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This section of the ICRI website is dedicated to helping chapters and chapter leaders. If you have any ideas or suggestions on how this page can better serve that purpose, contact Dale Regnier at daler@icri.org or  651-290-6278.

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Click on a topic below to be taken to that area of the Chapter Resources page.



Chapter President Guide

To find better and more efficient ways to support ICRI Chapter leaders, ICRI has developed this Checklist and Guide. Here you will find a consolidated checklist of necessary activities by month, details on what to do with your monthly chapter update, best practices on internal and external communications, a monthly to-do list, and other items of interest to you, the volunteer chapter leader.

As with all things ICRI, this is a living document and the processes of chapter relations changes all the time. So if you have ideas or suggestions on how this document can better serve you, please let ICRI know.

Send your comments and questions to Dale Regnier at daler@icri.org or call 651-290-6278.

ICRI Chapter President Guide


Chapter Roundtables

In order to focus on chapters and the issues that face volunteers in chapter leadership roles, ICRI developed the Chapter Roundtable meetings. These 2-day meetings bring together ICRI leaders, ICRI staff and chapter leaders in order to reinforce the support chapters receive from ICRI and introduce local leaders to each other so everyone can exchange ideas for success. ICRI provides the meeting space and food. 

Chapters are invited to send at least two representatives (providing transportation and lodging) and all walk away with a better understanding of what it means to have a success local ICRI chapter. There are two meetings a year and it takes two full years to reach all ICRI chapters. Chapters will be sent official invitations when the Roundtable is coming to their area. 

ICRI Chapter Roundtable Area Map

Area One - Includes the following chapters; BWC, CT, DV, MNY, NE, QP, PIT, and UNY.
The next scheduled meeting is Fall 2020

Area Two - Includes; AZ, BCC, HOU, NTX, NCA, OK, PNW, RM, SCA, and SCT.
The next scheduled meeting is Spring 2021

Area Three - Includes; CHI, COH, GP, GCC, IND, I/I, MDS, MI, MIN, and NOH.
The next scheduled meeting is Fall 2021

Area Four - Includes; CAR, CFL, FFC, FWC, GA, GS, SFL, SWF, and VA.
The next scheduled meeting is Spring 2022.


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ICRI Certification Presentations, Marketing Tools & Chapter Rebate Program

The ICRI Certification Committee and the ICRI Marketing Committee put together tools to help Chapters discuss and promote the ICRI Certification programs. Provided below are two PowerPoint presentations that will introduce you to the Concrete Slab Moisture Testing (CSMT) and Concrete Surface Repair Technician (CSRT) programs.  Also provided are two PDF flyers, one for each program, that can be printed for reference or passed out at meetings. They are ready to download and use at your next meeting with only minor preparation by the presenter.

Chapter Rebate Program: ICRI offers a rebate program for ICRI Chapters to support and promote the ICRI Concrete Slab Moisture Testing (CSMT) and Concrete Surface Repair Testing Technician (CSRT) certification courses. Chapters will receive a rebate of 15% of the paid registration fees for all certification participants who register for the CSMT/CSRT programs solely due to the chapter’s marketing and promotion.

New PowerPoint Presentations and promotional flyers are being developed at the Spring 2020 convention. Please check back after that convention. 


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Chapter Awards Forms - Updated for 2019

For the convenience of all chapter leaders, the 2019 Chapter Awards Forms are available through the links below. If you are looking to plan your 2020 activities, consider consulting the awards forms to ensure you are moving in the right direction.

Chapter of the Year, Outstanding Chapters, Excellent Chapters, Most Improved Chapter, and Outstanding Chapter Event awards will be presented during the 2020 Spring Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Awards Forms or Annual Reports only are due by February 17, 2020.


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Leadership Recruitment Presentation

Recruitment and retention of volunteer leaders is a hot topic for many Chapters. Below is a Leadership Recruitment presentation given at ICRI Chapter Roundtable meetings.

The presentation takes you through some time-tested tips and best practice suggestions for recruiting and retaining volunteers in your chapter. Download the presentation then show it to your current and future leaders during a Chapter Leadership meeting.

Download the Chapter Recruitment Presentation.


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2013 ICRI Guideline Marketing Presentations

May 20, 2013 — The ICRI Marketing Committee has worked to develop a series of PowerPoint Marketing slides that cover EACH AND EVERY one of the ICRI Technical Guidelines. They were developed for chapters to use before, after or during a presentation on one of the ICRI guidelines. The PowerPoint helps reinforce the fact that ICRI has a Technical Guideline available on almost any topic the chapter will have for a presentation. No script is necessary. You can pick one PowerPoint presentation or get them all in one large PowerPoint file. They are here for you to download when you need them.


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Delegate Program Update

March 18, 2011 -- The ICRI Chapters Committee updated the requirements for a Chapter Delegate at an ICRI Convention as outlined below. In exchange for attending, a Chapter Delegate receives free registration to the convention. The delegate must pay for travel, housing, and any additional convention activities (golf, banquets, social outings). Chapters can receive additional Chapter Awards points for providing the delegate with $500 towards those expenses.

Download a copy of the Delegate Program Update.


