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Aides list: Solicit volunteers—Young Professionals or students—to assist; assign tasks.
Time: Choose a date and time for the event.
Cost: Set the budget, including hand-outs, posters, postage, refreshments, decorations, etc.
Place: Secure a venue for the event that is large enough for recruits and invitees. Make certain there are enough comfortable chairs and tables that are suitable for snacking, talking, and writing. If you wish to have a computer at the event so applicants can fill out online forms, confirm that the room has an Internet connection.
Run the Report in IEEE OU Analytics: Identify members you wish to recruit for potential senior membership. Gather their email addresses. If no email is available, print postcard labels and use their home addresses. Those with access can obtain a Senior Member Upgrade 1st Level Requirement list using IEEE OU Analytics.
Invitees List: Gather list of Senior members and Fellows of various technical backgrounds who you wish to attend the event. Their job will be to interview applying Senior members and serve as references.
Call or sendpersonal invitations (DOC, 28 KB): Using the list from the report you ran, send an email to those who you would like to invite to apply for senior membership. This email should contain a link or URL to the documents they need:
Meet your helpers and set up the room: chairs and tables suitable for interviewing, computer (if used), handouts, etc.
Confirm food delivery or pick-up.
Greet guests as they arrive and check their name off your list. Double-check that they have brought a few copies of their resume or CV. If not, arrange with them to send it to you or the appropriate person.