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Date: 4/5/2019
Subject: ICF Sacramento: March / April Newsletter
From: Lisa Murray



Monthly News and Updates
“Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work.” 
― William Arthur Ward

Hello Fellow ICF Sacramento Coaches;
 
I don’t know about you, but I can’t believe we are in April; time seems to be flying by.  We are now in the spring season and, as they say, April showers bring May flowers.  I am looking forward to seeing all the beautiful flowers!  What about you?  
Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Events
April 9 
April 22
Board Meeting
April 24
April 27
Check out our calendar of events online and stay tuned as we continue to add more! 
Get Involved and Volunteer
Help us make 2019 great! Interested in being involved with the Chapter leadership? We’re always looking for volunteers to help with events or more long-term with the Board. Our Chapter operates with a Board of Directors who meet the last Monday of each month via a Zoom video conference call.  If you have specific experience like program planning,  public relations, marketing, administration or social media, or would like to stretch your leadership skills and help drive strategic direction for the chapter we are in search of a Director of Public Relations, Director of Professional Development and a Director of Administration Assistance(Secretary).  You can find the contact information for the current Board of Directors here and request copies of our past meeting minutes. Contact Michele Tevis, President, at jmtevis@att.net  for more information.  
 

International Coaching Week 
International Coaching Week 2019 (ICW)is less than four weeks away from April 29–May 5, 2019! Let's work together to help more people experience coaching than ever before.   

We are excited to  announce that we have two events scheduled that week to share what coaching is and is not, provide laser coaching and give back to the community by advancing the knowledge of coaching.  
 
Tuesday, April 30th – Impact Foundry (hosted by American River Bank) 
Impact Foundry at 2031 K Street (2nd Floor), Sacramento from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. 

Wednesday, May 1st – Black Oak Casino Resort (BOCR) 

19400 Tuolumne Road North, Tuolumne, CA 95379 11:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Volunteers we need all hands on deck and if you want to: 
  • Share what coaching is within the community
  • Support the Global Initiative of One ICF that “coaching changes lives
  • Network and Engage with your tribe of coaches
  • Showcase and enhance your laser coaching skills
  • Be featured on our website and newsletter
  • Participate in the Volunteer “Thank You” celebratory event
Please contact Tina Shaw at tina@partner2accelerategrowth.com for more information

Membership Renewal Season 
ICF Membership indicates your commitment to the profession and your clients. However, equally, important-it is merely an investment in yourself. Renew your ICF Membership today to remain part of ICF's global community.  Also, there are lots of benefits to renewing your Global and Chapter memberships. As an ICF Chapter, we appreciate the significant role you play in ensuring the success and growth of our Global Association and Chapter.   Here are some of the benefits to renewing your membership with ICF: 
 
  1. Support in moving the coaching profession forward, truly believe that Coaching Changes Lives.
  2. Engaging and Connecting with fellow tribe of Coaches
  3. Professional Development and Continuing Education Units
  4. Business Development Support
  5. Research and Data that is relevant to the coaching industry

All ICF Global Memberships expired on March 31, 2019. Please click here to renew your Global membership ICF Renewal page.
 
Don’t forget to renew your ICF Sacramento membership which expires April 30th.   

News from ICF Global
Do you know the History?
Professional coach, Thomas Leonard, started ICF in 1995 as a non-profit organization for fellow coaches to support each other and grow the profession. The following year, a president was appointed, and a board of directors established. The first ICF Chapter was established in the same year and by May 1996, there were more than 60 ICF Chapters worldwide.  ICF will be twenty-five years old in 2020. Read more: https://coachfederation.org/history
 

Are you looking for information? Do you know that ICF has tons of research available for coaches and is the leader in conducting and providing coaching industry research and data. 
 

Credential Holders Update
 
25,781: ICF Credential-holders 
460: ICF Credential applications approved in March 2019

 
In April, ICF will launch a new software platform designed to make it easier than ever for coaches to apply for and renew their credentials. With the new platform, coaches will be able to: initiate and access a credential application or renewal application via their profile on the ICF website; complete applications over time, instead of all at once; monitor application status in real time; and begin logging CCEUs toward renewal at any time after earning a credential. More information will be shared soon via email and at https://coachfederation.org/credential-updates.
 
Coleen Chandler, our newly appointed Credential Officer will be reaching out to the coaches whose credential expires in December 2019 to provide assistance with the Global process.  She will be sending out an e-mail in Mid-May with more details. 


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