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Safety Guideline Presentation

ICRI Committee 120, Environmental Health and Safety, put together a PowerPoint Presentation to introduce the Safety Guideline to ICRI Chapters. This 15-slide presentation has all the notes you will need to review for chapter members all the aspects and important features developed for ICRI Technical Guideline No. 120.1-2009, "Guidelines and Recommendations for Safety in the Concrete Repair Industry." It is ready to download and use at your next meeting with only minor preparation by the presenter.

Download the PowerPoint presentation.


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Upcoming Chapter News Deadlines

January/February 2020 — November 10, 2019
March/April 2020 — January 10, 2020
May/June 2020 — March 10, 2020
July/August 2020 — May 10, 2020
September/October 2020 — July 10, 2020
November/December 2020 — September 10, 2020 (ICRI Project Awards Issue)
January/February 2021 — November 10, 2020


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Incorporation and 501(c)(6) Status

The topic of the Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum at the 2009 Fall Convention in Arizona was "Incorporation and 501(c)(6)

Status." Attendees learned about chapter requirements regarding the necessary steps to becoming permanent legal entities in the eyes of state and local government as well as the IRS as well as setting themselves up as non-profit entities.

Following is the Powerpoint presentation provided by the ICRI Chapters Committee, which includes a list of the steps each chapter must take.

Download the PowerPoint presentation.


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Taxes Presentation

December 1, 2008 - The topic of the Inter-Chapter Luncheon and Forum at the 2008 Fall Convention in St. Louis was "Financial Responsibilities." Attendees learned about chapter requirements regarding ICRI provided insurance as well as changes to the IRS policies regarding non-profit entities.

Following is the Powerpoint presentation provided by the ICRI Chapters Committee that includes a list of the steps each chapter must take in order to become their own legal entity in the eyes of the IRS.

Also, listed below are a variety of resources outlined in the presentation that can help you along the way. Click on the following titles to download:


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ICRI Chapter By-Laws

All ICRI Chapters should have a copy of Chapter By-Laws that mirror those of ICRI National. Below you will find an updated copy of the ICRI Chapter By-Laws from 2019. 

If your Chapter By-Laws are not handy, you may need some of the information to complete your Incorporation procedure.

Download a copy of the ICRI Chapter By-Laws.

 

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ICRI Chapter Regions

ICRI Chapters are located in one of nine Regions.

To help chapter leaders understand which Region they are in, who else is in that Region, and the identity of the Regional Representative on the ICRI Board of Directors, you will find below a regional breakdown document as well as a Regional Map with a more graphic representation.

Download the Regional Representative Document.

View or download the Regional Map.


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ICRI Chapter Insurance

Another topic that comes up from time to time is Chapter Insurance Coverage. 

Currently, ALL ICRI Chapters are covered under ICRI's General Liability Insurance Policy at no cost to the chapter.

If your chapter needs a Certificate of Insurance for a venue, contact Dale Regnier at daler@icri.org or  651-290-6278.


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ICRI Guide to Chapter Organization and Operation

The Chapters Committee updated and approved for distribution the ICRI Guide to Chapter Organization and Operation. The changes bring the guide up to speed with current chapter policies and activities, as well as the current ICRI National Policy Manual.

Download a copy of the ICRI Guide to Chapter Organization and Operation


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Chapter Meeting Topic Lists

Here you will find a comprehensive list of many chapter meeting topics provided to ICRI. If your chapter is looking for ideas for upcoming meetings, be sure to consult the topic list. If you have questions regarding a topic or speaker you find on the list, contact the secretary for that chapter. If your chapter has meeting topics it would like added to the list, please contact the ICRI office at your convenience.

CLICK HERE to review a Current Chapter Meeting Topic List (All of 2011 plus Jan/Feb 2012)

CLICK HERE to review a Chapter Meeting Topic List (All of 2008, 2009 and 2010).

CLICK HERE to review a Chapter Meeting Topic List (All meetings 2004 to 2007).


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ICRI Chapter Presentation Template

Used as an Introduction to ICRI at the Chapter Roundtable and other events, this slideshow was developed and approved a presentation for chapter officers to use at chapter events. The presentation includes information on ICRI, its history, membership, publications, committees, and events. There are also slides you can customize to include information specific to your officers, meetings, etc.

If you have questions or have problems downloading the files, contact Dale Regnier at daler@icri.org or  651-290-6278.

Download the current ICRI Chapters Presentation PowerPoint.


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ICRI Guest Speaker Presentation Guidelines

ICRI strives to ensure that the presentations we offer at our National Conventions and Chapter Events are generic in nature; not a sales pitch for the presenter or the presenters company. A presentation that turns into a sales pitch can upset attendees who are there to learn. Included in the document are the prerequisites we require to be a presenter. Be clear and concise when informing your presenters of your rules and their consequences.

Download the Guest Speaker Presentation Guidelines.


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Posting Chapter Newsletters and Meeting Announcements

ICRI chapters can post newsletters and meeting/event flyers on their chapter web ICRI pages by submitting a Chapter Update Form.

Submit a Chapter Update

Click above to submit information to update your chapter page on the ICRI website. You must be logged in as an ICRI member.


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