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We’re Looking for Volunteer Leaders!
The Kentucky Chapter is currently preparing for the 2018 Officer Elections. Below you will find a brief description of all open executive board positions. The President, VP of Finance, and Director of Marketing & Communications roles are open. However, if you are interested in a role that is not open, you can shadow the current officer with the intent to segue into next year’s elections. Executive board members are always in need of committee members to support their work.
If you are interested in one of these volunteer roles, please send a short description of which role you are interested in, a bio, and a resume to email@example.com with the subject line: 2019 KYBlackMBA Officer Elections. Additionally, members can submit nominations via the same process. All chapter officers must be NBMBAA members and will be subject to a background check. The application deadline is December 7, 2018 at midnight.
President – The President shall serve as the chief executive officer of the Chapter by developing goals and objectives for the Chapter are aligned with the NBMBAA mission statement. All elected officers and ad-hoc committee directors shall report directly to this office. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/kynbmbaa-president-18.docx
Vice President, Finance – For the 2019-2020 term the main objective of this role will be to establish a sustainable financial reporting framework and structure. To this end, a strategic plan and budget for long term sustainability will be required by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. The current VP of Finance will still be engaged in 2019 to assist as needed and act as the first committee person. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/kynbmbaa-vp-of-finance-18.docx
Director of Marketing and Communications – This person shall take full ownership of all chapter marketing and communications, which includes website, email and snail mail newsletters, social media, public relations, digital media, traditional media, print advertising, and event marketing for the 2019-2020 term. As this is a large scope of responsibility, this person will be required to provide a strategic plan and budget for marketing and communications by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2018/11/kynbmbaa-director-of-marketing-and-communications-18.docx
Officers Who Need Committee Members
Vice President, Operations – The primary objective of this role for the 2019-2020 term will be to implement process improvements in the operations of the Chapter. This includes project management, event operations, officer elections, travel logistics, and application processes. As this is a large scope of responsibility, this person will be required to provide a strategic plan and budget for operations by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/kynbmbaa-vp-of-operations.docx
Vice President, Administration – For the 2019-2020 term the main objective of this role will be to increase chapter membership. To this end, a strategic plan and budget for increased membership will be required by the end of Q1 2019. Additionally, this role will require the establishment of a committee. The current VP of Administration will still be engaged in 2019 to assist as needed and act as the first committee person. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2015/10/kynbmbaa-vp-of-adminstration.docx
Vice President, Records – This person shall take full ownership of all chapter minutes associated with meetings and events. For a full description: https://kynbmbaa.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/kynbmbaa-vp-of-record.docx
Fall Membership Drive 2018
October 1st – November 30th
Discount Code: KENTUCKYFALL18
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We are happy to announce that the Kentucky Chapter of the NBMBAA will continue with Membership Drive post-convention. We are are launching our Fall Membership Drive effective Oct 1st, 2018. We are offering 18% off Membership. Don’t miss this opportunity to join one of the Nations Premier Professional Organizations Empowering Visionaries.
The National Black MBA Association® leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for Black professionals. We are committed to making an impactful and sustainable difference in the communities in which we work and serve. As a member of the National Black MBA Association®, not only will you enjoy valuable networking opportunities with 12,000 active members in 40 chapters across the country, but you also gain access to the great benefits listed.
$150 NBMBAA® National Conference Registration Discount
Access to over $20 million in Scholarships to major universities across the country
Over 1,000 job opportunities with Fortune 1000 Companies
Webinars, seminars and access to provide you with professional development and access to experts in their field
Up to 50% discount at multiple retailer locations via Perks & Rewards Program
50% discount on PMP®/CAPM® certification courses
Career Success Network priority placement
Access to start up money toward your business plan through the NBMBAA® National Scale-Up Pitch Challenge
Executive Book Program (Paid non-student members)
Local Chapter benefits for members provided by community Partners and Sponsors.
Become a Member Today!!!
