Strategic Plan - July 2011
- "Finalize" the ongoing Strategic Plan to give focus to the club and its Staff. January 2011
- Use the resulting Focus to increase active membership.
Board Succession Plan
- Put together a plan of succession for the Board, insuring that members are effectively trained and transitions of Officers go smoothly.
- Pay off the debt on the Property.
- Identify and pursue funding sources. Practice good stewardship by sending an annual report to major donors. Glacial Lakes, Fun Run, Dinner, WDOT, National Park Service, Wisconsin Trails, U.S. Oil, J.J. Keller
- Nurture relationships we already have.
- Increase the number of club memberships. 7 New Members 8 Distant Renewals, 2 Lifetime Members.
- Work with local universities to establish a detailed chronology of the club. Our history, and the history of Terrell's Island.
- Convert to new software.
- Build a yearly Budget.
- Get together with DNR (Mike Mossman) to formulate a plan for Terrell's Island. Specific projects on multiple scales. DNR stretched thin. Breakwall Trail
- Utilize the knowledge of the Winnebago Comprehensive Management Plan.
- Nesting Island development. WDOT Project
- Establishment of Desirable Aquatic Macrophytes. WDOT Project
- Maintenance plan for Terrell's Island. Describe what needs to be done on a yearly basis as well as how to deal with day to day occurrences on the property.
- Research the viability. Determine how many are in our area and if there is a need for one at this time.
- Gauge public support.
- Work with State and Local media to increase awareness of the club. Pelican Photos, Outdoor Column,
- Partner with area schools and universities and let them know that Terrell's Island is available for field trips and studies. Added E.S Dept.
- Nurture existing partnerships with UWO and FVTC. UWO and FVTC
- Make use of University resources through internship possibilities.
- Work with other like-minded organizations on projects which fit the mission of the club. Audubon, Oshkosh Bird Club, Scouts, WLM, DNR
- Make use of social networking media and the web to draw in a new generation of environmentally minded volunteers and present ourselves clearly and effectively. Facebook, Google Adwords