We are so grateful for your service to IPPA and the field of positive psychology!
You play an essential role in the organization. So we have developed this toolkit to help you succeed!
Take a moment to review the toolkit contents. You will find important policies and procedures, as well as several “How to” manuals detailing best practices to recruit strong volunteer teams, engage your members, and deliver high-value programming!
We regularly update this toolkit with resources to help division leaders launch, grow and manage a division. Please check back often and feel free to contact us with questions.
All the best,
Jenny Brennan, Director of Year-Round Programming
Syndey Rubin, Director of Communications
NEWS: IPPA’s Divisions Committee is recruiting a Volunteer Support Lead. This one-year, volunteer position will support the Director of Divisions Program and Divisions Committee Chair. For more information, read the Volunteer Support Lead job description or contact email@example.com.
To access the webinar and meeting production platform (GotoWebinar), request production support for webinars, and request email communications to members, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
To access web and phone conferencing service (uberconference), reservation calendars, your dedicated division email account, contact: Nicole Bower: email@example.com
To submit content to Monthly News Round-up, email Editor@ippanetwork.org
To request a website update, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Positive Clinical Psychology Division
SIPPA Student Division
Build Your Team
Division Officers (President, President-Elect and Secretary), are elected by division membership and serve 2-year terms.
Committee Leads (various program leads, communication, etc.) are appointed by the Division Officers with the approval of the Divisions Committee Program Director. These leads may serve 1 or 2-year terms.
NEWS: All Divisions will recruit candidates for the President-Elect role in June – August 2018. See “Election Process” below for details.
Strategically Deliver Value
All division activity is guided by IPPA’s mission, strategic aims, and the division’s charter.
- Produce program sessions at the World Congress
- Offer a biennial division award (in coordination with World Congress)
- Publish regular newsletters or research briefs
- Convene educational webinars, videos or interviews to facilitate researcher-practitioner dialogue
- Create resources that can be shared with members online
- Keep members updated through monthly emails to members
Officers are invited annually to propose new division activities by submitting an “Activity Proposal” (see below for template) to the Divisions Committee Chair.
“HOW TO” for Division Activities:
Virtual Member Community