (SA) strengthens bonds
  • SA - help members reach a deeper faith awareness
    and to grow in friendship, openness and respect
    for each other
  • SA coordinates with District Council SA
About PowerShow.com