CALLING ALL WA STATE COACHES!! HERE IS YOUR INVITATION TO VOLUNTEER TO CREATE OUR 2016 PRISM AWARD EVENT!

The ICF Washington State Chapter is proud to host our 3RD Annual PRISM EVENT SYMPOSIUM AND AWARD CEREMONY June 14, 2016 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA.  Join us as we create an event to inspire leaders, talent development professionals, and coaches (internal and external) helping them to create greater impact on their organizations through the development and evolution of coaching programs that deliver measurable results. We’re focused on the impact of coaching in thriving organizations

The ICF WA State PRISM Award program purpose is threefold:

1)    To recognize organizations operating in the Pacific NW using coaching effectively in ways that encourage more organizations to use coaching

2)    To educate organizations about coaching effectiveness

3)    As a Chapter, to facilitate opportunities to increase the community network.  This will foster a vibrant new business opportunities and create reciprocity between member coaches and organizations.

Our guiding principles are to:

1)     Elevate consciousness to an understanding of what comprises ICF coaching
 
2)     Increase the application of effective coaching in organizations
 
3)     Encourage active research in to what makes coaching work and the impact on organizational results.

We are thrilled and honored by your contribution to this worthy event.  For more information about what it means to volunteer for 2016 PRISM Event please click on the following links:

 

January – June 2016 PRISM
Volunteer Sub-Committees

 Project Management, Michelle Koven & Bev Parnell

 Nominations Outreach & Education, OPEN for 2 Volunteer Leaders

 Sponsor Support - Rose Singer & Jean Battersby

 Marketing - Karen Fenstermacher & Ty Belknap

 Judging Nominees - Sam Magill & Michelle Hawkins

 Symposium – Richard Boas & OPEN for 1 Volunteer Leader

 Evening Showcase – OPEN for 2 Volunteer Leaders

 Logistics – OPEN for 2 Volunteer Leaders

 

Volunteer Opportunities 2016 PRISM Committee Roles

Nominations Outreach OPEN for 2 Volunteer Co-Leaders nominations@icfwashingtonstate.com

This focus area is outward facing to member coaches who have organizational clients with a WA state business unit where a programmatic coaching solution in place for one or more years is impacting individuals and the organization in measurable ways, and is eligible for ICF PRISM Application

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework enough to educate others about the benefits of and the process for the application while meeting active coaches in the chapter and becoming familiar with companies who are engaging coaching effectively

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Create activities that inform WA State companies about the PRISM award application benefits and process through outreach to ICF Credentialed coaches identified as working in organizations - leadership, business, corporate, team, etc.

 - Facilitate, educate and support application completion; refine the existing education tools and plan virtual access for coaches and companies and as requested, live sessions to support applicants in completion; AUG and SEP will be for outreach and application support, OCT for outreach to finalize submissions, NOV for coordination for the event experience then debrief and CELEBRATE

Seeking 4 Volunteers, 2 who wants to be co-lead and be mentored to lead this sub-committee.

The time commitment by month is as follows: JAN – MAY for 4 hours/month, JUN for 2 hours

 

Sponsor Support - Rose Singer, ACC & Jean Battersby sponsorships@icfwashingtonstate.com

This focus area is outward facing to WA State companies that are actively using coaching, interested to support the spread of coaching and may have a product or service that companies and/or coach practitioners will be perceived as valuable

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework enough to educate others about the benefits of associating with the best of the best companies and coach practitioners as part of this learning and celebration event

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Manage sponsor and exhibitor relationships from initial outreach to event participation in a  'concierge' role; offering a welcoming spirit and managing the details of using our various promotional vehicles, e.g. website, newsletter, program ads, exhibit table at event

 - Facilitate support for preparing advertising and promotion through our event vehicles as well as onsite set up of an exhibition table as applicable; AUG will be for planning and strategy, SEP for outreach, OCT for outreach and coordination with signed sponsors, NOV for coordination for the event experience then debrief and CELEBRATE

Seeking 2 Volunteers, The time commitment by month is as follows:  FEB-MAR 4 hours/month, APR-MAY for 6 hours/month, JUN for 2 hours

 Marketing - Karen Fenstermacher, ACC & Ty Belknap, ACC

prism@icfwashingtonstate.com

 This focus area is outward facing to all allied professionals in the human development arena interested in the programmatic application of coaching in organizations.

