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Join the Twitter Discussion on 'Making the Most of Your Chapter Budget'

BY: Julianna Hunt | 10/07/19

On October 17, APA’s Chapter Relations Department will host a Chapter Twitter Chat through the #APAChapters hashtag. All chapter leaders are invited to discuss the topic “Making the Most of Your Chapter Budget” from 3:00-4:00 pm EST.

Regional Advisors, Abbey Moran, CPP and Melineé Cody, CPP, will also join as Guest Tweeters to share their valuable knowledge and experiences. Don’t miss out on this convenient opportunity to network!

To join, simply login to Twitter and search for #APAChapters, or go to our #APAChapters room on TwChat to easily follow along with the conversation.

Participating chapter leaders will be asked to share answers to the questions below:

Q1. Do you currently have a formal chapter budget? How do you maintain that budget?Q2. How often do chapter leaders review the budget or financial reports?
Q3. Who is involved in creating the chapter budget?
Q4. What are some best practices on starting a chapter budget?
Q5. Who is responsible for the treasurer responsibilities? Do you have written procedures or guidelines?
Q6. What check and balances are in place to ensure fiscal responsibility?
Q7. How does your chapter raise funds to support your budget?
Q8. What free resources do you use to maximize your budget?
Q9. What are your largest expenses for events?
Q10. What are some cost-saving tips you discovered?

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