MAMFT’s Greater MN Committee is restructuring, reorganizing, and rebuilding! We are in need of energetic, motivated, and organized team-players to join the Greater MN Committee.
If you reside anywhere in MN outside of the 7 county metro and are looking to become involved with your professional organization we want YOU to join us! The benefits and commitments that come with a role on the committee can be found below.
Charline Bengtson is the current MAMFT Greater Minnesota Board Representative and can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find information about the committee below:
Assess the needs and create the foundation to increase the relevancy of MAMFT to Greater MN members and meets the needs of MA students, MA’s, LAMFT’s, and LMFT’s in Greater MN. Greater Minnesota accounts for all of Minnesota minus the 7-county metro region.
Committee Membership & Structure
Committee Chair: Greater MN Board elect – Charline Bengtson, LMFT 2016-2018
Regional Representatives: There will be 5 community representatives.
Committee members: Regional Reps account for 5 positions on the committee, Committee Chair accounts for 1 position, and 4 at large committee members, for a total of 10 committee members.
At-Large Committee Members:
** Committee members must be members of MAMFT.
Attendance at 80% of meetings is required. This means missing no more than 2 scheduled meetings. Meetings must be attended as planned (ie. In person meetings must be face to face with fellow committee members.)
Two years, with the option to stay on for up to 3 consecutive terms.
2016-17 Meeting Calendar
February: February , 2017, Skype Meeting, 12-2
March: March 10, 2017, 9-11, Skype Meeting
April: April 21, 2017, Annual Conference, 6:30-8:30, location TBD, supper provided.
May: May 19, 2017, Skype Meeting, 9-11
June: June 16, 2017, Skype Meeting, 9-11
August: August 18, 2017 9-11 Skype Meeting
September: September 28, 2017, 7-9pm, St. Cloud, Claudia Black Training
October: October 13, 2017, 9-11, Skype Meeting
November: November 17, 2017, 9-11, Skype Meeting
January: Greater MN MAMFT annual retreat, Details TBD
***One meeting shall serve as the annual committee retreat and focusing session. This date is yet to be determined. This will be an all day meeting. The executive committee is requested to attend this meeting. All other board members are welcome.
* Attend committee meetings
* Must create a Skype account, if not already a member, and learn to utilize this meeting software for meeting purposes.
* Attend gatherings, networking events, training events, and other special events
* Set and evaluate committee goals
* Cultivate relationships within the MFT community in Greater MN
* Promotion of the MAMFT organization in Greater MN
* Become familiar with the way MAMFT operates
Committee Strategic Plan
|Goals||Increase networking, education, and supervision opportunities in Greater MN||Increase accessibility of MAMFT in Greater MN through use of technology.||Increase collaborative relationships in Greater MN|
Individual Benefits of Serving on the Committee
Meal is provided at committee meetings
Committee members receive 50% off conference registration for fall and spring conferences
Mileage reimbursement for meetings