Volunteers in this focus area will have exposure to the companies and the coaches in the area who are passionate about coaching in organizations

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Create content for communication to audiences we want to have attend the learning symposium and the award ceremony; incorporate social media distribution and generating graphics and pictures to create a compelling invitation, including outreach to partners for public relations as one of the distribution channels

 - Facilitate scheduling and distribution of content messages that supports registration and engagement leading up to and after the event; provide support to other focus areas to craft and distribute messages to support those parts of the project

Seeking 4 Volunteers, The time commitment by month is as follows: FEB-MAY for 4 hours/month, JUN for 2 hours

 

Judging Nominees - Sam Magill, MCC & Michelle Hawkins, ACC  

judging@icfwashingtonstate.com

 This focus area focuses on receiving nominee applications from ICF Washington State Chapter Members who are eligible to nominate a company for the Prism Award.

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework enough to educate others about the benefits of and the process for the application process. This will be done in coordination with the Nominations Outreach team.

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Facilitate activities to prepare the nomination application data for "blind" judge assessment, coordinate review and discussion by the volunteer judges, coordinate with nominees for additional information requests and ensuring a confidential and steady flow of information so that nominees are kept informed while preserving the confidential judging process. (Note the judges are recruited from ICF Chapters other than members of ICF Washington State.)

 - Attention to detail, strong listening, critical thinking and clear communication to facilitate information exchange are valuable attributes for this role

Seeking 2 Volunteers. The time commitment by month is as follows: JAN – FEB 1 hour/month, MAR-MAY 4 hours/month, JUN for 2 hours

 Symposium Learning Richard Boas & TBD

symposium@icfwashingtonstate.com

This focus area is outward facing to member coaches as well as individuals in their leadership role that support and/or sponsor programmatic solutions within organizations operating in WA State. The day of the event is dedicated to learning and this focus area supports identification, selection and coordination for delivery of learning modules throughout the day.

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework enough to invite, evaluate and select presenters from an RFP process tailored to the learning needs of members. Once presenters are selected, volunteers will be assigned in a 'concierge' model to coordinate with 1-2 presenters for room and equipment set up, promotion of learning module and any other support to create ease and fun for the presenters.

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Design the flow of the learning day, refine the presenter RFP and distribute, receive applications and participate in review, evaluation and selection.

 - A creative and collaborative spirit is useful as well as attention to detail to ensure that optimal variety for learning is available and compelling for attendees to feel it's a 'not to missed' learning opportunity and choose to register quickly for the event.

Seeking 8 Volunteers, 1 who want to be co-lead and be mentored to lead this sub-committee. The time commitment by month is as follows:  FEB-APR for 4 hours/month, MAY-JUN for 3 hours/month

 

Evening Showcase Celebration - TBD & TBD

prismaward@icfwashingtonstate.com

This focus area involves imagining an evening of celebration and acknowledgment for the PRISM nominees that bridges the day of learning for registered attendees into an exploration of this year's companies of excellence.

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework enough to create an experience for the evening that provides learning, insight, networking and an honoring experience for the celebrated nominees.

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Creating the design and coordinating with the venue team to arrange for the networking flow as well as refreshment and dinner so that attendees engage with each other, nominees as well as sponsoring exhibitors

 - Celebratory skills and a desire to "create a better party" while learning about PRISM, WA State Companies and creating an inviting experience are all valuable traits for this role

Seeking 4 Volunteers, 2 who want to be co-lead and be mentored to lead this sub-committee. The time commitment by month is as follows: FEB-MAR - 4 hours, APR for 4 hours, MAY for 8 hours, JUNE for 6 hours

 Logistics - TBD & TBD

logistics@icfwashingtonstate.com

Support all parts of the PRISM experience from education materials, forms for the Symposium RFP, PRISM application, Judging process, Sponsoring/Exhibitor promotion and the event Program and support materials for presenting

Volunteers in this focus area will learn about the PRISM framework and all the elements of producing this one day learning and celebration conference.

Scope of Role & Activity

 - Attention to detail, strong listening, and clear communication to facilitate information exchange are valuable attributes for this role

Seeking 3 Volunteers, 2 who want to be co-lead and be mentored to lead this sub-committee. The time commitment by month is as follows: JAN-FEB-MAR for 2 hours/month, APR for 6 hours, MAY for 8 hours, JUN for 4 hours

 

Project Management Michelle Koven & Bev Parnell

prismchair@icfwashingtonstate.com

Scope of Role & Activity

This focus area involves imagining and thinking through the project steps and timelines across all focus areas, providing information that supports ease and cross-focus communication and collaboration; secure CEU and HRCI credits for attendees and ensure timely Board updates as well satisfaction survey, team debrief and CELEBRATION!

 - Attention to detail, strong listening, and clear communication to facilitate information exchange are valuable attributes for this role

Seeking 2 Volunteers. The time commitment by month is as follows: JAN-MAY for 2 hours/month, JUN 6 hours