The Commissioner Newsletter


Winter 2020

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National Commissioner’s Minute


The first step in building a relationship is making a visit, says National Commissioner Ellie Morrison, which means making a visit is the most important thing commissioners do. Read more

Recruiting and Retention

National Commissioner Service Chair

Making the ask when recruiting a new commissioner is easier when there’s an existing relationship, advises Recruiting and Retention Chair Jeff Bostwick. Read more

National Commissioner Service Chair Larry Chase points out that building effective personal relationships isn’t just for unit commissioners. Read more


Commissioner Development

Building relationships isn’t complicated. Resources Chair Darlene Sprague gives some pointers on developing, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with unit leaders. Read more

Development opportunities aren’t just about training. Commissioner Development Chair John Cherry points out that building relationships is an important aspect of these events. Read more

Starting and Sustaining Units

Marketing and Communications

Starting and Sustaining Units Chair Sue Simmons offers advice on how unit commissioners can begin the process of building a relationship with unit leadership. Read more

Communication is the foundation of any good relationship, according to Marketing and Communications Chair Mike Moegenburg. Read more


Commissioner Technology

Program Chair Steve Lee explores three commitments that are essential to building good relationships between commissioners and unit leaders. Read more

Technology for communication abounds. When used in a thoughtful manner, says Commissioner Technology Chair Rick Hillenbrand, these tools can help commissioners nurture relationships. Read more


JTE Key Performance Indicators

Exploring Chair Craig Martin notes that the need for developing relationships with units extends to Exploring posts and clubs. Read more

Here’s a look at the latest Key Performance Indicators from December 2019. Read more

Regional Commissioners

Commissioner Events

Regional and Area Commissioners Organization Chart. Read more

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