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Signature Events Council

The primary objective of the Council is to execute the signature event initiatives of the National Hospice Foundation.

Committee Roster

Staff Contact: Joy Nguyen, 703-647-5167

Expectations of Council

Time Commitment: Approximately 6 meetings a year (a combination of phone an in-person associated with NHPCO conferences) with the frequency changing as event dates approach.  Council members are expected to participate actively in a majority of Council meetings. Materials should be read prior to the next meeting. Council members are asked to notify the Staff Liaison if they will not be available for a conference call or meeting.

General Committee Member Expectations:

  • Provide leadership and advance philanthropic opportunities for care at the end of life.
  • Engage Board of Directors members to increase development opportunities and outcomes.
  • Assist in recruiting corporate sponsors and make personal contacts.
  • Provide names and contact information of potential invitees and corporate sponsors. Make personal contact when appropriate.
  • Assist in soliciting auction items.
  • Assist in soliciting in-kind/vendor discounts when appropriate.
  • Allow National Hospice Foundation to list council member names on invitations and marketing materials.
  • Assist in developing theme for events when appropriate.
  • Assist in recruiting Master of Ceremonies when appropriate.
  • Assist in event PR and marketing.
  • Coordinate efforts with other Councils as appropriate
  • Suggest new individuals for Council membership

Review Committee and Council Guidelines

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