IMPACT Leaflet No. 1a

Utilizing Member Resources

Number of people:       All members of the extension council
Minimum time:             30 minutes
Materials:                     Member resource checklist
Setting:                        Any

Purpose:

To gather information on the skills and experiences, interests and expectations of each council member. If all responses are compiled on a quick reference sheet, it allows an overview of what kinds of resources exist. That information can be shared easily with all members.

Process:

The questions in this checklist can be used either formally or informally to inventory council resources.

1. Formally: Ask each member to fill out a questionnaire. Encourage them to be specific.

2. Informally: Ask one person to poll or interview members using the statements as an outline.

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Questions:

1. I want the goals of the extension council to be:

 

2. I wanted to serve on the extension council so that the following would happen (be realistically idealistic):

  

3. In order for this to happen, I think the council should:

 

4. I will probably lose interest in the council if:

 

5. I have the following skills that I could share with the council:

 

6. I have the following interests that I would like to explore with the council:

 

7. I have access to the following people, who would be helpful to the council:

 

8. I have had the following experiences that I feel would be beneficial to the council: