Did you know?
IABC/BC is completely led and run by volunteers. From president to webmaster to event planners to SIG leaders, our “workforce” is comprised of IABC/BC members.
Perks of membership
Volunteering with IABC/BC is one of the advantages to being a member. To some, this might sound like working for nothing. For others, like our 100-strong group of volunteer, this is all about learning, sharing, connecting and being a part of something meaningful and worthwhile.
The IABC/BC board of directors is tremendously appreciative of our volunteers. Last month, we got the chance to thank some of our volunteers with a free professional development event. Jonathan Anthony delivered a “storify” of past tweets for our “Power of networking: Make you career go BOOM!” presentation, which he subtitled “The curious shall inherit.”
“We are stronger together than being alone. Act of sharing (not doing) that gets you places.” – Josie Wichrowski
“Integrity is more important than experience; personality traits mean more than technical skills.” – Glauce Fleury
“A mantra for meaningful networking: How can I help? Many of the most connected people I know operate on some form of this idea. So simple. So true.” – Colin Miley
“Be boring (it’s the only way to get work done). – Anna Santiago
“Change happens on a 3-year-cycle. It’s important to change with this cycle, or you’ll stop bringing value.” – Monica Hartanto
“Sharing is the new save” and the quote from Chuck Close: “Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work.” – Sheryl Gray