Rave Review 2018

This is NOT A GRADED EXERCISE.  This survey is to help Societies identify areas to expand on and help WPAOG better understand Society needs and improve services provided by WPAOG by tracking the Responsiveness, Alignment, Vitality, and meeting of Expectations for the current year. Please answer to the best of your ability. This session is expected to take
approximately 20 minutes to complete.

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* 1. Society Name

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* 2. Do you have a:

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* 3. I would consider my Society:

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* 4. Do you know what Region your Society is in?

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* 5. Do you know who your Regional Society Advisors are?

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* 6. Do you regularly maintain a website? if so, please provide the address

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* 7. What type of events does your Society hold at least once a year? 
Please check all that apply.

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* 8. What are your busiest months?

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* 9. What is the primary method you use to contact your Society members?

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* 10. Do you send a representative to the Annual Leaders Conference?

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* 11. Do you collaborate with other Service Academies, Societies, or Parent Groups in your area?

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* 12. Does your Society regularly (several times a year) provide any type of
support for:

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* 13. Do you require your members to sign up for membership?

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* 14. Do you charge a membership fee?

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* 15. How many active members does your Society have? These are individuals
who regularly participate in your activities, not necessarily the number of
individuals in your radius.

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* 16. What estimated percentage do each of these groups make up on average for
your events?

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* 17. What Class decades is your Society primarily comprised from?
(If it is between two categories, please check both)

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* 18. Do you share Graduate Death Notifications with your members?

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* 19. Do you share WPAOG job postings with your members?

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* 20. Do you utilize the online Society Administration (Society Roster)
portion of the website?

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* 21. Is your Society leadership aware of the current WPAOG Society Leader
Policies and USMA Insignia Polices (available in the Society Leader Toolkit)?

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* 22. Have you submitted your active bylaws and are they on file with WPAOG
Society Support?

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* 23. Do you have a succession plan?

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* 24. Do you have a strategic plan?

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* 25. Is your Society a registered non-profit?

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* 26. If you or anyone in your Society knows the original formation date of your
Society, please share that information with us.

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* 27. What is your Society's Mission Statement?

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* 28. How closely do you feel your Mission Statement aligns with WPAOG's? 
WPAOG's mission is to serve West Point and its graduates: its purpose is to further the ideals and promote the welfare of USMA.

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* 29. What is your Society's Vision Statement?

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* 30. How Closely do you feel your Vision Statement aligns with WPAOG's?
WPAOG's vision is to be the most highly connected alumni body in the world.

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* 31. What are your Society's Values?

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* 32. How closely do feel your Society Values align with WPAOG's?
WPAOG's are: Respect, Integrity, Trust, Teamwork, and Excellence.

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* 33. How well do you feel your Society is doing fulfilling your Mission, Vision and Values?

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* 34. How well is your Society doing with Admissions activities?

  Not applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Congressional Nomination Committee
Members
Field Force Liaisons
Sponsoring Cadet Candidate Visits to West Point
STEM, STEAM, LEADS, OR WPLEC
Visits to local High Schools
Visits to local Congressional Offices

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* 35. How well is your Society doing with staying involved with attendance at
WPAOG/USMA?

  Not Applicable Needs A lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Attendance at Leaders Conference
Society Attendance at Another USMA/WPAOG Conference or Meeting
Society Member is a WPAOG Board Member
Society Member is an Active Class Advisor
Society Member is an Active Advisor at Large
Society Member is an Active WPAOG Committee Member

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* 36. How well is your Society doing with engaging Cadets?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Boodle Boxes to Cadets
Events for Exchange Cadets
Food or Spirit Support for Traveling USMA Teams or Clubs
Housing for Traveling Cadets
Included Cadets in Event Invitations
New Cadet Acceptance Awards
Spirit Events for Traveling USMA Teams or Clubs
Welcome Event for Newly Accepted Cadets

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* 37. How well is your Society doing with communication and keeping up with
technology?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Leadership changes shared with WPAOG
Maintained an updated Society Website
Photo Sharing System
Sent Email Blasts using WPAOG's updated list
Shared Society Interest Survey
Shared Stories for Society News
Updated WPAOG Mini- Website
Updated WPAOG Roster
Using QPAOG Event Registration Services
Using WPAOG Membership Tracking Services
Utilized Facebook
Utilized Instagram
Utilized Twitter

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* 38. How well is your Society doing at offering a variety of events for your
constituents?

  Not Applicable  Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Army-Navy Tailgate
Charity Event
Community Engagement
Founders Day
Holiday Party
Spirit Event
Summer Picnic
Traveling Cadet Event

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* 39. How well is your Society doing with governance activities?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Decent Good Expert
By-Laws
Maintained Society Membership Reports
Nominated a Candidate for Regional Advisor
Nominated Associate Member
Signed and Returned All Required USMA and WPAOG Policies
Society has a Regional Advisor Serving
Strategic Plan
Succession Plan
Voted for the Regional Advisor

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* 40. How well is your Society doing with nominating qualified candidates for
various awards and positions?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Nominated Candidate for the Distinguished Graduate Award
Nominated Candidate for the Thayer Award
Presented a Newly Admitted Cadet Award
Presented a Youth Academic or Leadership Award
Presented Community Award
Presented Volunteer Award
Provided Scholarships
Nominated Individuals for Advisory Council Positions
Nominated New Individuals for QPAOG Board Positions
Submitted an Application for a Friend of West Point
Submitted an Application for an Associate Membership

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* 41. How well is your Society doing with assisting WPAOG's fundraising efforts?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
50% or More of Leaders are donation to WPAOG
Assisting with All Academy Challenge
Leaders are donating to WPAOG
president is Donating to WPAOG
Society is Donating to Other Non-Profits
Society is Donating to WPAOG

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* 42. How well is your Society doing with teamwork and support?

  Not Applicable Needs a lot of work Needs some work Decent Good Expert
Assisting Senior Grads with Memoires?
Assisting Widows/Widowers/Families
Assisting with Career Transitions
Assisting with Errands and Chores
Assisting with Rides to Appointments
Mentor Program
Providing Companionship to Senior Grads
State License Plate Program
Working with Admissions
Working with Local Business Owners
Working with other Societies
Working with other Services Academies
Working with Parents Clubs
Working with Regional Advisors
Working with USMA AIADs
Working with USMA Clubs
Working with WPAOG Career Services
Young Grad Support

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* 43. What is your Society's greatest strength?

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* 44. How many events or activities does your Society participate in or host a year?

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* 45. Do you regularly request speakers from USMA?

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* 46. Do you use WPAOG's online registration services?

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* 47. Do you use WPAOG's email distribution services?

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* 48. Do you read the monthly Society Leader Update?

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* 49. Do you recommend any of the following WPAOG services/ activities
to your members?

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* 50. Please provide any additional feedback you feel might be useful

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