Delegate Council Virtual Kickoff Workshop Title Sponsor: Monday, 17 May 2021 The Virtual Kickoff Workshop will be an online event providing attendees the opportunity to learn about the Delegate Council – the new advisory body for genealogical member organizations of NGS. The Delegate Council will provide advice on genealogy and family history issues to the NGS Board of Directors, provide advice to the Board on how NGS can best serve genealogy and family history organizations, and implement programs delegated to the council by the NGS Board. Workshop Purpose To share information about the structure and function of the Delegate Council To facilitate understanding of Delegate Council member roles To provide opportunities for feedback into Delegate Council operations To prepare members for effective collaboration on the Delegate Council Who should attend? Official delegates of NGS member organizations If your organization is unsure of its NGS membership status or its assigned delegate please contact [email protected] About the Kickoff Workshop The Virtual Kickoff Workshop will be held Monday, May 17th. The workshop will consist of: An opening plenary session to provide all attendees an overview of the workshop scope and daily schedule of activities Professionally moderated discussions designed to foster collaboration among NGS member organizations, ensuring effective communications throughout NGS, and providing advice and information to the NGS board Networking opportunities during program breaks and breakout sessions Some portions of the workshop will be recorded and posted on the NGS website for member organization access. Questions? Contact the NGS Registrar at [email protected].