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Dr. Bill Bercu, GAZeL Chair
Thank you for your interest in serving on the GAZEL Board of Directors.I am Dr. Bill Bercu. As Chair of GAZeL I am inviting you to consider participation on the Board. We are at an exciting time in our history, and welcome new people and fresh ideas.
With your participation you will help implement GAZeL's initiatives to Connect Arizona's Innovative Learning Community.
As you may know, GAZeL is a nonprofit statewide Arizona Industry Organization including Arizona’s policy makers and business, government, education and nonprofit organizations. We are an alliance of Innovative Learning providers, entrepreneurs, educators, practitioners, and consumers of Innovative Learning technologies and services, including related businesses, organizations and institutions that support the industry.
GAZeL is on a mission to Connect Arizona’s Innovative Learning Community, provide in-depth resources and opportunities for industry members and consumers/ practitioners to collaborate, exchange ideas and work together on issues for the common good such education, workforce development and research.
We are Reinventing GAZeL!Here is a quick recap of what is already underway with GAZeL. We are:
Bringing on new Board members with fresh ideas for the organization.
Gearing up our social networking on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc
Rebranding GAZeL emphasizing our initiatives to Connect the Arizona Innovative Learning Community.
Recruiting Corporate Sponsors, strategic partners, new board members and volunteers to help support our initiatives.
Expectations for Board MembersWe are developing an effective Board of Directors made up representatives of leading eLearning companies, universities, community colleges, K12 education, libraries, and consumers of eLearning technologies and services.
We are looking for Board members that will become actively engaged and invest time in the organization.
Here are some of our expectations:
Attend at least 6 of our monthly online Board meetings.
Help secure at least one sponsor for GAZeL and our events and activities.
Actively participate in at least one GAZeL committee or project.
Attend our events and personally invite your colleagues.
More About GAZeL 2015 and BeyondLearn more about GAZeL, our events and initiatives for 2015 and beyond, things we have done, opportunities to get involved and invest in GAZeL, and, how you will benefit from participation (see sidebar for details).
Thanks For Considering Our Request.
Join The Board Today!
We will greatly appreciate your participation and we look forward to a long and productive relationship. In the meantime, please contact us if you have questions.
Bill Bercu, Chair