Accessing the NSPE State and Chapter Membership Reports
Association Management Tips
Improving Governance and Board Meetings (PDF)
12 Weeks to a Better Board: Most boards meet quarterly.If your last meeting was less than effective consider these quick tips for improvements in board service.
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Billing and Payment of Accounts Best Practices (Word Document)
Data Processing Invoicing Schedule (Word Document)
Data Processing Renewal Processing Overview (Word Document)
Invoice Preparation Overview SOP (Word Document)
NSPE New Membership Application Form Specification (Word Document)
Renewal and New Member Data Transfer Specifications (Word Document)
Sample State Renewal Processing Overview (Word Document)
Dues by State (PPT)
NSPE State & Chapter Total Dues by State (Based on 2010-11 Dues Dictionary.)
Free or Reduced Cost NSPE Resources to State/Territory Societies
Insurance–Certificate of Insurance Request Form (Microsoft Word document)
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Board Sign In Sheets (PDF)
Chapter Downloads (PDF)
Available from the chapter downloads section of the NSPE site, volunteer leaders and state staff can download information about their state or local chapter. Here is a table of the report titles, what they are, and how often they are updated.
Economic Renewal (PDF)
Engineering Ethics Videos
These videos can be used by state societies and local chapters for educational programming at the state and local level.
Generations and the Future of Association Participation
Report to The William E. Smith Institute for Association Research
Lapsed Member E-mail Sample (Microsoft Word document)
Legal Responsibilities: A Guide for NSPE and State Society Officers and Directors (Microsoft PowerPoint file)
NSPE-FES Presentation (PPT: 8MB)
Speaker Database (PDF)
This list comprises speakers who have presented at recent NSPE meetings and we encourage states to contribute to this list. Many of the speakers will present for minimal fees or travel expenses.
State Brochure Template CS2 (8 MB: PDF)
State Society Letter to a Dean (Word document)
State Web Site Template (6 MB: ZIP)
Student Chapter Development Program (Word document)
Student Chapter Report Form (Word document)
Trademarks (As of 8/14/12: PDF)
Website Terms and Conditions (Word document)
Sample Policies for State Society IRS 990 Compliance
Overview (Primer) - Tax Exempt Organizations (PDF)
Antitrust Compliance Statement (PDF)
Conflict-of-Interest Statement (PDF)
Document Retention (PDF)
Joint Venture (PDF)
Objective Compensation (PDF)
Chapter Leader Handbook
Chapter Leader Handbook (Microsoft Word document)
Appendix A: Chapter Activity Suggestions
Ideas shared by state and chapter leaders to help improve your chapter meetings and outings and thereby increase attendance and member satisfaction.
Appendix B: Chapter Governance Summary of Best Practices
Appendix C: A Year in the Life of a Chapter President
By I. M. Newbee, P.E., an easy-to-read document that complements the summary of best practices for chapter officers
State Leader Handbook
State Leader Handbook (Microsoft Word document)
- Appendix C: NSPE State Model Bylaws and Operating Procedures
- Appendix D: NSPE Chapter Model Bylaws and Operating Procedures
- Appendix E: State Society Officer Descriptions
- Appendix F: Leadership Qualities
- Appendix G: NSPE Officer Installation Ceremony
- Appendix H: Roberts Rules of Order Overview
Appendix I: Meeting Planning
Includes: “Meeting Logistics Checklist” and “Putting on a Welcome Meeting” to help provide suggestions for setting up a successful event.
Appendix J: Identify Great Grassroots Activities
A form for chapters, states, and other local NSPE entities to report successful activities that can be used as models for others.
- Appendix K: Ten Tips for a Successful Leadership Year
- Appendix L: Requesting Direct Deposit
Appendix M: Finance
Includes: How to Unify Dues at the State Level, Best Practices, How to Create State and Chapter Leadership Buy-In, and Implementation Program.