Chapter Leadership


Published on Thursdays, Chapter Leadership News provides chapter executives, chapter leaders, and chapter staff with timely and relevant news from SMACNA National, along with useful information and helpful insights to keep SMACNA chapters updated and engaged with members.

Chapter Leadership Mar 17 2022

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Protect Your Chapter Against Cyberattacks

Ongoing unrest in Eastern Europe is increasing the likelihood of cyberattacks against associations and nonprofits as foreign actors look to disrupt activities in the United States and Canada.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Feb 17 2022

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January 2022 Board of Directors Report

The most recent SMACNA Board of Directors Meeting took place January 17, 2022. The full meeting report is now available to be viewed in its entirety. Please be advised that this report is not official until it has been approved at the Board of Directors Meeting scheduled for July 18, 2022.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Jan 13 2022

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Have Your Chapter Support Project 150

Project 150 was created out of the community’s desire to offer support and services to homeless high school students, so they have what they need to continue school and be successful in life.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Jan 06 2022

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Addressing the Reality of Change

The ability to identify and accept reality frees up individuals to move forward and make improvements. As leaders, chapter executives needs to focus on three types of reality.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Dec 09 2021

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Combatting a Prevalent IT Security Risk

With more and more employees working remotely than ever before, shadow IT, the unsanctioned use of technology, has become more frequent and should be addressed by having a strong IT usage policy.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Oct 21 2021

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CLRC Settlement Report Released

The September 2021 Settlements Report, and accompanying video, provides timely information on current trends in union craft wage and fringe benefits increases in the construction industry.

MEMBER UPDATE Oct 07 2021

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Kids Have a Blast at Build Event

In September, Kids Building Wisconsin partnered with local companies, including SMACNA members, to provide an opportunity for kids to learn more about the world of construction.

MEMBER UPDATE Oct 07 2021

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LJAB Training for Industry Arbitrators

SMACNA is holding a free seminar designed to help your chapter avoid bad decisions and ensure you have the information and resources necessary to meet challenges that arise from grievances.

CHAPTER LEADERSHIP Sep 23 2021

Improve Board Performance

When dealing with board members, it is important to determine if counterproductive behavior exists and then address it early on.