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Membership Base and Potential

Respondents were asked to answer this set of questions with the following in mind: Considerable stakeholder input into the strategic planning process over the past five months has identified five Strategic Pillars for the new COSCDA Strategic Action Plan. The Strategic Pillars are the building blocks of the new Strategic Action Plan that will guide organizational decision-making for the next 3 years. We would like to explore your thoughts on the importance of potential action areas under each Strategic Pillar.

Membership Base and Potential: Strengthening COSCDA’s membership base and expanding membership options.

Respondents were asked:
Throughout the planning process, stakeholders emphasized the need to intentionally show COSCDA’s value to its members and to remain flexible to different states’ needs. COSCDA has the opportunity to take significant steps to strengthen its membership base and expand its membership options. How important are the following actions to strengthening COSCDA’s membership base and potential? (Scale: 1 = Not at all important; 10 = Critically important)

Key things to note:

  • The most important action that can be taken to strengthen COSCDA’s membership base and potential was identified as continuing to develop online resources for members, followed equally by expanding connection areas with member organizations, and growing membership under disaster recovery.
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  • The responses can be filtered according to respondent region, age, affiliation with COSCDA, and length of time involved with COSCDA.