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NBMBAA Webinar Academy
***NBMBAA MEMBERS ONLY EVENT
Executive Coaching & 360 Feedback: Difference Makers in Catapulting Your Leadership Trajectory!
October 25th, 2018
Thursday 2:00 PM EDT
What You will Gain:
Dr. Nicole LaBeach is President & CEO of Volition Enterprises, Inc., a premier Leadership, Executive Coaching, and Organizational Development firm headquartered in Atlanta, GA. Known as a Master Coach and Corporate Strategist for Fortune 500 companies (e.g., Coco-Cola, Verizon, UPS, Hospital Corporation of America, Manpower), Dr. Nicole leads this certified Women Business Enterprise (WBE) in championing the goals of executives, entrepreneurs, and high potential leaders seeking to maximize their leadership, achieve greater results, and leverage their influence and presence in the corporate arena.
When: OCT 29th
Where: 315 S 4th Street Downtown
Time: 4pm – 8pm
How: Click the below link to download the Flyer to be presented to the cashier. 33% of the proceeds will be donated to National Black MBA Association KY.
Show Me The Money !!!
Thursday, Nov 1st @ 6pm
Northwestern Mutual Office
462 S. 4th Street, 4th Floor
*Open to Both Members and Non-Members.
Join the National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter as we partner with Northwestern Mutual on how to navigate through the waters of Salary Negotiations. You don’t want to miss this crucial Professional Development Workshop.
If you aren’t able to make it, please consider making a donation to the Kentucky Leaders of Tomorrow® via the EventBrite.
Event registration ends Nov 1st
This workshop will provide introductions on how to navigate the salary negotiations during job interviews and after receiving an offer. Communications is a key part of any negotiation, so this presentation will help you in creating a communication strategy when discussing salary for a new job or promotion.
About the Speaker:
With over 20 years of work experience in the professions of university admissions, MBA career services and corporate talent management, Pedro Gonzalez has developed an expertise in a variety of career topics. Most notably, his knowledge of salary negotiation has helped hundreds of business professionals he has advised in his career.
In his current role with Haslam College of Business at University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Pedro leads the strategic branding of MBA and MS Business Analytics programs with Fortune 500 companies. He also provides professional development workshops to the MBA and MSBA students on career planning topics.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!!!
KY Black MBA Member Meeting Q4 2018
Thursday Nov. 8th, 2018, 6pm – 8pm
Open to both Members and Non-Members
Calling all Members!!!!
We are have a General Body Meeting. We encourage you to come out to network, meet your fellow members, and meet your 2019 Board. This is your opportunity to physical be involved and know where we are headed in the coming year. If you are currently not a member, this is your opportunity for a meet, greet and get to know what the KYNBMBAA is all about. We look forward to seeing you there.
Meeting to be Held @ MSD
700 West Liberty Street
Louisville, KY 40203
Parking: Customer Service Parking Lot, enter off 7th street, across from PNC Bank
Please RSVP by clicking the below link!
KY Black MBA Member Scholarship
**All applicants must be a member of the KY Chapter of the NBMBAA to apply.
The KY Black MBA Member Scholarship is a single $1,000 scholarship to be announced in December 2018.
The scholarship deadline is Nov 30, 2018. Although applicants do NOT have to be matriculating in an MBA program to be eligible for this scholarship, they must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university. Also, applicants must be members of the National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter. If you are not a member, you can join via https://nbmbaa.org/registration/. Current and past executive board members of the National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter are not eligible for this scholarship.
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth for the black community. The NBMBAA vision is to be the premier business organization serving black professionals. The mission is to provide innovative programs to stimulate intellectual and economic growth for African Americans by building partnerships with key stakeholders who facilitate this growth. The National Black MBA Association – Louisville Chapter (dba National Black MBA Association – Kentucky Chapter) is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable organization that brings the national vision and mission to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
The Kentucky Chapter of the National Black MBA Association will be the premier business organization serving Black professionals in Kentucky.
The Kentucky Chapter of the National Black MBA Association exists to promote intellectual and economic wealth for African Americans in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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