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Team Black-Cat
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 15, 2014 8:52 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Candidates,
I see a lot of questions and answers about planning and hosting events. While this is part of what the WGA Board of Directors does, what are some other things you think you will be responsible for if elected?

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 1:49 pm Reply with quote Back to top

financials, disputes, helping to moderate the forums, potential talks with various gov't offices (this has been handled quite well in the past, but it might show up again).....other things that people don't want to do....is that what you're looking for?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 17, 2014 12:42 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Hopefully, getting the word out and promoting the sport to others as a great exercise, weight loss program and just plain fun.

I think I will be signing on to the WGA website a LOT more as I tend to have NOT been very active on the site in the past.

I'm certain other ideas will come up by the board and I look forward to seeing what they are.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 7:38 pm Reply with quote Back to top

I still would like to be responsible that I attend every WGA event to be a good advocate and show my support for WGA/The Geocaching Community.
 
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 10:21 pm Reply with quote Back to top

seeing a lot of good answers.

a few things that come to mind:
advocacy - local/state government entities
acquisition - requesting/securing donations
education - community programs/radio spots
distribution - merchandise/equipment
financial - book keeping/tax status

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:24 am Reply with quote Back to top

proactively working with gov't - DOT, DNR, law enforcement to build relationships

financial health of org - promoting new revenue (possibly partnering with geocaching retailers), recordkeeping

community relations - local CITO, Geo 101 including promoting these events to the general public and not just cachers

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