Strategic Plan & Direction

Celebrating 30 Years: Three Decades Strong

The leadership of NAGAP continues to review and sharpen it's strategic plan for the well-being of the organization. This webpage has been designed to help you be better informed about the changes and projects going forward. We encourage you to share your thoughts and any suggestions on these new initiatives.

The 2020-2022 strategic plan is based on the 2020 Membership Needs Assessment results

Key Focus Area 1: Recognized Leadership
We will be recognized as the leaders in GEM by our members, institutions, partners, and the media.

Key Focus Area 2: Promote a Culture of GEM Scholarship
We will lead the generation, curation, and dissemination of GEM knowledge that is globally relevant, promotes thought leadership, and increases member engagement. 

Key Focus Area 3: Recruitment and Retention of Members
We will meet the ever-changing professional needs of our membership. 

Key Focus Area 4: Diversity and Inclusion
We will have a comprehensive focus on diversity and inclusion across all core aspects of the association, including membership, leadership, and education. 

Key Focus Area 5: Education and Professional Development
We will provide a professional development curriculum with a strong foundation in all areas of the GEM lifecycle for members at all experience levels across all NAGAP's educational offerings. 

Key Focus Area 6: Chapters
We will complement our members’ opportunities for professional growth and development by supporting regional and special-interest Chapters that increase access to NAGAP for GEM professionals.

Key Focus Area 7: Fiscal Management
NAGAP will make fiscally responsible decisions and seek new and balanced revenue sources to ensure sustainability and strategic growth.