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President Guide

Overview [Content Here] Responsibilities  [Content Here] Lessons Learned [Content Here] Reference Material  [Content Here] Appendix        

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Shooting Video 101

Shooting video well is a skill that takes time to develop but with a few simple tips you’ll find yourself on the path to movie magic. Take a peek at the video below for an introduction to those tips. Let’s review some general tips to help make your video shoot go smoothly and your footage […]

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StayClassy: Update Individuals’ Pages

Log-in to StayClassy (http://www.stayclassy.com) Enter the ‘Dashboard’ for Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations Click ‘Campaign & Events’ Click ‘Manage’ Hover over ‘Edit’ and select ‘Individuals’ Pages From this screen you have the ability to customize the following elements (be sure to ‘Save’ when you’re finished): Fundraising Page Text Donation Thank You Text Donation Solicitation […]

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Asking Friends and Family for Donations

Asking friends and family for donations can seem like a daunting task. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be! Share your vision with prospective donors in the right way, and they’ll be almost as excited to give you money as you are to receive it. Here are some ideas that might help… Have a […]

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Recording Workshops and Keynotes

Recording your event is an exciting opportunity to offer your talks to an even wider audience, as we’ll be selecting exceptional videos to be featured at UNAVSA. Creating a cinematic experience At UNAVSA, we strive to create videos that are engaging and cinematic. Cameras Using one camera: Viewers connect most with close-ups. You want to shoot […]

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How to configure UNAVSA email on your mobile device

This should be pretty straight forward, but I wanted to make sure that its documented in case anyone has questions on it. NOTE Even though the domain of the email account is @unavsa.org, it is still considered a Google Apps account. At your computer: First log into your UNAVSA Email account At the top right corner […]

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Plus/Delta Activity

Object: The object of this activity is to generate constructive feedback Number of participants: Any Duration: 10-45 minutes How to Play Make two columns: one for “plus” and one for “delta” (the Greek symbol for change). Ask the group to reflect on what was positive or repeatable about an activity and capture their thoughts under the “plus” column. […]

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Family Program Guide

Overview The purpose of the family program is help conference attendees reach their highest potential within the context of their conference experience. The family program heavily supplements an attendee’s experience by building intimate relationships within the family, helping attendees overcome obstacles, and ensuring the safety and well being of each member in the family.The Family […]

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Logistics Committee Guide

Overview The Logistics team is responsible for the smooth operation of the conference. By working with every other committee, they will create a master schedule that will outline all the activities of the conference at any given time. The items below are the minimum of what should be covered in the master plan: Venue – […]

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Executive Director Guide

Executive Director Committee Guide Overview The Executive Directors’ duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Understanding UNAVSA’s mission and vision Managing team dynamics Upholding the proper chain of command and decision-making process Negotiating with the hotel and various venues for rooms and facilities Planning and leading the staff retreat Scheduling and conducting director […]

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