June 2015 Affiliate

Director's Notes: Incentives, Impostors, and Professionalism
During this spring’s Council Presidents’ Seminar crosstalk session, several items came up that are worthy of further discussion and clarification, including incentives for recruiting new chapter members, dealing with imposters, and professionalism.

Auxiliary Corner: Storming the Hill 2015
The Surviving Spouses Advisory Committee (formerly the Auxiliary Member Advisory Committee) stormed the Hill in April with MOAA council and chapter presidents from across the country.

Share Your Thoughts
Take time to share your thoughts about contemporary leadership by entering MOAA’s 2015 military professional essay contest

Col. Steve Strobridge Legislative Chair/Liaison Award
MOAA will recognize one outstanding council or chapter legislative chair/liaison by presenting him or her with the Col. Steve Strobridge Award

Virginia Council Hosts Congressional Luncheon
Members from all 18 MOAA chapters that comprise the Virginia Council of Chapters (VCOC) held their 30th annual Congressional Appreciation Luncheon May 21 at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C.

In the Limelight
Lt. Col. Marc Oliveri, USAR (Ret) 

Get More Paying Members
Is your chapter’s membership committee busy recruiting new members? Remember, to receive credit under Chapter Recruiting 2015, each new chapter member also must be a member of national MOAA.

Communications Award Winners
The 2014 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Award Contest drew a record number of entries from chapter leaders who vied for top honors in seven categories of competition.

Tip of the Hat
… to members of the Wichita (Kan.) Chapter who showed their support for seven area college-bound Junior ROTC (JROTC) cadets by presenting them with scholarships that totaled $14,000.