VISION 2020 Strategic Planning Initiative
The VISION 2020 Strategic Planning Initiative Steering
Committee is tasked to create recommendations, establish goals and provide
oversight for improving collaboration and communication among units in Florida
Wing Group 5. The goals established by the committee are intended to guide
unit-level and group-level annual planning and to assist unit management by
leveraging available resources across Group 5. The committee will focus on each
of Civil Air Patrol's three primary missions; Aerospace Education, Emergency
Services and Cadet Programs. In addition, the committee may establish goals or
recommendations for support functions such as professional development, public
affairs, recruiting, etc.
The unit commander from each squadron in Group 5 will be
responsible for maintaining a designated unit representative on the ad hoc
committee. The unit commander will provide the group commander with name and
contact information of current designee within 20 days of designation. The
committee will be formed no later than March 31, 2018 and will be disbanded no
later than September 30, 2020. Designees should be an experienced CAP member
that currently demonstrates strong leadership skills and a solid understanding
of CAP policies. A designee is expected to serve on the committee for at least
six months. The committee may choose to employ additional CAP members as
subject matter experts as needed. Each designee will act as liaison between
unit and the committee to ensure an effective two-way flow of information. The
committee will typically convene on virtual-basis using electronic technology.
The committee will convene a minimum of once per calendar quarter. It is
reasonable to anticipate greater frequency of meetings, likely monthly, during
early project stages.
The unit representative is expected to actively participate
in fulfilling the committee's purpose both in the committee environment and at
home unit. Designee will participate in fact-finding and decision-making surrounding
committee topics and will need to employ leadership skills to generate
understanding of the initiative efforts and foster cooperation with home unit
staff and members. The designee will serve as a valuable conduit to deliver
information to home unit members and provide an effective channel to deliver
feedback to the committee.
The committee will deliver goals and recommendations aimed
at enhancing collaboration and/or communication among units in Group 5.
Goals will be specific in description and quantifiable in order to measure the
progress made within a specified period of time. The goals will be clearly
defined to be actionable, reasonable to achieve based on available resources
and relevant to regular CAP activity. The committee will also generate
recommendations and promote best-practices that support the purpose of the
initiative. The committee will monitor the VISION 2020 strategic initiative
activity, evaluate progress and modify any recommendation or goal as needed.
The committee members will determine individual member roles, positions and
committee procedures as part of the initiative activity.
Designees completing six months or more of active
participation on the VISION 2020 Strategic Planning Initiative Steering
Committee will be nominated for Civil Air Patrol's Achievement Award.
Contact Lt. Col. Jeff Carlson | firstname.lastname@example.org | 941.228.4254 for more information