Festival Draws Out
All of us at IFVP want to send a great big "thanks" to Paula
Hansen, Pat Jocius, Emily Shepard, David Sibbet, Karen Stratvert,
and Christine Valenza the core conference team for such a tremendous
event. As a tribute to the inspiration and passion created the Harvest
Festival, we have posted a few Web pages for you relive the event
or see it for the first time.
We look forward
to sharing, visualizing, and being with everyone again next year
at the 2003 Visual Practitioner Conference.
Forum of Visual Practitioners Founded
Greg Gollaher announced that his hard work had paid off and that
the IFVP had received its formal 501c3 status, now being recognized
as a formal not-for-profit organization. Following the 2002 Harvest
Festival Conference participants were invited to participate in
the creation of the IFVP's newly formed Board.
discussion and vote resulted in the following conference participants
being voted in as your founding Board:
Gollaher Consulting Group. Graphic Recording, Facilitation and Strategic
Planning. Elk Grove, California
recorder and visual tools designer for Global Business Network,
a think tank in Emeryville California.
Human Performance Management
Visual Thinker, Entrepreneur and Thought Partner. Zena, Oklahoma
We want to
thank everyone who participated in the Board creation process, and
look forward to supporting the IFVP to promote the World of the
Visual Practitioner while meeting the needs and demands of our rapidly
Meeting Moves IFVP Forward
On November 25th the IFVP Board held its first full day meeting
at Global Business Network. All Members were present. The Board
has formalized the organization's bylaws and focused its energy
on creating a organizational foundation that will add meaningful
and dynamic value to its Members.
The Board brainstormed
potential services the IFVP could provide to Members and also revisited
"Who is our target audience?" as a way to expand our potential network
of Creative Leaders, and better understand areas to focus the Board's
outcomes generated at the first Board meeting included the creation
of a questionnaire as a way for the Board to better understand the
needs and wants of the IFVP's potential Members so they may be better
served. In addition, Sean Griffin was selected as the new Web site
Chair and will be coordinating with Brandy Agerbeck and Rob Benn
to expand the development of a short and long term IFVP Web strategy.
We will continue
to keep you posted as the IFVP Board moves our organization forward.
Web Site Focus of Web Team
Your new and improved IFVP Web Team is made up of Brandy Agerbeck,
Rob Benn, and Sean Griffin. They are working hard to evolve the
current site into a dynamic and valuable tool for the world of the
Visual Practitioner. Make sure to fill out your IFVP questionnaire
so we can get a sense of your needs and wants. In the following
months, on a select basis, we will be adding new services and opportunities
for the Visual Practitioner Community.
We look forward
to driving the continued evolution of the IFVP Web site as our organization